Mechanical Couplings

Fluid & Gas Flow Equipment, Mechanical Power Transmission

Bridgeport’s Zinc Alloy Fittings Listed for Use with Aluminum EMT Means Contractors Can Install an EMT System that Won’t Rust

April 21, 2017

STRATFORD, Conn. (April 19, 2017) – Electricians have often asked, “Why doesn’t an EMT manufacturer make corrosion-resistant tubing that won’t rust.” Now with aluminum EMT, contractors have their wish and can put away their rigid conduit threaders and reamers.

Aluminum EMT is the perfect material choice for indoor or outdoor, damp, wet or exposed environments. With... Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

Oldham Couplings for Actuator Driven Systems

March 25, 2017

Marlborough, Massachusetts, March 2017. Ruland Manufacturing Co., Inc. presents oldham couplings for actuator driven systems. The oldham couplings are zero-backlash, have a balanced design, and high parallel misalignment capabilities, making them an ideal fit for screw driven actuator applications. The three-piece design allows designers to easily couple an actuator and motor that have keyed... Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

Bridgeport’s 281SPMB Snap-in/Push-on Transition Coupling Makes Installs Quicker and Easier than Ever

March 1, 2017

Patented Mighty-Merge® coupling now fits 3/4-inch trade size EMT

STRATFORD, Conn. (February 27, 2017) – Bridgeport Fittings' 281SPMB Snap-in/Push-on Transition Couplings now save contractors time and money with quick and easy installation. The couplings’ patented Mighty-Merge design features a quick install snap-in end for AC/MC cables and flexible metal conduit and a push-in... Read More

Material Handling & Storage, Mechanical Components and Assemblies, Mechanical Power Transmission

Metric Shaft Collars & Couplings Product Line Features Over 800 Items

February 23, 2017

An expanded line of metric shaft collars, couplings, and mounting components suited for mechanical drive systems and structural applications has been introduced by Stafford Manufacturing Corp. of Wilmington, Massachusetts.

Stafford Metric Shaft Components feature over 800 items including the Grip & Go™ quick release handle which can convert a standard shaft collar into a rapidly... Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

Three-Piece Couplings eliminate full disassembling.

December 16, 2016

Used in joining and connecting threaded ends in situations where conduits are difficult in turning, Three Piece Couplings are available in ½ and 2 inch sizes. Eliminating need for full disassembly for modifications, units are manufactured using Type 316 Stainless Steel.

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Mechanical Components and Assemblies, Mechanical Power Transmission

Shaft Collars & Couplings Machined from 316 Stainless Steel

December 13, 2016

A full line of 316 stainless steel shaft collars and couplings that are designed for harsh process environments such as waste water treatment is available from Stafford Manufacturing Corp. of Wilmington, Massachusetts.

Stafford 316 SST Collars and Couplings are designed to withstand constant exposure to harsh chemicals, solvents, detergents, and water found in mixing equipment, drive... Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

Certified quality for offshore applications - ROBA®-DS shaft couplings tested by DNV GL

December 1, 2016

The compact and high performance ROBA®-DS disk pack couplings by mayr® power transmission have been certified by DNV GL. They ensure maximum possible operational and functional safety for users on the high seas.

Whether in the drives of ship propellers, mobile platforms such as drilling platforms for oil and gas extraction, or also in tidal power plants - the areas of application for... Read More

Fluid & Gas Flow Equipment, Mechanical Power Transmission

101 Electromagnetic Actuated Clutches offer zero backflush designing.

November 14, 2016

Available in bores ranging from 12mm to 60mm, 101 Electromagnetic Actuated Clutches offers brake torques ranging from 3.68 ft. lbs. to 236.02 ft. lbs. Utilizing corrosion resistant materials, Clutches operate well in temperatures from +14°F to +104° (-10°C to +40°C). Including clutch stator, rotor and armature, device functions utilizing magnetic force generated by the energized coil... Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

Rigid Couplings with Step Bores come in metric sizes.

October 5, 2016

Suited for equipment manufacturers designing precision servo driven systems or shaft-to-shaft connections, metric rigid couplings with step bores are available in 1- and 2-piece clamp styles with or without keyways. Rigid coupling hardware features Nypatch coating to resist vibration and maintain holding power. Available from 3–50 mm, these RoHS2- and REACH-compliant products are made from... Read More

Mechanical Components and Assemblies, Mechanical Power Transmission, Mounting & Attaching Products

Shaft Collars, Couplings & Mounts Weldable to Create Custom Designed Assemblies

September 9, 2016

A line of weldable shaft collars, couplings, and mounts that let users modify them to fit their own mechanical and structural applications is available from Stafford Manufacturing Corp. of Wilmington, Massachusetts. Stafford Weldable Components include shaft collars, couplings, and mounts which are available made from ANSI 1018 steel and stainless steel to allow users to modify parts and create... Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

CD® Couplings from Zero-Max with High Power Density Facilitate Smaller Machine Footprint Designs

August 29, 2016

Plymouth, Minnesota: The quest for smaller machine footprints continues as designers seek new ways to reduce machine size while increasing output. The Zero-Max CD coupling pictured provides precise and reliable shaft connections in less space than other couplings. It operates without fatigue for reliable 24/7 operation required in the latest machine designs. Key to this CD coupling design is the... Read More

Fluid & Gas Flow Equipment, Mechanical Power Transmission

Quick Disconnect Couplings reliably serve oil, gas applications.

August 5, 2016

Offered in 1 ¼ and 2 in. body sizes, thread to connect couplings of FD85 Series help prevent downtime caused by leakages, pressure drops, contamination, and difficult assemblies in industrial and mobile equipment, oil and gas, and construction applications. Lloyd's Registry Certificates for oil and gas and fire ensure couplings perform to industry standards, and each mating part carries... Read More

Mechanical Components and Assemblies, Mechanical Power Transmission

Shaft Collars and Couplings support maintenance applications.

August 4, 2016

Designed to meet special repair and retrofit requirements, Stafford Maintenance Group of products includes weldable- and paintable-shaft collars, along with machineable collars and conversion couplings for joining dissimilar shafts. Micro-adjustable end stops and axial thrust designs for releasing frozen shaft components are also offered. With SPARC™ Stafford Prototype and Repair Collar System,... Read More

Material Handling & Storage, Mechanical Power Transmission

15,000 Metric Gears - Shipped Factory Direct

July 27, 2016

The largest selection of stock metric gears now available within 3 business days Mineola, NY – With the largest selection of stock metric gears, KHK USA is now able to meet the needs of industrial automation designs with off-the-shelf gears with the fastest of lead times. KHK USA based in Mineola NY, stocks approximately 4,500 skus in the New York warehouse for same day warehouse shipping and... Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

Ejector Tie-In System accelerates IMM ejector coupling, release.

July 22, 2016

Intended for 1,500+ ton injection molding machines (IMMs), Smartflow® 3 in. FasTie® Quick Ejector Tie-In System offers max ejector force per knock-out position of 15 tons. Accelerated ejector coupling and release supports SMED (Single Minute Exchange of Die) practices and reduces mold change times in most IMMs. Couplers reside on press ejector plate, while molds in storage may be... Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

Disc Couplings target critical drivetrain applications.

June 14, 2016

Aligned to torque requirements of turbomachinery, Kop-Flex High Performance Disc Coupling 2.0 Series matches established English and Metric shaft sizes and is available in 2 reduced-moment styles: standard RZS and full-featured RMS, with interlocking flanges for additional safety in event of torque overload. Both feature minimum nominal bore capacity of 1.6–8.5 in., with max torque ratings... Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

Offset Couplings Ensure Constant Speed at Connection Locations - They Ensure Accurate Registration for Roll Forming, Paper Converting, Printing and Similar Applications

May 26, 2016

They Ensure Accurate Registration For Roll Forming, Paper Converting,  Printing And Similar Applications Plymouth, Minnesota: Constant speed couplings improve registration and system accuracy when machine function requires driven shaft offsets. Using Schmidt Offset Couplings from Zero-Max, these couplings provide machine designers with a proven method to ensure constant speed at both ends of... Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

Custom Rigid Shaft Couplings solve mating problems.

May 9, 2016

Available in 1-, 2-, and 3-piece designs, Stafford Custom Couplings can be made from steel, stainless steel, and aluminum with various bores to solve range of mating and mounting problems. Dual-keyed couplings feature axial and annular keyways to transmit torque while retaining lateral motion. Offered in sizes from 1/8 to 6 in. ID, couplings can incorporate different sized round, square, and... Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

Pin Type Bushing Couplings dampen system vibration.

April 5, 2016

Designed using pin and bushing connection that minimizes vibration, CPU Couplings handle angular misalignment of 4° and parallel misalignment of 0.5 mm. Design maintains zero backlash for smooth system operation, while lightweight aluminum construction absorbs and dissipates heat from adjacent sources in system. Able to handle speeds up to 4,000 rpm, RoHS-compliant couplings come in 3... Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

Elastomeric Coupling features WingLock technology.

February 4, 2016

Featuring finite-element optimized winged elastomeric element design that increases surface area at most critical regions, Baldor•Dodge® Raptor Coupling offers higher bond strength, improved fatigue resistance, and longer life than urethane designs. Non-lubricated natural rubber element results in low stiffness as well as optimized vibration damping and misalignment capabilities. Split... Read More