Plymouth, Minnesota: Motion system designers needing to fit a high performance coupling into a small space will find the solution with a specially designed CD coupling from Zero-Max.
power custom CD coupling for small space application
Many other difficult coupling needs such as higher misalignment, greater torque capacity and greater torsional stiffness than that of standard couplings are available in Zero-Max specially designed CD couplings.
Key to these special coupling designs is the patented Zero-Max CD disc that has high torsional stiffness and yet allows for misalignment in high stress applications. Everything about this unique CD disc contributes to its high performance characteristics. The shape, the cutting process, the material used, the coating and the order and orientation of the disc layers — all have important significance to solving difficult motion system needs.
stiff CD coupling for critical positioning application
Using finite element analysis (FEA), the CD disc can be easily modified along with changes in the composite material. Custom disc designs (manufactured on state-of-the-art laser cutting machines) can add to or lessen coupling flexibility or increase strength and stiffness as required for a particular application. And with 40 standard CD coupling models and sizes to work from, Zero-Max can configure a just-right custom coupling solution in a fraction of the time required for a custom coupling using all metallic components requiring special dies and tooling.
High precision CD coupling for small space application
In addition to the special CD couplings pictured, Zero-Max provides special large scale floating shaft couplings, very high speed couplings, stainless steel and/or nickel plated couplings, phase adjustable couplings, high misalignment and high torque couplings, shrink disc clamping hub couplings and many more.
A custom coupling proposal from Zero-Max includes complete engineering approval CAD drawings.
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