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12mm Precision Ground Rotary Shaft (no keyway)

ID: TRM4016_0
Recommended for new designs: Phidgets Inc. is not the original manufacturer for this product, but we intend to sell it (or a similar replacement with a compatible form, fit and function) for as long as it is available from the supplier.

High carbon steel shaft for rotary power transmission.

$6.50 /Meter

Quantity Available: 67m

Length Price
5m $6.24
10m $5.98
Cut Fee
Sold by the
Cut Range
50 - 2000mm

Number of Pieces
Piece Length in mm

This shaft is made of 1045 carbon steel, precision ground to exactly 12mm, and chrome plated. The production process is the same as linear shaft - except the shaft is not case hardened, allowing you to easily drill and machine the shaft. 12mm is one of the 'core' shaft diameters in our mechanical product line - in addition to 8mm, 17mm and 25mm. 12mm is a great diameter for higher power belt transmissions (GT5) and #25 chain systems. We also sell the 12mm shaft with a full length keyway.

  • TRM4001 - 12mm Precision Ground Rotary Shaft - 1000mm w/ Keyway
  • Shaft Couplers

    If you need to connect this shaft to a motor or another device with a shaft, you can use a shaft coupler:

    Product Physical Properties
    Image Part Number Price Inner Diameter Material Coupling Rated Torque Coupling Rated Speed Torsional Stiffness
    TRM4317_0 $3.60 12 mm Aluminum 35.7 kg·cm 12000 RPM
    TRM4318_0 $6.85 12 mm Aluminum 611.8 kg·cm 4000 RPM

    Pulleys and Sprockets

    If you're using a rotary system that requires a lot of torque, you may be interested in pulleys and sprockets. By using a two pulleys or sprockets of different sizes, you can increase the gear ratio of the system. Pulleys and sprockets can also be used to transmit rotation over a long distance. For more guidance on building a transmission system, visit our Rotary Motion Primer. Here is a list of our 12mm bore pulleys and sprockets:

    Product Physical Properties
    Image Part Number Price Inner Diameter Number of Teeth
    TRM4107_0 $3.00 12 mm 36
    TRM4108_0 $3.00 12 mm 44
    TRM4109_0 $3.55 12 mm 60
    TRM4110_0 $4.45 12 mm 80
    TRM4120_0 $3.50 12 mm 16
    TRM4121_0 $4.00 12 mm 24
    TRM4122_0 $5.00 12 mm 34
    TRM4123_0 $7.40 12 mm 50
    TRM4124_0 $12.95 12 mm 72
    TRM4139_0 $3.25 12 mm 10
    TRM4140_0 $3.75 12 mm 18
    TRM4141_0 $5.00 12 mm 32
    TRM4142_0 $4.65 12 mm 52
    TRM4144_0 $4.25 12 mm 9
    TRM4145_0 $4.50 12 mm 14
    TRM4146_0 $4.45 12 mm 20
    TRM4159_0 $5.00 12 mm 30
    TRM4161_0 $4.50 12 mm 13

    Rotary Bearings

    Systems with heavy loads or pulley/sprocket assemblies often put a lot of sideways strain on the shaft. In such a system, you can use rotary bearings to protect and support the shaft:

    Product Physical Properties Mechanical Properties
    Image Part Number Price Inner Diameter Bearing Type Static Load Dynamic Load
    TRM4502_0 $4.00 12 mm Rotary Shaft (Flanged) 2.4 kN 5.1 kN
    TRM4503_0 $4.00 12 mm Rotary Shaft (Pillow Block) 2.4 kN 5.1 kN

    Product Specifications

    Physical Properties
    Diameter 12 mm
    Customs Information
    Canadian HS Export Code 8483.10.00
    American HTS Import Code 8483.10.50.00
    Country of Origin CA (Canada)


    Here are all of our 12mm shafts:

    Product Physical Properties
    Image Part Number Price Diameter
    TRM4001_0 $45.00/Meter 12 mm
    TRM4016_0 $6.50/Meter 12 mm