Circlips are metal rings sprung into a slot or groove in a bar to hold something in place. they are made from spring steel, manufacured like a ring with open ends and can be used in fastening. Applied in different types of equipment and machinery, driver shafts, electrical motors, assemblies and many more. There are two types of circlip; internal and external.nn nnThe most commonly used circlip for most applications is a simple spring steel circlip, or plain wire ring. The clips can be known as wrist pin retainers, wrist pin clips, or gudgeon pin clips, when used to retain piston wrist pins or gudgeon pins.