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Cost & Performance Benefits of Retaining Compounds

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Cost Benefit:
  • Reduce or eliminate expensive machining operations.
  • Eliminate some surface finishing requirements.
  • Prolong equipment life through better fatigue and corrosion resistance.
  • Fill gaps so machining tolerances can be widened.
  • Help lower overall assembly and maintenance costs.
  • Simplify assemblies by reducing use of circlips, keys, dowels or threads.
  • Can eliminate the need for mechanical retainers.
  • Minimize machine downtime ensuring an earlier return to service.



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Performance Benefits
  • Increase assembly reliability.
  • Produce more accurate, rigid assemblies.
  • Eliminate backlash in keys and splines.
  • Prevent small diameter shaft distortion.
  • Increase strength of heavy press fits.
  • Eliminate fretting corrosion.
  • Seal against environmental corrosion.
  • Eliminate high assembly stresses.
  • Reduce variations in load transmission.
  • Allow dissimilar materials to be assembled more easily.




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