Emerson releases asset managment tool for critical drivetrain couplings

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Emerson’s Power Transmission Solutions has released the industry’s first online tool for tracking the location, life history and latest revision drawings and installation instructions for all critical drivetrain…

Altra Industrial Motion aquires Guardian Industries

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Altra Industrial Motion Corp., a global manufacturer and marketer of electromechanical power transmission and motion control products, announced the acquisition of Guardian Industries, Inc. The acquisition of Guardian…

Shaft Coupling Solves Resonance Problems in Ball Screws

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Miki Pulley has introduced its Step-Flex Coupling for direct sale to OEM’s in North America. The Step-Flex is an altogether new class of shaft coupling. This design was…

Zero-Max CD Couplings add Electrical Insulation Protection to Mechanical Components

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Motion system designers have a new option to arrest electrical current. In addition to their primary function, Zero-Max CD couplings are designed with composite flex elements that are…

Zero-Max CD® Couplings With Flex Element Design

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Motion system designers have a new option to arrest electrical current. In addition to their primary function, Zero-Max CD® couplings are designed with composite flex elements that are…

Rigid couplings for packaging applications

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Ruland offers rigid couplings that are designed for packaging applications. They have precision honed bores, anti-vibration hardware, and opposing hardware on two-piece styles to ensure superior fit, alignment,…

New Industrial Coupling Catalog Offering

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Power Transmission Solutions, a business unit of Emerson Industrial Automation,  has introduced its consolidated 300-page industrial coupling catalog covering Kop-Flex, Jaure, Morse and Browning products in bore sizes…

Rigid couplings for power transmission applications

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Torsionally stiff rigid couplings are best used on shafts that are already in proper alignment, so are well-suited to pump, mixer, drive shafts, and other power transmission applications….

Bellows couplings for printing applications

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Ruland, Marlborough, Mass. manufactures bellows couplings with high torsional stiffness that can accommodate all forms of misalignment and are well suited for large format printers, 3D printers, offset…

High-speed shear spacer protects against torque overloads

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The Kop-Flex high-speed shear spacer coupling from Emerson Industrial Automation, Florence, Ky., uses a patented double-tube design, precision machining and bearings, and special metal treatments to help provide…

Blog gives coupling selection and design advice

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A few weeks ago, I blogged about a special traveling educational event, the Realigning America Tour, which is still underway. The event, co-sponsored by Lovejoy Inc. and VibrAlign Inc.,…

Pick the right coupling for each high tech application

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Selecting the right coupling for your application is critical to system safety and reliability, says Ruland Manufacturing Co. Inc., Marlborough, Mass., which manufactures a diverse couplings product line…

Inductive Coupling Devices from Pepperl+Fuchs

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Pepperl+Fuchs introduces flat-pack style transmitter coupling devices to their WIS (short range wireless inductive coupling system) product family. These new flat pack devices allow power and signal coupling…

Zero-Max Servo Class Couplings Available With Hub Taper Adapter Option

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Zero-Max ServoClass® couplings are now available with hub taper adapters for use on servo motors with tapered shafts. Precision machined, these ServoClass coupling hub adapters are designed to…

Lovejoy and VibrAlign develop partnership, educational series

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Lovejoy Inc., Downers Grove, Ill. and VibrAlign Inc., Richmond, Va., have developed a strategic alliance to create improved educational opportunities for users of couplings and shaft alignment tools….

Enhanced disc couplings for rotating equipment

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Doing some research today, I stumbled upon this still fairly new product from Rexnord—the new Thomas XTSR52 and XTSR71 disc couplings, enhanced lines of the company’s series 52 and 71…

ETP Power® Shaft Locking Bushing From Zero-Max

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ETP Power® keyless shaft locking bushings feature fast mounting with high radial load capacity. They are ideal for locking into position rollers in automated radiator manufacturing lines (photo)…

Zero-Max Introduces Double Flex A1C High Performance CD Couplings

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Zero-Max’s Double Flex A1C high performance CD couplings provide higher misalignment capacity than the Single Flex model. They have wider shaft spacing and improved clamping system, making them…

Robust jaw couplings make for easy water testing

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Testing water samples is an important and critical business, so when Hach Co., Loveland, Colo.—a provider of water quality testing and water quality analysis—was designing one of its…

R+W expands offerings to include flexible disc pack couplings

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R+W, which is known for flexible shaft couplings for servodrives, is expanding its offerings to include flexible disc pack couplings. Its new series of Survivor couplings is best…

Elastomeric couplings stabilize hydraulic fracturing pumps

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Extracting natural gas from underground shale formations is done via high-pressure pumping equipment that injects a specialized mixture of water, sand and chemical additives into vertical, horizontal or…

CADENAS PARTsolutions Launch Product Configurator for OEP Couplings

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Electronic parts catalog provider, CADENAS PARTsolutions, and OEP Couplings, a diverse manufacturer of precision CNC machined couplings and subcomponents, announce the new online product configurator at www.oepcouplings.com. Designed to dramatically…

Couplings make the big-time

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Who knew that something so small could make such a big difference in complex applications? We did, that’s who. Couplings—from bellows to jaw and Oldham to disc—are used…

Large hybrid couplings manage torsional vibration in drivetrains

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  Featuring extremely high torque ratings and torsional vibration management, Kop-Flexx Max-C WB hybrid couplings from Emerson Power Transmission, Florence, Ky., combine a maintenance-free, non-lubricated Max-C resilient coupling…

Flexible couplings highlighted in new catalog

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Huco Dynatork has published a new catalog which showcases its lines of precision bellows and flex disc couplings; six, three, single and step beam couplings; and general purpose…