Technical Team

TFC's technical engineers will work closely with you to supply the most cost-effective and the most efficient technical support solutions to meet your needs.

Whether the solution lies with increased strength, higher temperature performance or more versatility, we can provide you with a wide range of product options. We regularly work on resolving challenges around space-saving, providing alternative designs and by part reduction combining several components into one. Whatever the challenge, our engineers will work with you to find the most effective solution.

Contact the team directly for more information on our Wave Springs and Retaining Rings, request our Smalley Sample Kit, Custom Parts and CAD Downloads.

Meet the team

Simon Ward

Technical Manager

Simon heads the UK technical team and specialises in the design and development of Smalley wave springs and retaining rings. With over 20 years experience, Simon has developed bespoke parts for major clients across the globe and across numerous industry sectors. He is now widely regarded as a leading authority on Smalley products.

Justin Lawrence

Applications Engineer

Justin specialises in the design and technical sales of wave springs and retaining rings, designing bespoke products for a range of applications including oil and gas, automotive and medical. Justin has worked at TFC for over 17 years, with further experience in the mechanical and industrial engineering sector.

CAD Downloads

Standard Retaining Ring and Wave Spring CAD models are available in all major formats. Enter your part number here to download.

CAD Downloads

Custom Retaining Rings

To have our Technical team assist you with your Retaining Ring design, click on the link below and send us your requirements.

Design a Retaining Ring

Custom Wave Springs

To have our Technical team assist you with your Wave Spring design, click on the link below and send us your requirements.

Design a Wave Spring