Autodisconnect Clutches require no external actuation.
Press Release Summary:
AD-Series Tiny-ClutchÂ® purely mechanical automatically disconnecting clutch, available for loads up to 100 in./lb and with bores up to Â½ in., suits applications such as coil/spool winding, film drives, or any similar application requiring automatically free wheeling clutch. When Torque is applied to input hub, clutch engages, and output sleeve is driven one way. When torque is removed from input, output may then freely rotate in either direction.
Original Press Release:
NEW PRODUCT: Autodisconnect Clutches
The AD-Series Tiny-Clutch® are purely mechanical automatically disconnecting clutches and require no external actuation. When Torque is applied to the input hub the clutch engages and the output sleeve is driven one way. When torque is removed from the input the output may then freely rotate in either direction. The AD-Series is suited for use in applications such as, coil winding, spool winding, film drives or any similar application requiring an automatically free wheeling clutch. To learn more vist: http://www.tinyclutch.com/new1003
Helander Products, Inc. specializes in the design and manufacture of miniature clutches to serve a broad range of rotary motion control situations.