Shaft to shaft drive connections
Flexible shaft couplings are used to connect two drive shafts accepting misalignment and reducing noise and vibration.
SPRING TYPE SHAFT COUPLINGS
Extremely robust with three layers each of three springs connecting between steel hubs. They are compact and can run at high speeds, also with a particularly high angular misalignment capacity up to 6 degrees. Torques range from 2.5 to 900 Nm and shaft sizes up to 75 mm.
METAL DISC SHAFT COUPLINGS | STEEL MULTIPLE-DISC SHAFT COUPLINGS
Bolted assemblies with steel or aluminium hubs connecting through laminated steel flex packs. To connect two fixed shafts a double flexing design with two packs is needed. If one shaft is floating, a single flexing design is possible. Different models suit shafts from 4 to 150 mm, torques up to 9000Nm. Metal disc couplings are torsionally stiff, backlash free and maintenance free. Spacer versions up to 5m long are possible.
BARREL GEAR SHAFT COUPLINGS
Barrel gear shaft couplings use a sleeve with internal splines to connect between two iron hubs. Small barrel gear couplings for torques 10 to 700 Nm and shafts up to 80 mm use nylon sleeves. They are simple and well suited to machines where the axial misalignment is high.
STEEL GEAR SHAFT COUPLINGS
Combining very high torque capacity with compact dimensions, these gear couplings are rated from 600 to 835,000 Nm. AGMA standard sizes available.
RUBBER DISC SHAFT COUPLINGS
It is a backlash free bolted assembly with high misalignment capacity. Torques are 100 to 2,250 Nm with shafts up to 95mm. The rubber disc has layers of reinforcing cord making it very robust. Spacer versions are possible.