Clutches

Large Torque Limiters handle torque up to 50,000 Nm.

Large Torque Limiters handle torque up to 50,000 Nm.

Available in models capable of handling up to 37,000 foot-pounds (50,000 Nm) of torque, Torque Limiters protect drive trains, gearboxes, and generators from excessive peak loads, minimize risk of breakdowns, and help extend system life. Features include factory preset torque and max bore sizes up to 5Â-½ in. or 140 mm with or without keyway. Operational from -40 to +80Â-

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Ratchet Clutches Provide Versatile, Four-Way Motion Control

Ratchet Clutches Provide Versatile, Four-Way Motion Control

Worcester, MA - Ratchet clutches from Lowell Corporation offer users several options in controlling motion: one-way left, one-way right, freewheeling, and fully locked. Among the applications for Lowell ratchet clutches are manual backstopping for conveyor belts, overrunning capabilities for dual motor set-ups, and indexing for machinery. Each standard Lowell clutch body contains only a gear, two...

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Electric Clutches Improve Safety and Efficiency

Ogura general purpose clutches are being used more frequently on a variety of mobile and light construction equipment. Clutches are available in 3 torque ranges of 100 lb-ft, 250 lb-ft, and 350 lb-ft. Clutches are made to mount on standard engine shafts of 1 , 1 1/8 , 1 Â-¼ and 1 7/16 and are normally suited for engines from 14hp to 35hp and speeds up to 4,000RPM. Electric clutches are...

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Servo Couplings suit precision positioning applications.

Servo Couplings suit precision positioning applications.

Handling bore diameters from 0.875-1.378 in. and operating torque from 3,937-9,843 in. lb, ServoClassÂ-® couplings provide high torsional stiffness, zero-backlash, and low hysteresis. Made from RoHS compliant materials, couplings are lightweight and feature 304 stainless steel disc packs and 7075-T6 aluminum hubs and center members. Units are available in single and double flex models in inch...

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Autodisconnect Clutches require no external actuation.

Autodisconnect Clutches require no external actuation.

AD-Series Tiny-ClutchÂ-® purely mechanical automatically disconnecting clutch, available for loads up to 100 in./lb and with bores up to Â-½ 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...

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Axial Piston Pumps offer torque limiting option.

Designed for open circuit mobile equipment and industrial applications, P1/PD Variable Displacement Pumps are rated for continuous operation at 2,600 rpm and pressures to 4,060 psi. Torque limiter adjusts flow in circuit to keep prime mover from stalling under heavy loads. Available in 5 configurations, single spring unit monitors pressure and displacement as measured by pump's hanger angle. As...

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Clutch/Brake Modules feature electromagnetic operation.

Clutch/Brake Modules feature electromagnetic operation.

With internal component mounting and external housing fin design, Gen 2 Clutch/Brake Modules feature optimal heat dissipation and stop/start frequencies, particularly in enclosed configurations. Input-to-output axis alignment minimizes vibration, noise, and wear, while integrated mounting bolts facilitate installation and allow conduit box to be located directly on top of unit. Modules are suited...

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Electric Clutches Run Components from Gas Engines

Electric Clutches Run Components from Gas Engines

These clutches are made to mount eight onto an engine shaft and take the vibration and temperature from small gas engines or diesel engines. Clutches can then either drive customer's components directly or through a belt. A variety of pulleys already exist, however, custom designs are also possible.

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AquaMaKKs Sets New Standard in Heavy-Duty Tensioning

AquaMaKKs Sets New Standard in Heavy-Duty Tensioning

January 28, 2009 AquaMaKKs water-cooled clutches and brakes from Wichita Clutch are air, hydraulic or spring-set actuated and feature non-metallic composite water jackets and superior heat-dissipating copper wear plates that are optimized for heavy-duty continuous slip tension applications. The AquaMaKKs family of clutches and brakes is ideally suited for tension control applications in mining,...

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Forced Air Cooling Doubles Heat Dissipation

Forced Air Cooling Doubles Heat Dissipation

January 25, 2008 Ogura's larger series of magnetic particle clutches and brakes (starting at 9lbs-ft up to 150 lbs-ft) are available with forced air cooling for increased heat dissipation. All units come standard with input and output connections so shop air can be easily used to help cool units to increase life and performance. Ogura products are manufactured in Europe, North and South America...

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