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Woodruff key

For Woodruff keys in accordance with:

  • DIN 6888, series A (high hub groove)
  • DIN 6888, series B (low hub groove)
  • a calculation of the stress of shaft and hub (surface load) is executed. Additional standards can be added. The stresses of shaft and hub (surface load) with determination of resistance is calculated in accordance with the classic literature (Niemann, Maschinenlemente I. 3rd edition, 2001)


  • Determination of the bearing length of the shaft or of the hub, based on the target resistance
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