Torque limiting couplings at Bauma

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Voith will be presenting its components for mining and mineral processing at the upcoming construction trade fair bauma 2016 in Munich this year. Voith will exhibit its new…

Restructuring/consolidating tubular coupling machining business

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Nippon Steel & Sumikin Fine Technology Co., Ltd. (“Nippon Steel Sumikin Fine Tech”) and Nippon Tubular Products Co., Ltd. (“Nippon Tubular Products”), each a 100% subsidiary of Nippon…

Large bore shaft collars, couplings and mounts for heavy equipment

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A full line of mechanical components for large cranes, conveyors and equipment in the bulk processing, pulp and paper, and other heavy industries is available from Stafford Manufacturing…

The best bellows coupling videos on the web

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The bellows coupling is a ubiquitous motion systems component. As such, there is no shortage of videos about them on the web. So how do you sift through…

Clamp style shaft collars for food equipment

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Ruland manufactures clamp style shaft collars with high holding power, fine finishes, and precise face to bore perpendicularity. They are commonly used for guiding, spacing, stopping, mounting, and…

Safety coupling basics: What does a ball-detent do?

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Couplings are common motion system components used primarily to transmit torque and compensate for misalignment between two shafts. Safety couplings, or overload couplings, are specially designed couplings that…

The 4 best magnetic coupling videos on the internet

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4. Magnetic Couplings EagleBurgmann In this video we see how the Burgmann Research and Development Department designs its magnetic couplings to handle applications with gas-loaded media… It’s more…

New test bench for large couplings

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KTR has launched a new test bench for large couplings covering a performance range of up to 500,000 Nm at its headquarters in Rheine, Germany. The test bench…

Multi-colored shaft collars and mounts

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Anodized aluminum shaft collars and mounting devices offered in permanent bright colors to enhance the appearance of products, equipment, and machinery and increase safety by color-coding switches and…

Stackable shaft mounting collars

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Stafford’s new line of Stackable shaft mounting collars are designed to fit at a 90° angle for rigidly mounting tubes, shafts, or other devices. The Stafford 90° mounting…

What are new alternatives for vibration damping?

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By Joyce Laird, Contributing Editor Vibration damping reduces noise in applications ranging from appliances, vehicles and ships to all types of industrial machinery. By dissipating vibrational energy from…

Coming to America: NBK talks ancient history and new future

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By Mike Santora It would have been all but impossible to predict anything like the concept of modern motion control 456 years ago. Forget the modern coupling, not…

The 4 best coupling basics videos on the internet

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Coupling videos are a dime a dozen on the internet. So which ones are the most helpful, the most interesting, the most worth your time? Well, we watched…

What is a line shaft?

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By Zak Khan Line shafts may conjure up images of Industrial Revolution-era factories, with whirring belts and machines, but just what is a line shaft and are they…

Mounting components increase design flexibility for demanding applications

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A line of heavy-duty steel shaft collars and flange mounts that can be modified for demanding industrial, processing, and recycling applications has been introduced by Stafford Manufacturing Corp….

Custom Ameriflex couplings for polymer resin pumps

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A major global petrochemical company experienced a coupling failure on a polymer pump in one of its larger resin processing facilities. The coupling problem caused expensive, time-consuming production…

Common coupling installation mistakes

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Initial coupling selection aside, the prevention of premature component failure begins with installation. Installing the right part the wrong way is bad— seems obvious. Yet, nearly all coupling…

How do you select couplings when expecting large loads?

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Edited by Mike Santora When expecting large loads for a motion system design, a few things need to be considered in addition to the usual. First, the stakes…

How is shaft vibration and couplings misalignment related?

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Edited by Mike Santora If you design a machine and fail to notice there is significant shaft vibration you end up feeling it—both literally and financially.  Misaglignment leads…

Coupling widens torsional stiffness range

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Engine flywheel couplings have to strike a delicate balance when it comes to stiffness. On the one hand, they have to be rigid enough to transmit torque efficiently…

How the right coupling can increase safety and reliability in mines and quarries

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Choosing the right coupling for your mine or quarry is probably more critical than you think. Typically applied on key capital plant, such as grinding mills, crushers, conveyors…

How is torsional rigidity measured for couplings?

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By Joyce Laird, Contributing Editor What is torsional rigidity and why measure it? Mike Parzych, Product Marketing Manager at GAM explains that Torsional rigidity is the ability of…

BELLOWFLEX couplings absorb vibration while allowing high misalignment

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Miki Pulley is introducing their new BELLOWFLEX Couplings for direct sale to OEM’s in North America. These couplings absorb vibration while allowing for a high degree of angular…

Renold couplings appoint new UK area sales managers

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Renold Couplings has announced the appointment of two new UK Area Sales Managers. John Wilson (L) will be covering the North, with Dean Loveridge (R) looking after the…

Couplings for vibration absorption while allowing high misalignment

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Miki Pulley is introducing their new BELLOWFLEX Couplings for direct sale to OEM’s in North America. These couplings absorb vibration while allowing for a high degree of angular…