Saint-Gobain's RENCOL® Tolerance Ring solution enables a more consistent, straightforward and cost efficient assembly than alternatives such as set screw and adhesive while minimising failure rates.
We work closely with the world's leading Hard Disk Drive manufacturers to help them introduce new, more efficient assembly methods. In comparison to the traditional solutions available to manufacturers, RENCOL® Tolerance Rings make assembly more consistent and straightforward. Choosing to work with Saint-Gobain can reduce overall assembly costs by up to 20%.
Tolerance rings can address the challenge of mounting an actuator arm around the pivot. Using adhesive complicates assembly, increasing costs and failure rates from initial installation and over time. Alternatively, a screw set demands absolute precision leaving no room for error and increasing manufacturing difficulty. A RENCOL® Tolerance Ring provides the ideal solution, allowing increased tolerances on mating components and delivering a quicker and simplified assembly.