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SHI-215 (54mm Shaft)


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Part Data

  • Housing or Shaft Shaft
  • Axial or Radial Axial
  • Shaft Diameter Ds 2.125 inches
  • Ds mm 54.00 mm
  • Groove Diameter Dg 1.9970 - 2.0090 inches
  • Groove Width W 0.086 - 0.091 inches
  • Groove Depth D 0.0610 inches
  • Free Diameter Df 1.968 - 2.008 inches
  • Thickness T *** 0.075 - 0.081 inches
  • Lug Height H 0.222 - 0.236 inches
  • Maximum Section S Max 0.1100 - 0.1240 inches
  • Minimum Section S Min 0.1100 - 0.1240 inches
  • Hole Diameter R 0.118 - 0.135 inches
  • Weight Per 1000 Pcs. 30.000 lbs.
  • Edge Margin Y Min. inches
  • Clearance Dia. Expanded Over Shaft L1 2.62 inches
  • Clearance Dia. Released In Groove L2 2.530 inches
  • Gaging Dia. Gd Max inches

Performance Data

  • Thrust Ld. (lbs.) Ring Safety Factor Of 4 Pr 13195 lbs.
  • Thrust Ld. (lbs.) Groove Safety Factor Of 2 Pg 4550 lbs.
  • R.P.M. Limits Standard Material RPM 9400

Tool Data

  • Standard Pliers (Straight) RP-600
  • 45 Standard Pliers RP-604
  • 90 Standard Pliers RP-609
  • Ratchet Pliers (w/o Tips) RP-28R
  • Straight Ratchet Pliers Tips RP-5009R
  • 45 Ratchet Pliers Tips RP-5012R
  • 90 Ratchet Pliers Tips RP-5013R
  • Heavy Duty Pliers (Straight) RPN-A3
  • 90 Heavy Duty Pliers RPN-A31


  • Carbon Steel (SAE 1060-1090)
  • Stainless Steel (PH15-7 Mo, PH17-7)
  • Beryllium Copper
  • Special Material Grades


For plated rings, add .002" (.05 mm) to the listed maximum thickness.

  • PA - Phosphate, Carbon Steel
  • PD - Phosphate and Oil, Carbon Steel
  • PAL - Phosphate with Sealer, Carbon Steel
  • HPD - Heavy Phosphate and Oil, Carbon Steel
  • ZD - Zinc Plating, Carbon Steel
  • ZF - Zinc Bright, Carbon Steel
  • ZDL - Zinc Dichromate with Sealer, Carbon Steel
  • HZDL - Heavy Zinc Dichromate with Sealer, Carbon Steel
  • Z3X - Trivalent Chromate over Zinc, Carbon Steel
  • ZFF - Zinc Flash, Carbon Steel
  • CF - Copper Flash, Carbon Steel


Axially Assembled, External Inverted Functions like an SH ring on a shaft, only the lugs are reversed. This version reduces the distance the lugs of the standard SH extend beyond the circumference of the shaft. The shaft can then be used in an application

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