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SPONSORED. The Revolutionary Revolox™ Self-Locking Retaining Ring for High RPM (by Smalley)

SPONSORED. The Revolutionary Revolox™ Self-Locking Retaining Ring for High RPM (by Smalley)

Ready to revolutionize your high RPM design? From electric motors to transmissions, the Revolox Self-Locking Ring is engineered with your high rotational capacity applications in mind. The revolutionary ‘dimple and slot’ design enables engineers to design around high RPM requirements safely, easily, and with ease of assembly for high production volumes.

By Justyna Rapacz, Marketing Engineer, Smalley

Smalley Releases the Revolutionary Revolox™ Self-Locking Retaining Ring: Safely and Easily Secure Your High-Speed Rotational Needs!

Rotational capacity requirements for modern applications are higher than ever, especially in electric motors, gearboxes, and automotive transmissions. As the market leader for innovative retaining ring solutions, Smalley has been continually investing in ongoing research and development to meet the demand for high RPM requirements.
Smalley’s latest retaining ring innovation, the revolutionary Revolox Self-Locking Ring, features a ‘dimple and slot’ design that safely and efficiently secures your application at high speeds.

Revolox Self-Locking Ring. The ‘dimple and slot’ design locks in place as the ring rotates at high speeds, preventing ring expansion.
Close up of the ‘dimple and slot’ design on a Revolox Self-Locking Ring.

The top five advantages of Revolox Self-Locking Ring include:

01. Significantly higher RPM capacity over an equivalent non-locking retaining ring
Revolox Self-Locking Rings were tested and optimized for superior and secure high RPM performance. Contact Smalley Engineers to discuss RPM capabilities in your application.

02. Ease of installation
The sturdy ‘dimple and slot’ design is not easily damaged during installation.

03. Lightweight
With a part weight approximately half the weight of a typical retaining ring, the lower part weight reduces rotating mass and therefore increases efficiency in the application. 

04. Automated installation capabilities
Automated installation capabilities make Revolox Self-Locking Rings an ideal solution for high production volumes.

05. Inherently better-balanced than snap rings
Revolox Self-Locking Rings have an inherently better-balanced design that helps decrease vibration.

For Ken Massett, Vice President of Sales Engineering at Smalley:

“We are excited to introduce Revolox Self-Locking Rings to our growing selection of over 6,000 retaining rings. This new product will transform the way engineers design high rotational capacity applications by enabling them to design around high RPM requirements cost-effectively and with ease of assembly for high volume applications.”

Learn more about Revolox Self-Locking Rings and contact an Engineer for technical design support and guidance.