WOODRUFF KEYSEAT DIMENSIONS


Woodruff keyseat dimensions and tolerances are given in the following chart according to ASME B17.2 standard.

Woodruff shaft keyseat is a circular pocket in which the woodruff key is retained. Hub keyseat (keyway) is an axially located rectangular groove in a hub. An arbor type or shank type milling cutter normally used for milling Woodruff keyseats in shafts.

Woodruff Keyseat Dimensions and Tolerances:

INPUT PARAMETERS
Key Number

 


Dimensions of Woodruff Keyseat
RESULTS
Parameter Value
Key No --- --- ---
Nominal Key Size --- --- inch
Keyseat - Shaft Minimum Width Amin ---
Maximum Width Amax ---
Depth B Note 1 ---
Minimum Diameter Fmin ---
Maximum Diameter Fmax ---
Key Height Above Shaft C Note 2 ---
Keyseat - Hub Width D Note 3 ---
Depth E Note 4 ---

Note 1: Shaft keyseat depth tolerance : +0.005  -0.000 .

Note 2: Key height above shaft tolerance : +0.005  -0.005 .

Note 3: Hub keyseat width tolerance : +0.002  -0.000 .

Note 4: Hub keyseat depth tolerance : +0.005  -0.000 .

Reference:

  • Oberg, E. , Jones ,F.D. , Horton H.L. , Ryffel H.H., (2016) . Machinery's Handbook . 30th edition.  Industrial Press Inc.
  • Oberg, E. , Jones ,F.D. , Horton H.L. , Ryffel H.H., (2012) . Machinery's Handbook . 29th edition.  Industrial Press Inc.
  • ASME B17.2-1967, Woodruff Keys and Keyseats