Steel wire solutions for retaining rings

At Suzuki Garphyttan, we strive to be pioneers in the evolution of retaining ring materials. Our wire is designed for those critical fasteners, to optimize the production and final properties of the rings. We produce top-quality flat and shaped wires for retaining ring production, suitable for various industries, ensuring durability, performance, and reliability.

Tailored material solutions for retaining ring applications

Retaining rings find their application across a spectrum of industries. Each industry, whether automotive or aerospace, demands materials with distinct properties to cater to unique environments and operating conditions.

Choose from a wide range of materials and qualities, including stainless steel, tempered steel and cold drawn/rolled steel. Our retaining ring materials provide customized tensile strength, fatigue resistance, and other customizable properties for optimal performance and long-lasting results.

Key features

  • Customizable properties to suit specific applications 
  • excellent formability for tight coiling index
  • Wide range of material options for diverse applications 
  • Customized tensile strength and yield for optimal performance
  • Consistent quality and long-lasting performance

Guaranteeing performance and reliability

Each type of retaining ring have different requirements. Our target is to supply a wire that guarantees the best performance for each individual type. We therefore work to always adapt our product to each individual type of ring.

Selected materials for retaining ring

Our wire solutions for retaining rings are established and trusted industry-wide. Let's discuss your unique needs, we are always happy to answer questions and hear your thoughts.


Product Tensile Strength Material Microstructure Surface Conditions Nearest Equivalent Standards
GARBAFLEX 75 550 - 1860 N/mm² High Carbon Steel (C: 0.60 - 0.80%) Tempered Martensite, Annealed, Cold rolled Bright or Oxide EN 10270-2
GARBAFLEX CrSi70 600 - 2250 N/mm² Chrome Silicon Steel (C: 0.50 - 0.60%) Tempered Martensite, Annealed Bright or Oxide EN 10270-2, ASTM A401
GARBAFLEX 177 PH 1900 - 2550 N/mm² Precipitation Hardening Stainless Steel (C: 0.09%) Austenite Bright EN ISO 6931-1, ASTM A313, AMS 5678 F, JIS G4314
GARBAFLEX 188 As cold rolled max. 1850 N/mm2.
As annealed max. 850 N/mm2
Austenitic Stainless Steel (C: 0.08%) Austenite Bright EN ISO 6931-1, ASTM A313, AMS 5688, BS 2056 302 S25, JIS G4314

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