GIB HEAD MACHINE KEYS

Gib Head Keys are available in metric and inch sizes. Metric sizes are made to DIN 6887 / ISO 2492 and inch sizes are made to BS 46 Part 1. Our machine keys are manufactured in key steel with a minimum tensile strength of 55KG/mm², and are in stock.

We also have the capabilities to manufacture Gib Head Keys and other Machine Keys to order in stainless steel A2 and stainless steel A4.  For a competitive quotation for non-standard machine keys, please contact our manufacturing team.

Standards

  • DIN 6887 / ISO 2492 (1:100 Taper)

Gib Head Key DIN 6887 / ISO 2492 (metric) 

  • Taper: 1 in 100
  • Width ‘W’: Tolerance h9
  • Height ‘H’: Measured at Top of Taper
  • Length ‘L’: Measured from Tapered End to Under Head

Gib Head Key BS 46 Part 1 (imperial) 

  • Taper 1 in 100
  • Width ‘W’
    • Tolerance up to 5/8” = +0.002” / -0.000”
    • Tolerance 3/4” to 7/8” = +0.003” / -0.000”
    • Tolerance 1” to 1 1/4” = +0.004” / -0.000”
  • Tolerance over 1 3/8” = +0.005” / -0.000”
  • Height ‘H’ Measured at Top of Taper
  • Length ‘L’ Overall Length

To Specify 

  • State the standard, width, height and length (Eg DIN 6887 8 x 7 x 50)