Metal Bellows enable backlash-free operation.
Press Release Summary:
Suitable for use at numerically controlled machinery and equipment, AKD and AKN Couplings can be supplied with adjusting spring grooves. Clamping is designed to guarantee that torque transfer without adjusting spring grooves is absolutely backlash-free, even with high speeds. Both types of couplings are within torque range of 18-500 Nm and within shaft diameter range of 10-60 mm. Couplings can also be made to customer's specifications.
Original Press Release:
Metal Bellows with Clamping Hubs
Extensive developments of CNC technology has meant ever more dynamic and complex related driving elements are now required, and it is for this reason that Rino Industries Ltd of Chesterfield have a range of metal bellows couplings to accommodate this.
They have considerably proven their worth when used at highly controlled dynamic drives. They are used wherever two rotating opposite shafts are to be connected frictionally and backlash free. The most important characteristic of these types of couplings is that they can be mounted very easily and fixing of the hubs is affected only by simply tightening the fastening screws. This is why the couplings can also be easily mounted to inaccessible locations.
Contrary to the AK series, the AKD and AKN couplings can be supplied with adjusting spring grooves, and clamping is designed in a way as to guarantee that the torque transfer without adjusting spring grooves is absolutely backlash free, even with high speeds. Any misalignment of the shafts is therefore compensated and acoustic noise of the motor or the drive is reduced by acoustic damping.
They are highly suitable for use at numerically controlled machinery and equipment, packaging machinery and transporting equipment. Both types of couplings are within a torque range of 18-500Nm and within a shaft diameter range of 10-60mm. The couplings are also easily made to customer's specifications.
Typical applications include the following -
Controlled handling machinery
General motive power engineering