Durable Friction Clutches serve space-constricted applications.
Occupying -¾ in. dia footprint, EAO 12 and EAS 12 offer torque ranges up to 10 lb-in. as well as smooth, reliable breakaway and continuous slip. Both of these bi-directional clutches, available in fixed, adjustable, and custom designs, feature life expectancy of 20–30 million revolutions in slip condition and- do not require- lubrication. Housing design is optimized for durability using tabs...Read More »
Mechanical Slip Clutches suit vertical applications.
With torque capabilities from 10–150 lb-in., V-Series Polyclutch-® Mechanical Slip Clutches provide torque control for driving, capping, and other applications where thrust loads are applied. Units feature self-supporting hub design, integrated ball bearing that allows thrust loads of 150–650 lb, and long-life friction materials that allow clutches to slip continuously or intermittently for...Read More »
Compensating Clutch eliminates CNC turning center misalignment.
PRECI-FLEX-®- lets Nakamura CNC turning centers float away misalignment between turret drive motors and toolholders, promoting smooth operation, surface finish quality,- and tool life. While resulting precise alignment reduces vibration and tool chatter, other benefits include elimination of- wear to turret drive motor connections and elimination of- backlash as result of complete fit around...Read More »
New Ogura Magnetic Particle Clutches Have Improved Performance
Two of the most popular magnetic particle clutches from Ogura have been redesigned to improve performance for a variety of tension and torque control applications.- The clutch now has a faster response because of a new optimized internal flux path design.- In addition, this new, more efficient flux path allows for the clutch to use a smaller coil.- The new coil is about 30-40% lower in...Read More »
Common Misconceptions About Custom Automation Systems
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Disc Springs Application: Heavy Duty Right Angle Drill
DEWALT, a subsidiary of Stanley Black and Decker, is a brand with a reputation for providing high quality professional power tools, contractor tools and accessories. DEWALT's lead design engineer for drills was tasked with designing a high power right angle drill that is lightweight, compact, and portable. As is common with hand power tools, the goal with the design was to maximize performance...Read More »
Clutch Brake delivers 78,000 lb-in. of mine-duty torque.
Able to be operated as clutch only or clutch brake- to accommodate varying applications, Size 30 Posidyne-® dynamically accelerates or decelerates high-inertia loads without wear on friction discs.- Product functions without requiring any regular maintenance intervention during its 40,000,00-cycle design life, while Oil Shear Technology- lends to- smooth and quiet acceleration/deceleration....Read More »
Waterproof Overload Protection
Due to increasing demand in the area of corrosion-protected torque limiting clutches for higher power ranges, mayr-® power transmission have expanded the proven EAS-®-HTL series by one construction size, thereby doubling the torque range of these housed clutches from 1,200 Nm to 2,400 Nm. Corrosion-protected torque limiting clutches for protection against damage caused by overload have proven...Read More »
Micro Clutch has thin-profile, lightweight design.
Supplied with lead wire and terminal, MIC-T series is available with customer-specified gear or dog hub output. Latter lets users incorporate different gears for varying needs. To minimize weight, clutches feature construction that utilizes all-plastic and powder metal design.Read More »
Reduced Torque Clutches, Brakes enhance narrow web converters.
Driven at constant speed by primary drive of machine, SensiFlex-® tension control clutches and brakes include 19 models with proprietary ULOW (ultra-low coefficient) friction facings. These single-surface, air-actuated friction devices maintain tension on roll of material - paper, film, foil, wire - as it is being unwound/rewound. Span of air pressure traversed to deliver torque required at core...Read More »
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 5-½ in. or 140 mm with or without keyway. Operational from -40 to +80-Read More »
Basalt America Announces Stronger, Lighter, and Corrosion-Free FRP's (Fiber Reinforced Polymers)
Fiber Reinforced Polymers (FRP), represents a truly groundbreaking advancement in structural reinforcement. Lightweight, strong, and green, they are changing the way the construction industry thinks about rebar. Unlike steel, FRPs don't rust and are far stronger than standard rebar. To learn why Fiber Reinforced Polymers are poised to change the way the world builds, see our video.Read More »