Types of fit

There are 3 different categories of retaining methods:

1. Positive drive assembly

Grub screw, pin, keyway, spline shaft

2. Friction drive assembly
Press fit, taper fit, shrink fit

3. Material integration
By welding, by soldering, bonded press fit, bonded taper fit, bonded shrink fit

See fact sheet below for further information about retaining methods.