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27

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Changing gears: elastomeric couplings shift focus to simplicity

By Matt Bamford, Tyler Coffey and Johannah Nelson, The Timken Company Edited by Mike Santora While inconspicuous, couplings have long been essential for facilitating the transfer of power…

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Aug
25

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Thin line shaft collars for encoders

Encoders often require a custom shaft collar to meet their size and performance requirements. Ruland has designed thin line shaft collars with a narrow profile and reduced weight…

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Aug
17

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What is a Rzeppa joint?

While working as an engineer for Ford Motor company, Alfred Hans Rzeppa created his constant velocity joint in 1926 and patented it the following year. The Rzeppa joint…

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Aug
13

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What is an indirect drive?

When choosing a coupling, the type of drive system we’re dealing with is an important consideration. In an indirect drive system, drive trains are not connected on the…

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Jul
9

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Simple rubber washer prevents shaft collars from getting stuck on shafts

Amacoil/Uhing has introduced the Elasto-Ring washer for use with U-Clip quick release shaft collars. Elasto-Ring installs by hand with no tools required and assures easy removal of the…

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Simple rubber washer prevents shaft collars from getting stuck on shafts

Thursday, July 9, 2015

Amacoil/Uhing has introduced the Elasto-Ring washer for use with U-Clip quick release shaft collars. Elasto-Ring installs by hand with no tools required and assures easy removal of the…

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Belden Universal achieves AS9100C aerospace quality certification

Friday, June 12, 2015

Belden Universal announces that it has achieved AS9100C aerospace quality certification. The AS9100C certification, issued by SAE International, is the highest of global standards for quality assurance in…

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New web store for couplings

Wednesday, June 10, 2015

Servometer is pleased to announce its new line of precision motion control bellows couplings and rugged beam couplings are now available for purchase through their newly launched e-commerce…

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New Coupling Selector Tool

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

The new Coupling Selector Tool was created to better organize coupling information, allowing the customer to quickly find the right coupling for their application. Thousands of inch and…