The newly released 2013 50th Anniversary Parts and Engineering Catalog combines all of the company’s 10,000 products into a single entity. Covered products include the Spirolox Retaining Ring and Wave Spring Series, as well as the new Metric Hoopster and Laminar Seal Rings.
Laminar-seal rings, an alternative means of sealing components in assemblies from contamination, have been available from the company for years. The rings better withstand higher temperatures and corrosive environments than common O-rings or conventional rubber seals. Their increased popularity in metal seals allowed for the series to be incorporated into the catalog for the first time. Laminar Rings can withstand higher temperatures and more corrosive environments than common O-rings or conventional rubber seals.
Smalley Steel Ring Co., 555 Oakwood Rd., Lake Zurich, IL 60047, (847) 719-5900, www.smalley.com