Stainless Steel Keysteel
Stainless Key Steel (Keysteel)
Key Steel is used to locate and drive couplings, pulleys, drums or propellers from drive shafts and is rectanglular or square shaped lengths of stainless steel precision ground to very tight tolerances. It is also very straight with no warpage. Key steel is identified by its cross sectional size, length and grade. For tollerance of Stainless Steel Key Steel pleaase click here or refer to the PDF document above.
304 Stainless Keysteel
316 Stainless keysteel
The Rectangular Key Steel range is made to Din 6880 specifications and is available in 316 grade stainless and in sizes from 8mm x 7mm through to 20mm x 12mm and in 1 meter lengths.
Key Steel is quick and easy to use and can be removed for repair purposes, however special machinery is required to create keyways in shafts and key slots in couplings, bosses etc. Each Key needs to be individually fitted to shaft coupling.
Key Steel is in wide spread use in the Marine, Dairy, Chemical and General Engineering industries for shaft driving applications.