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What do you know about Oldham Couplings?

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Oldham couplings are a form of flexible coupling designed for applications that must be free from backlash. They are also increasingly being used as a replacement for straight…

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What do you know about Magnetic Couplings?

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ShareLike all other couplings, magnetic couplings are designed to transfer torque from one shaft to another. But what sets magnetic couplings apart, is that they do this without…

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Flange couplings deliver higher torque capacity

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Ringfeder Power Transmission’s RfN 5571 series of flange couplings, for heavy duty applications, offer easy installation and have higher torque capacity than standard press fits. Equipped with Ringfeder…

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What do you know about Gear Couplings?

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Though one may not think of gears as being flexible, gear couplings are very much considered to be a flexible coupling. A gear coupling is a mechanical device…

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MW Industries, Inc. announces acquisition of Helical Products Company, Inc.

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MW Industries, a provider of highly engineered springs, specialty fasteners, machined parts, and other precision components, announced the acquisition of Helical Products Company, Inc., a manufacturer of standard…

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All about Elastomeric Couplings

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Elastomeric couplings are a form of flexible coupling that uses an elastic material to transmit torque. The design of elastomeric couplings means that the elastic material is meant…

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Ringfeder Power Transmission Group adds new line of heavy duty shaft couplings

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Ringfeder Power Transmission Group has expanded its offering of heavy-duty couplings with the acquisition of TSCHAN GmbH, a leading supplier of non-shiftable mechanical shaft couplings. TSCHAN couplings are…

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All about Disk Couplings

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A disk coupling is a type of flexible coupling suited for high performance motion control applications and can typically handle speeds of up to 10,000 rpm. The coupling…

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All about Bellows Couplings

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A bellows coupling is a type of flexible coupling that features high torsional stiffness, low moment of inertia, and minimal restoring forces under misalignment. These characteristics make bellows…

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All about Beam Couplings

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Most couplings can be categorized as one of two types, rigid and flexible. Rigid couplings are used in applications where proper alignment is essential, while flexible couplings, such…

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Super Plastic Torsional Damping Couplings from C-Flex

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C-Flex Super Plastic Torsional Damping Coupling stabilizes high precision systems by dampening transient torque variations. The new patented design offers high torque loads with zero backlash. The stabilizing…

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Reduce space requirements for shaft-to-shaft connections

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Offset Couplings from Zero-Max reduce space requirements for parallel offset shafts in large system applications. These specialized couplings provide machine designers with an important option for reducing overall…

Rexnord to aquire Indian disc coupling maker

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Rexnord has entered into an agreement to acquire Euroflex Transmissions. Euroflex is a supplier of high performance disc couplings, used in power generation, gas compression, and industrial process…

HercuFlex gear couplings improve performance while maintaining interchangeability

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The HercuFlex series of gear couplings from Lovejoy were designed with a large bore capacity, high nominal torque ratings and misalignment capabilities of 1.5° per gear mesh. Yet…

Jaw coupling overview – features, benefits & design basics

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Jaw couplings are a general, all-purpose industrial power transmission device that operates in a range of temperatures, handles angular misalignment and the accompanying reactionary loads, resists chemicals and…

Non-Metallic expansion/deflection coupling improves safety while reducing installation time

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The non-metallic expansion/deflection coupling from T&B Fittings improves safety and reduces installation time for joining rigid polyvinylchloride (PVC) conduit that is subject to movement in any direction at structural…

Step-Flex couplings reduce resonance in stepper motor ball screw assemblies

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Mechanical resonance in motion systems can cause, not only unpleasant noise, but can lead to oscillations in the machine that reduce the positional accuracy of the system. This…

Step-Flex couplings reduce resonance in stepper motor ball screw assemblies

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Mechanical resonance in motion systems can cause, not only unpleasant noise, but can lead to oscillations in the machine that reduce the positional accuracy of the system. This…

Compact servo couplings provide backlash-free torque transmission

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The ROBA-DS servo couplings with split clamping hubs allow easy and fast installation, even in difficult ambient conditions. They are suitable for large shaft distances and in all…

Compact servo couplings provide backlash-free torque transmission

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The ROBA-DS servo couplings with split clamping hubs allow easy and fast installation, even in difficult ambient conditions. They are suitable for large shaft distances and in all…

Couplings specifically for liquid cooling applications

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CPC (Colder Products Company), a provider of quick disconnect couplings and fittings for plastic tubing, announces the expansion of its LQ product offering to include LQ4 Series Couplings….

Kop-Flex service program recertifies used couplings to API 671 standard

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Emerson’s Power Transmission Solutions introduced a new program for restoring used high-performance couplings to like-new condition, certified to API 671, with a full original factory warranty. Ideal for…

Kop-Flex service program recertifies used couplings to API 671 standard

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Emerson’s Power Transmission Solutions introduced a new program for restoring used high-performance couplings to like-new condition, certified to API 671, with a full original factory warranty. Ideal for…

Kop-Flex service program recertifies used couplings to API 671 standard

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Emerson’s Power Transmission Solutions introduced a new program for restoring used high-performance couplings to like-new condition, certified to API 671, with a full original factory warranty. Ideal for…

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…