Two-Year Project Produces Safety Coupling 60-70% Lighter

Thursday, October 21, 2010

The German couplings specialist R+W has developed a safety clutch which, it claims, is 60–70% lighter than conventional designs, and allows smaller clutches to be used in some…

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Couplings Target High Corrosion, Long Service Applications

Wednesday, October 13, 2010

Eaton Corp. developed a new series of ISO 16028 stainless steel quick-disconnect/non-spill couplings incorporating standard anti-extrusion Teflon seals and Viton O-rings. The new FD89 – 2000 Series couplings…

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Torque Limiters Allows For Rapid & Automatic Recovery

Thursday, October 7, 2010

R+W America’s new torque limiter, the SL Series, utilizes a proven spring-loaded ball detent system, along with a previously patented preload for zero-backlash operation. To achieve its target…

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Stainless Steel Couplings Deliver Non-Spill Connections

Monday, October 4, 2010

The FD89 – 2000 Series couplings meet ISO 16028 dimensional requirements. These stainless steel quick-disconnect/non-spill couplings feature standard anti-extrusion Teflon® seals and Viton® O-rings. “FD89 couplings provide a…

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Low inertia miniature couplings deliver high torsional stiffness

Friday, October 1, 2010

The 16 mm diameter size Servo Class coupling has operating torque of 4.43 in.-lb in both single (SD) and double disc (SC) models. They suit applications that need…

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Low weight, low inertia torque limiter

Friday, October 1, 2010

By Tobias Wolf, Product Engineer, R+W GmbH and Andrew Lechner, Product Manager, R+W America. The concept of weight reduction through the use of high tech materials is not…

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