Bushed Coupling reduces damage via misalignment capabilities.

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Baldor-Dodge® Para-Flex® QD (PXQD) coupling features QD flange design that complements Taper-Lock and bored-to-size style flanges. Sizes PX50 through PX200 offer torque ratings up to 82,500 lb-in., and bore capacity of PXQD flanges let end-users downsize coupling selections. QD bushing design allows installation and removal with minimal shaft damage. When used with Para-Flex element, complete Para-Flex couplings provide misalignment capabilities to prevent damage to connected equipment.

Original Press Release:

Baldor Electric Company Introduces New Dodge® QD Bushed Para-Flex® Couplings

Fort Smith, Ark. – Baldor Electric Company is proud to announce a new addition to its Baldor-Dodge coupling product offering -- the QD bushed Para-Flex coupling. The QD flange design complements the company’s Taper-Lock and bored-to-size style flanges. The QD flanges are available from stock and accommodate Baldor-Dodge Para-Flex elements.

The Baldor-Dodge Para-Flex QD (PXQD) product line is available in sizes PX50 through PX200, with torque ratings through 82,500 in-lbs. Para-Flex QD flanges offer greater bore capacity, allowing customers to save money by downsizing their coupling selections. Like the Taper-Lock bushing, the QD bushing allows for easy installation and removal with minimal shaft damage, reducing overall replacement costs.

When used with the Para-Flex element, the complete Para-Flex couplings perform in difficult applications, providing greater misalignment capabilities than other styles of couplings. The flexible design is crucial in preventing damage to connected equipment. The Para-Flex coupling offers an industry leading 5-year limited warranty.

Baldor Electric Company (www.baldor.com) is a leading marketer, designer and manufacturer of industrial electric motors, drives, and mechanical power transmission products.

Baldor, a member of the ABB group, is headquartered in Fort Smith, Arkansas.

Baldor Electric Company 

5711 R.S. Boreham, Jr. St. 

Fort Smith, AR 72901 

Phone: 479-646-4711 


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