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Manchester Central Convention Complex(M2 3GX)

31/03/2020 - 01/04/2020

The UK’s leading conference gathering of senior level executives from the UK manufacturing industry (more)

Drives & Controls Exhibition

NEC, Birmingham(B40 1NT)

21/04/2020 - 23/04/2020

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UKIVA Machine Vision Conference 2020

Marshall Arena, Milton Keynes(MK1 1ST)


Vision solutions have been applied in almost any industry you can think of. Food, beverage, pharmaceutical, (more)

PPMA Show 2020

NEC, Birmingham(B40 1NT)

29/09/2020 - 01/10/2020

PPMA Show 2020 is the UK’s largest ever event dedicated to state-of-the-art processing and packaging (more)

Advanced Engineering 2020

NEC, Birmingham(B40 1NT)

04/11/2020 - 05/11/2020

The UK's largest annual advanced manufacturing trade show, Advanced Engineering is your opportunity to (more)

Riding the wave

Riding the wave
Rotor Clip says it can handle bearing pre-loads with its MST-series of Truwave wave springs. These single-turn metric wave springs are available in sizes from 16mm to 170mm and are ideal for short deflection applications. They offer a number of advantages for bearing retention. Overhead assembly is possible, since the wave spring can lightly grip the inside of the bearing bore. 

The wave spring can be installed automatically via a tapered mandrel similar to the automatic installation of retaining rings. There is a characteristically even load/force with small tolerances due to even, sinusoidal waves in the spring design. There is no radial jamming, since spring ends are able to overlap and do not push against one another. There are no tooling costs for special sizes, the wave spring is self-centering in bearing bore.
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