This standard is intended to cover complete general and dimensional data for three series of general purpose tapered and reduced cross section retaining rings which may be used with the nominal size shafts and housings listed and in grooves of the recommended dimensions listed. Also included are formulas and tolerances on which dimensional data are based. Three appendixes include guidance for assembly and recommended standard drawing formats.
The inclusion of dimensional data in this standard is not intended to imply that all of the products described are stock production sizes. Consumers should consult with manufacturers concerning lists of stock production sizes.