Silicone Insert Couplings have zero backlash design.

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Stocked in 5 bore sizes from 6-16 mm, silicone insert couplings feature electrical isolation and no backlash. Series S54HSAM... (clamp type) and S5PSAM... feature aluminum hubs with set screws or clamps for fastening to shafts. Insert is silicone 40 ShA, and coupling design can accommodate tight or skewed connections. Characteristic include operating range of -50 to +150°C, lengths from 26.5-57 mm, and max speed of 5000 rpm.

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New Silicone Insert Couplings from Sterling

Instrument Feature Electrical Isolation & No Backlash

New Hyde Park, NY -- A new series of silicone insert couplings from Sterling Instrument (ISO 9001:2000+AS9100B Registered Manufacturer) features electrical isolation and no backlash. These metric couplings, identified as the S54HSAM... (clamp type) and S5PSAM... (set screw type) Series are stocked in 5 different bore sizes ranging from (6 mm to16 mm).

These couplings have aluminum hubs with either set screws or clamps for fastening to shafts. The insert is silicone 40 ShA. Operating temperature ranges from -50OC to +150O C. They range in length from 26.5 mm to 57 mm. Their maximum speed is 5000 rpm..

They can be used in various applications and are especially able to accommodate tight or skewed connections. Quotes, online orders, available stock, and 3D CAD Model downloads are available at our new eStore at: SDP/SI offers over 1000 different types of couplings including inch and metric: magnetic, flexible, rigid, oldham, bellows, flexible shaft, spider type, Fairloc® shaft type, helical, slit-type, and neoprene flexible type couplings.

Detailed specifications are contained in Catalog D795, available free upon request from Sterling Instrument, 2101 Jericho Turnpike, P.O. Box 5416, New Hyde Park, NY 11042-5416. Phone: 516-328-3300 o Fax: 516-326-8827. Web:

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