Clutches

Torque Limiter Coupling tolerates angular misalignment.

Torque Limiter Coupling tolerates angular misalignment.

Featuring low-maintenance design, Flexible Torque Limiter Coupling connects 2 supported shafts while providing overload protection for machine components. Multiple facings are spring-engaged to transmit torque to driven shaft until pre-set torque range is exceeded. Torque limiter then slips under load until jam is cleared or manual/sensor-triggered shutdown occurs. Product allows for up to 0.040...

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Water Treatment Preventative Maintenance

Your municipality relies on your water treatment plant to safeguard its water supply. Your plant is a sophisticated complex, and the preventative procedures you perform keep it running smoothly. Your back-up and comprehensive monitoring and alarm systems provide further protection for this vital facility. More than likely you have an automatic centrifugal clutch to soft start your standby diesel...

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Low Cost High Volume Micro Clutch

Low Cost High Volume Micro Clutch

The MIC clutches from Ogura are designed to operate in copy and fax machines. These consumer products are produced in very high volume, which has allowed for cost reduction advantages. Many other applications exist that can can take advantage of this style clutch. It is available in 3 designs from 2.2 to 7 in-lbs of torque.

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BorgWarner Dual-Clutch Technology Shifts into High Gear on BMW M3

BorgWarner's DualTronic-® Technology Shifts Quickly and Smoothly, Improves Acceleration and Fuel Economy AUBURN HILLS, Mich., Oct. 9 - BorgWarner (NYSE: BWA) will supply its DualTronic-® clutch module for the 7-speed M double-clutch transmission (DCT) Drivelogic in the BMW M3, recently launched in Europe, the United States and other markets worldwide. BorgWarner's dual-clutch technology enables...

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BorgWarner Receives Nissan 2008 Global Innovation Award for Its Dual-Clutch Technology on the GT-R Sports Car

AUBURN HILLS, Mich., Aug. 6 / -- BorgWarner received a 2008 Global Innovation Award from Nissan in recognition of its innovative dual-clutch technology, used in the all-new 2008 Nissan GT-R. Launched in December in Japan and last month in the United States, the eagerly anticipated sports car is the first GT-R engineered for sale in global markets, the world's first longitudinal transaxle...

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Low Cost Tension or Slip Clutch/Brake

Low Cost Tension or Slip Clutch/Brake

OPL units are primarily designed for controlling paper jam conditions in copy and fax machines. They are made in very high volumes so they have very low cost, even though they contain magnetic particles and permanent magnets. These units can come with either customized 400 series stainless steel shafts or hollow bore units to slide on a customer's existing shaft. Ogura products are manufactured...

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Electromagnetic Clutches offer noise dampening option.

Electromagnetic Clutches offer noise dampening option.

RoHS-compliant V series, developed to satisfy medical and other consumer-related applications in which clutch or brake engagement noise would be objectionable, is available with silent armature option. Unit incorporates noise dampening plastic disc to help dampen high-frequency noise and reduce time of noise wave.

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The Blue Clutch Goes Green

BLM's distinctive blue clutches have always been a green solution, long before it was politically correct. BLM has always produced an energy efficient clutch. An electric motor with a centrifugal clutch starts under no load and does not engage and drive the load until it reaches near rated speed. Once up to speed a motor has more torque to start and accelerate the load and consumes much less...

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Universal Shaft Mounted Combinations

The UMH is one of BLM's Universal Shaft mounted style Centrifugal Clutches. It is designed to support the end of a universal shaft. This is achieved by mounting the centrifugal clutch on the shaft on the driven side. A typical application for this style is municipal water treatment facilities. Where the primary system is powered by electricity, this centrifugal clutch is used on the back up...

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