TFC Europe Ltd

Hale House
Ghyll Industrial Estate
East Sussex
TN21 8AW
United Kingdom

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TFC Europe Ltd is a leading supplier of industrial fastening products.

Delivering to a global market base via a network of UK and European locations, TFC Europe is at the forefront of the industry for delivering innovative products and stock management solutions.

At TFC Europe you can source a wide range of fine quality fastening products such as: General Fasteners and Fixings, Smalley Wave Springs and Retaining Rings, Circlips and Retaining rings, PPE, Consumables and Tools, Springs, O Rings and much, much more. With decades of experience in the industry, the team at TFC deliver products and services backed with superior market knowledge. Quality of the highest level is maintained at all levels of the business to ensure customers gain the very best from the products sourced and services provided by TFC.

Alongside TFC’s fantastic range of fastening products, the company offers first class kitting and Supply Chain Assist services which can lead to tremendous reductions in production time and costs.

Please read on to find out more about TFC Europe Ltd’s products and services. Alternatively, please contact the team at TFC directly with enquiries.


Ball, Needle and Roller Bearings - Visit our website

We stock an extensive range of bearings with products to suit every application. Our selection of ball bearings include, thrust, deep groove, self-aligning and angular contact bearings. We also offer needle bearings, with different varieties available, including cage and drawn cup needle bearings. Our range of roller bearings include single row, spherical and taper varieties. If you have any questions whatsoever about these or any of our products you can find out more information on our website. You can also contact us directly by phone or email. 

Quick Connectors - Visit our website

Here at TFC Europe Ltd, we are pleased to deliver ARaymond™ Quick Connectors. These connectors have been specifically created for use with HVAC (Heating, Ventilation and Air-Conditioning) and Sanitation applications. They are designed to meet all off the necessary requirements and demands of the industry.

We supply Quick Connectors that are suitable for use in the following categories:

  • Fuel System
  • Cooling (Water)
  • Brake Booster Vacuum
  • Hydraulic Brake
  • Air
  • Clutch System
  • Crankcase Breather
  • HVAC
  • Turbo Charger Lubrication
  • Transmission Oil Cooling (TOC)
  • Power
  • Steering

Please visit our website to view each of the ranges. If you require advice or product support, please don’t hesitate to contact our technical support team who are on hand to help.

Springs - Visit our website

We also stock a wide selection of springs.

Our standard range of springs includes:

  • Ball Bearing Location Disc Springs
  • Bearing Preload Springs
  • Bowed Spring Washer Type A
  • Coil Springs
  • Disc Springs
  • Crest to Crest Springs
  • Linear Springs
  • Waved Springs (and many more).

At TFC, we pride ourselves on our ability to provide technical support and solutions for all applications. With more than 50 years’ experience in the industry we have the knowledge, facilities and capabilities to meet a range of project requirements. Where standard springs are unsuitable, we are able to customise springs accordingly. For product support, or advice regarding your requirements, please give us a call at TFC Europe.

Panel Clips & Cable/Pipe Management - Visit our website

TFC Europe supplies a wide selection of top-quality Panel Clips and Cable/ Pipe Management solutions.

The range includes:

  • Cable and Pipe Management – includes Adjustable P Clips, Beaded Ties, Cable Straps, Edge Clips and more.
  • Grounding Clips – includes Grounding Wire Connector, Lugged Grounding Connector and Lugged Grounding Shaft Retainer.
  • Panel Clips (Metal) – various Edge Clips and Trim Clips are available to fix panels and trims on production lines.
  • Panel Clips (Plastic) – various plastic panel screws are available to secure two or more panels together.
  • Panel/Captive Nuts – includes Locked Nuts, Snap In Nuts and Stamped Nuts which are suitable for use with HVAC and white goods.
  • Push Type Retainers – includes Push-In Fixes and Push-On Fixes.

Please visit our website to view the range in full.

Kitting Service - Visit our website

We are pleased to offer a parts kitting service to our OEM customers. This can be beneficial to customers in a number of ways: reduced purchasing activity, faster turnaround times, reduced supplier management, improved productivity and reduced purchase ledger activity. State of the art computer-controlled systems are used to manufacture components and assemblies in line with customers’ specifications and strict quality control procedures are in place to ensure multi -level kits are manufactured to the highest of standards. For more information, or to discuss your production requirements, please call the team at TFC who will be happy to help.

Tri-Vend: Intelligent Industrial Inventory - Visit our website

Tri-Vend is our fantastic industrial vending machined designed to provide users with increased control over consumables, tools, parts and other manufacturing materials. This fantastic unit helps to reduce inventory levels, reduce procurement costs, and eliminate stock out and obsolete inventory incidents. With cloud-based control for accurate inventory and restocking data, Tri-Vend is the perfect solution for reducing consumption and improving productivity. Please head over to our website to find out more about Tri-Vend or contact us directly at TFC Europe Ltd for more information.

Supply Chain Assist – DLF / Kanban / VMI made easy - Visit our website

Here at TFC Europe, we provide customers around the world with first class supply chain solutions and support. We work closely with our customers to gain a firm understanding of their needs and requirements in order to create tailor-made solutions that achieve the best possible results. Benefits of our supply chain assist support can lead to significant cost reductions associated with the purchase, handling and stock holding of materials. With a wealth of expertise and experience at our fingers tips we deliver nothing less than first class supply chain support.

Wave Springs and Spiral Rings - Visit our website

We stock extensive supplies of wave springs and spiral rings in carbon and stainless steel ready for immediate despatch. If your application requires a custom component, we can provide these quickly, easily and economically using our unique "No-Tooling" edge winding precision production method. Our knowledgeable sales teams can help with advice on choosing the optimum material and design for your application. The wave springs and spiral rings we have in stock include:

  • Crest-to-crest wave springs (also with shim ends)
  • Gap & overlap type wave springs
  • Wavo springs
  • Nested wave springs
  • Interlaced crest-to-crest wave springs
  • Linear expanders
  • Spiral retaining rings (internal / external / light, medium and heavy duty)
  • Waverings
  • Snap Rings

This is only a partial list; please see our website for further details.

Spirolox Retaining Rings - Visit our website

Smalley Spirolox retaining rings and snap rings are made from pre-tempered flat wire that has been coiled on edge rather than die-stamped. This tool-less manufacturing method means that special designs or design changes can be easily and economically accommodated.  Smalley Spirolox rings offer many advantages over common retaining rings, including:

  • Spiral winding in multiple turns for increased load capacity as well as ease of manual or automated assembly with no special tools required






  • Uniform radial section






  • Design flexibility: Ring thickness is readily changeable by varying material thickness or number of turns






A wide range of materials are available, including carbon spring and stainless steels as well as exotic alloys.

Fasteners & Fixings - Visit our website

With more than 12,000 standard catalog items and over a million moulded and spring steel fasteners in stock, we have one of the largest ranges of spring steel, metal and plastic fasteners available:

  • Plastic and metal nuts and rivets
  • Panel fasteners
  • Plastic pipe and wire fasteners
  • Cable management fasteners and cable ties
  • Circuit board and other electronic fasteners
  • Conventional threaded fasteners
  • Motion control and miscellaneous fasteners such as quarter turn fasteners, latches, hinges, dampers, feet, knobs, hole plugs, cover plugs and self-adhesive bumpers

Seals & O rings - Visit our website

We can provide a wide selection of seals which include both standard and bespoke products. Just some of the components within this range include back-up rings, bonded seals, copper sealing washers, O rings, rotary shaft seals and spring energised seals, as well as many more. It is also worth noting that we can supply seals in a with different sizes, hardnesses and materials in mind. To find out more, don't hesitate to visit the website or you can contact us directly. 

Circlips - Visit our website

As the leading supplier of Circlips within Europe, we can provide a wide range of innovative products. We understand the importance of offering a solution that is not only effective but also completely tailored to the problem at hand. It is for this reason that we can provide up to 40 different ranges of Circlips to suit any application. Customers can visit the website to find out more about these or any of our products and services. 

Tools PPE & Consumables - Visit our website

TFC supplies a wide range of high quality tools, PPE and consumables.

The range includes:

  • Abrasives: includes grinding discs, cutting discs, cloth sheets, fibre discs, polishing mops, paper belts for wood, spindle mops, wet and dry paper sheets and more.
  • Bonding and Lubricants: includes cleaning, emergency repair products, flexible sealing and bonding, gasketing, glazing accessories, structural bonding, wearing compounds and more.
  • PPE: includes gloves, boots, googles, earmuffs, jackets and more.
  • Tools: a range of specialist tools and hardware to suit a wide range of jobs within construction and manufacturing industries.  

Please visit our website to view the range in full.



Registration Number: 05978660
VAT Number: GB905 0724 50
Registered at Companies House:26 October, 2006 (14 years and 4 months ago)
No of Employees: 101-250
Annual Turnover: 20-50m
Parent Company: TFC Europe LTD
Company Type:
  • Distributor
  • Stockholder
  • Service Providers
  • Manufacturers Representative
UK Branches: UK:- Walsall, Colchester, Keighley, Airdrie. Germany:- Bochum, Singen. Czech Republic

Opening Times

Monday 08:45 AM - 05:00 PM
Tuesday 08:45 AM - 05:00 PM
Wednesday 08:45 AM - 05:00 PM
Thursday 08:45 AM - 05:00 PM
Friday 08:45 AM - 03:45 PM
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed

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Additional Information

Brand & Trade Names

  • Anderton circlips
  • Belleville washers / disc springs
  • Cirteq
  • Ejot
  • Henkel
  • Loctite
  • Oetiker
  • Pem
  • RAF Electronic Hardware
  • Rotorclip circlips
  • Smalley Smalley Retaining Rings and Flat Wire Wave Spring products.
  • Spirol
  • Spirolox
  • Tucker
  • Waldes

Company Certifications

ISO 9001:2015 - Quality management systems – Requirements

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