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Standard Duty Retaining Ring Pliers
RETAINING RING PLIERS
SAE Products® Standard Duty Fixed-Tip Retaining Ring Pliers for inch and metric internal and external retaining rings are available with straight, 45°, or 90° tips.  Standard Duty Fixed-Tip Retaining Ring Pliers feature stop screws for positive location and return springs for ease of operation. Spring and stop eliminates overspreading of external rings, and speeds the assembly/removal of internal rings.  Made in USA.  Click image above for picture of what our standard duty retaining ring pliers tools look like.
SAE NUMBER
(FOR INTERNAL RINGS)
GENERAL DIMENSIONS
Straight Tip
45° Tip
90° Tip

Bore Dia.

Tip
Dia.
Overall
Length
SP-025I
SP-0254I
SP-0259I
6-8 mm
.025"
5-1/2"
SP-038I
SP-0384I
SP-0389I
10-35 mm
.038"
5-1/2"
SP-047I
SP-0474I
SP-0479I
16-35 mm
.047"
5-1/2"
SP-070I
SP-0704I
SP-0709I
16-51 mm
.070"
6-1/2"
SP-090I
SP-0904I
SP-0909I
46-76 mm
.090"
9"
SAE NUMBER
(FOR EXTERNAL RINGS)
GENERAL DIMENSIONS
Straight Tip
45° Tip
90° Tip

Shaft Dia.

Tip
Dia.
Overall
Length
SP-038E
SP-0384E
SP-0389E
3-22mm
.038"
6-1/4"
SP-047E
SP-0474E
SP-0479E
3-22 mm
.047"
5-3/4"
SP-011E
SP-0114E
SP-0119E
19-89 mm
.115"
9-1/4"
SP-070E
SP-0704E
SP-0709E
23-51 mm
.070"
7"


Heavy Duty Retaining Ring Pliers
HEAVY DUTY RETAINING RING PLIERS
SAE Products® Heavy Duty Retaining Ring Pliers deliver super strength and long life – up to 10 times longer than standard retaining ring pliers.  Heavy Duty Retaining Ring Pliers are made of hardened and tempered alloy steel, and feature non-slip grips.  Large contact area on the tips eliminates twisting of the ring, and the slim head profile allows for use in confined areas.  Available in straight and 90 deg. offsets.  Made in USA. Click image above for picture of what our heavy duty retaining ring pliers tools look like.
SAE NUMBER
FOR INTERNAL RING SIZES
GENERAL DIMENSIONS
Straight Tip
90° Tip
For Bore Dia.
(Internal Rings)
Tip
Dia.
Straight Tip
Overall Length
90 ° Tip
Overall Length
HDP-35SI
HDP-359I
8-13 mm
.035"
5-1/2"
5-1/8"
HDP-53SI
HDP-539I
12-25 mm
.053"
5-1/2"
5-1/8"
HDP-70SI
HDP-709I
19-60 mm
.070"
7-1/16"
6-11/16"
HDP-90SI
HDP-909I
40-100 mm
.090"
8-7/8"
8-7/16"
HDP-12SI
HDP-129I
85-140 mm
.126"
12-5/8"
11-13/16"
SAE NUMBER
FOR EXTERNAL RING SIZES
GENERAL DIMENSIONS
Straight Tip
90° Tip
For Shaft Dia.
(External Rings)
Tip
Dia.
Straight Tip
Overall Length
90 ° Tip
Overall Length
HDP-35SE
HDP-359E
3-10 mm
.035"
5-1/2"
4-15/16"
HDP-53SE
HDP-539E
10-25 mm
.051"
5-1/2"
4-15/16"
HDP-70SE
HDP-709E
19-60 mm
.070"
7-1/16"
6-11/16"
HDP-90SE
HDP-909E
40-100 mm
.090"
8-5/16"
7-7/8"
HDP-12SE
HDP-129E
85-140 mm
.126"
12-5/8"
11-13/16"

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Miniature External Fixed-Tip Pliers
MINIATURE EXTERNAL FIXED TIP RETAINING RING PLIERS
SAE Products® Miniature External Fixed-Tip Retaining Ring Pliers are designed to easily install tiny inch and metric external grip rings / friction rings.   Pliers are made of carbon, heat-treated steel.  Handles are plain and include a spring return for ease of operation.  Available with straight, 45° or 90° tips.  Made in USA.  Click image above for picture of what our miniature retaining ring pliers tools look like.
SAE NUMBER
FOR EXTERNAL RING SIZE
GENERAL DIMENSIONS
Straight Tip
45° Tip
90° Tip
Shaft Dia.
Tip
Dia.
Overall
Length
MEP-3S
MEP-345
MEP-390
3 mm
.023"
5-1/4"
MEP-4S
MEP-445
MEP-490
4 mm
.023"
5-1/4"
MEP-5S
MEP-545
MEP-590
 5-6 mm
.023"
5-1/4"

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Universal Convertible Ring Pliers

UNIVERSAL CONVERTIBLE RETAINING RING PLIERS
SAE Products® Universal Convertible Retaining Ring Pliers easily convert from internal to external pliers and back again with the flip of a switch.  No pins to push!  Pliers feature cushioned grips and a spring loaded handle to speed the work process.  Pliers Set and Replacement Tip Set includes color-coded precision-ground tips, a wrench to install the tips, and a storage pouch.  Universal Convertible Retaining Ring Pliers are often called Universal Convertible Snap Ring Pliers Quick Change Snap Ring Pliers.  Made in USA.  Click image above for picture of what our universal convertible retaining ring pliers tools look like.
SAE NUMBER
FOR USE WITH THESE RING SIZES
INCLUDED TIPS, (DIA. IN INCHES)
Pliers Set
Repl. Tips
For Bore Dia.
(Internal Rings)
For Shaft Dia.
(External Rings)
Straight
90°
UCP-01S
UCP-01T
Up to 1.0"
Up to 1.0"
.024, .038, .047
.038, .047
UCP-02S
UCP-02T
Up to 2.0"
Up to 2.0"
.038, .047, .070
.038, .047

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Convertible Retaining Ring Pliers

STANDARD CONVERTIBLE RETAINING RING PLIERS
SAE Products® Standard Convertible Retaining Ring Pliers convert from internal to external pliers and back again.  To convert pliers simply reposition thumbscrew to other hole and tighten with your finger.  Convertible Retaining Ring Pliers feature non-slip grips.  Available in straight, 45 deg. and 90 deg. offsets.  Made in USA. Click image above for picture of what our convertible retaining ring pliers tools look like.
SAE NUMBER
FOR USE WITH THESE RING SIZES
GENERAL DIMENSIONS
Straight Tip
45° Tip
90° Tip
For Bore Dia.
(Internal Rings)
For Shaft Dia.
(External Rings)
Tip
Dia.
Overall
Length
SCP-38S
SCP-3845
SCP-3890
10-25 mm
3-19 mm
.038"
5-3/4"
SCP-47S
SCP-4745
SCP-4790
16-35 mm
8-22 mm
.047"
5-3/4"
SCP-70S
SCP-7045
SCP-7090
27-51 mm
11-37 mm
.070"
7-1/4"
SCP-90S
SCP-9045
SCP-9090
30-83 mm
38-89 mm
.090"
9-1/4"

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T-Knob Convertible Ring Pliers

T-KNOB CONVERTIBLE RETAINING RING PLIERS
SAE Products® T-Knob Convertible Retaining Ring Pliers quickly convert from internal to external pliers and back again. Simply rotate T-Knob a quarter turn, pull handle halves apart, and reinstall in other hole. Rotate T-Knob another quarter turn to lock. T-Knob or Quarter Turn Convertible Retaining Ring Pliers feature cushioned non-slip grips. Available in straight, 45 deg. and 90 deg. offsets.  Made in USA.  Click image above for picture of what our t-knob retaining ring pliers tools look like.
SAE NUMBER
FOR USE WITH THESE RING SIZES
GENERAL DIMENSIONS
Straight Tip
45° Tip
90° Tip
For Bore Dia.
(Internal Rings)
For Shaft Dia.
(External Rings)
Tip
Dia.
Overall
Length
TCP-38S
TCP-3845
TCP-3890
10-25 mm
3-19 mm
.038"
5-3/4"
TCP-47S
TCP-4745
TCP-4790
16-35 mm
8-22 mm
.047"
5-3/4"
TCP-70S
TCP-7045
TCP-7090
27-51 mm
11-37 mm
.070"
7-1/4"
TCP-90S
TCP-9045
TCP-9090
30-83 mm
38-89 mm
.090"
9-1/4"

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Cam-Lock™ Convertible Ring Pliers
CAM-LOCK CONVERTIBLE RETAINING RING PLIERS
SAE Products® Cam-Lock Fixed Tip Convertible Retaining Ring Pliers convert from internal to external pliers and back again in 1 second with the turn of an adjustment knob!   For 1/4" to 2” internal and external retaining rings.  Cam-Lock Convertible Retaining Ring Pliers feature cushioned non-slip grips.  Available in 18 and 90 deg. offsets. These pliers are also called Quick-Change Internal / External Fixed-Tip Retaining-Ring Pliers.  
Made in USA.  Click image above for picture of what our cam-lock convertible retaining ring pliers look like.
SAE NUMBER
FOR RING SIZES
GENERAL DIMENSIONS
18° Tip
90° Tip
For Bore Dia.
(Internal Rings)
For Shaft Dia.
(External Rings)
Tip
Dia.
Overall
Length
CCP-3818
CCP-3890
10-25 mm
6-19 mm
.038"
6"
CCP-4718
CCP-4790
16-35 mm
8-25 mm
.047"
6"
CCP-7018
CCP-7090
27-51 mm
11-51 mm
.070"
7 1/4"

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Ratchet Retaining Ring Pliers
RATCHET RETAINING RIING PLIERS
SAE Products® Ratchet Retaining Ring Pliers safely assemble large retaining rings up to 10” in diameter.  A ratchet lock mechanism compresses or expands large retaining rings through gradual steps and locks at the desired size.  Color-coded precision tips mount to pliers and are interchangeable for internal and external use.
Ratchet Retaining Ring Pliers do not include plier tips, which must be ordered separately.  Made in USA.  
Click image above for picture of what our ratchet retaining ring pliers look like.
SAE NUMBER
(FOR INTERNAL RINGS)
GENERAL DIMENSIONS
Plier w/out tip
Straight Tip
45° Tip
90° Tip
For Bore Dia.
(Internal Rings)
Tip
Dia.
Overall
Length
RP-108I
RP-108IT
RP-1084IT
RP-1089IT
62-108 mm
.108
9-1/2"
RP-120I
RP-120IT
RP-1204IT
RP-1209IT
62-108 mm
.120
9-1/2"
RP-12LI
RP-12LIT
RP-12L4IT
RP-12L9IT
78-152 mm
.120
16"
RP-150I
RP-150IT
RP-1504IT
RP-1509IT
159-254 mm
.150
29"
SAE NUMBER
(FOR EXTERNAL RINGS)
GENERAL DIMENSIONS
Plier w/out tip
Straight Tip
45° Tip
90° Tip
For Shaft Dia.
(External Rings)
Tip
Dia.
Overall
Length
RP-108E
RP-108ET
RP-1084ET
RP-1089ET
40-100 mm
.108
9-1/2"
RP-120E
RP-120ET
RP-1204ET
RP-1209ET
40-100 mm
.120
9-1/2"
RP-12LEI
RP-12LET
RP-12L4ET
RP-12L9ET
89-165 mm
.120
16"
RP-150E
RP-150ET
RP-1504ET
RP-1509ET
171-241 mm
.170
19"

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Lock Ring Pliers / Wire Ring Pliers
FIXED TIP LOCK RING / WIRE RING PLIERS
SAE Products® Fixed Tip Lock Ring / Wire Ring Pliers are for external retaining rings without pickup or lug holes.  Retaining Rings without pickup holes are referred to as lock rings, wire rings, or Eaton-style snap rings.  Pliers are made of carbon, heat-treated steel and include cushion-grips with a spring return for ease of operation.  Outside tips of lock ring / wire ring pliers are scored to prevent slipping.  Made in USA.  Click image above for picture of what our lock ring / wire ring pliers look like.
SAE NUMBER
DESCRIPTION
FOR
OVERALL LENGTH
LRP-SM
  Small
Small light duty rings
7"
LRP-ST
  Standard
A variety of applications
8.5"
LRP-TN
  Thin Nose
Limited shaft clearance
8.5"
LRP-AT
    Auto Transmission
Constant section rings
9.5"
LRP-HD
  Heavy Duty
Expanding thick wall rings
8.5"

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External Retaining Ring Applicators
RETAINING RING APPLICATORS
SAE Products® External Retaining Ring Applicators are designed to install external inch and metric radial retaining rings.  Radial retaining rings are often referred to as "C" or "E" rings.  To install slide the retaining ring in between the jaws of the tool and push the ring onto a shaft. Remove rings by pulling them off the shaft. Used with retaining ring dispensers, applicators facilitate the assembly and removal process quickly and correctly.  Applicators blades are made of carbon, heat-treated steel for strength.  Made in USA.  Also available but not listed are External Retaining Ring Applicators for Crescent rings, Bowed E-rings, and Grip rings.  Click image above for picture of what our retaining ring applicators look like.
SAE NUMBER
FOR THESE RINGS
FOR RING OD
FOR RING ID
ERA-5320
External E-Style (Inch)
5/32"
1/16"
ERA-3160
External E-Style (Inch)
3/16"
3/32"
ERA-1364
External E-Style (Inch)
13/64"
9/64"
ERA-1564
External E-Style (Inch)
15/64"
3/32"
ERA-9320
External E-Style (Inch)
9/32"
5/32"
ERA-5160
External E-Style (Inch)
5/16"
11/64"
ERA-2164
External E-Style (Inch)
21/64"
3/16"
ERA-3800
External E-Style (Inch)
3/8"
7/64"
ERA-7160
External E-Style (Inch)
7/16"
7/32"
ERA-1200
External E-Style (Inch)
1/2"
5/16"
ERA-1732
External E-Style (Inch)
17/32"
1/4"
ERA-2132
External E-Style (Inch)
21/32"
3/8"
ERA-1116
External E-Style (Inch)
11/16"
7/16"
ERA-5164
External E-Style (Inch)
51/64"
1/2"
ERA-1516
External E-Style (Inch)
15/16"
5/8"
ERA-1000
External E-Style (Inch)
1"
3/4"
SAE NUMBER
FOR THESE RINGS
FOR RING OD
FOR RING ID
ERA-590M
External E-Style (Metric)
5.9 mm
3mm
ERA-690M
External E-Style (Metric)
6.9 mm
4mm
ERA-885M
External E-Style (Metric)
8.85 mm
5mm
ERA-108M
External E-Style (Metric)
10.85 mm
6mm
ERA-118M
External E-Style (Metric)
11.8 mm
7 mm
ERA-138M
External E-Style (Metric)
13.8 mm
8 mm
SAE NUMBER
FOR THESE RINGS
FOR RING OD
FOR RING ID
ERA-2164K
Klip Ring (Inch)
21/64"
5/32"
ERA-1332K
Klip Ring (Inch)
13/32"
3/16"
ERA-3164K
Klip Ring (Inch)
31/64"
1/4"
ERA-1932K
Klip Ring (Inch)
19/32"
5/16"
ERA-1116K
Klip Ring (Inch)
11/16"
3/8"
ERA-5364K
Klip Ring (Inch)
53/64"
1/2"

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Heavy Duty Applicator Handles
HEAVY DUTY RETAINING RING APPLICATOR HANDLES
SAE Products® Heavy-Duty Applicator Handles facilitate the assembly of large External Klipring style retaining rings (sizes 60mm -100mm ) fast and efficiently. Tool includes an applicator blade attached to a comfortable and ergonomically designed plastic grip. Heavy-duty grip allows you to hold the tool safe and secure as you strike the back with a hammer or mallet to facilitate the retaining ring assembly.  Made in USA.  Click image above for picture of what our heavy duty retaining ring applicator handles look like.
SAE NUMBER
FOR RING SHAFT DIA.
FOR RING OD
FOR RING THICKNESS
BLADE WIDTH
HDA-58S
5/8"
.966
.050 +/-.002
1.125
HDA-34S
3/4"
1.095
.062 +/-.003
1.562
HDA-01S
1"
1.415
.078 +/-.003
1.875
HDA-58T
5/8"
.966
.042 +/-.002
1.125
HDA-34T
3/4"
1.095
.050 +/-.002
1.562
HDA-01T
1"
1.415
.050 +/-.002
1.875

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Retaining Ring Dispensers
RETAINING RING DISPENSERS
SAE Products® Retaining Rings Dispensers are designed for fast, efficient, and economical handling and assembly of radial retaining rings.  Radial retaining rings are often referred to as "C" or "E" rings.  Once rings are added to the dispenser they can be “dispensed” one at a time using one of our retaining ring applicator tools.  Retaining Rings Dispensers will accommodate both tape-stacked rings and rings which are not taped.
To many Retaining Ring Dispensers are available to list.  Please call 1-800-588-8480 for more information.
Click image above for picture of what our retaining ring dispensers s look like.



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