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what this metal ring called? Answered

These collars are found in a variety of applications large and small, this particular one came out of a broken flatbed scanner. I've seen variants with bearings on the inside ring allowing full rotation in industrial settings and small hobby ones used for axles.

So, is there a name for these?

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iceng (author)iceng2011-09-06
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I am in the shed! (author)2012-01-09

I've always believed it to be a locking collar.

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sam D (author)2011-09-06

Somtimes referred to as a collet.

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Jayefuu (author)sam D2011-09-07
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CameronSS (author)Jayefuu2011-09-06

That's one in the hand. Is it worth two in the bush?

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pacuzzo (author)2011-09-06

Hello, it's name is bushing.

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