Timber LoggingFrom initial harvesting to final product, machinery used in forestry application is constantly subjected to some of the harshest environments and strenuous loads for which an engineer can design. To compensate, many application designers forgo traditional keys and keyways which are subject to failure and rely upon spline interference fits to mount critical components on rotating shafts.

Keyless shaft/hub locking devices, internal locking assemblies, and external shrink discs offer all the benefits of splines and traditional interference fits with none of the disadvantages, which is why they are employed by many forestry machinery OEMs.

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