What do you know about Elastomeric Couplings?

Tuesday, February 3, 2015

Elastomeric couplings are a form of flexible coupling that uses an elastic material to transmit torque. The design of elastomeric couplings means that the elastic material is meant…

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Step-Flex couplings reduce resonance in stepper motor ball screw assemblies

Thursday, September 25, 2014

Mechanical resonance in motion systems can cause, not only unpleasant noise, but can lead to oscillations in the machine that reduce the positional accuracy of the system. This…

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Shaft Coupling Solves Resonance Problems in Ball Screws

Monday, June 23, 2014

Miki Pulley has introduced its Step-Flex Coupling for direct sale to OEM’s in North America. The Step-Flex is an altogether new class of shaft coupling. This design was…

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Elastomeric couplings stabilize hydraulic fracturing pumps

Tuesday, July 23, 2013

Extracting natural gas from underground shale formations is done via high-pressure pumping equipment that injects a specialized mixture of water, sand and chemical additives into vertical, horizontal or…

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Intermediate Coupling Spacers

Sunday, July 15, 2012

SERVOMAX elastomer couplings feature a specially calibrated polyurethane insert, which is preloaded between precision machined driving jaws. They have high torque density, are low in cost, and are…

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R+W America, elastomer coupling

Compact safety coupling

Thursday, May 19, 2011

Making use of the existing EKL line of compact elastomer couplings, the  SLE safety coupling offers a compact, flexible and vibration damping option with integral torque overload release….

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Zero Backlash Coupling Ideal for Belt Driven Linear Actuators

Monday, August 9, 2010

Due to greater demands in modern machine design and construction, R+W has developed its EK7 series of SERVOMAX Zero Backlash Elastomer Couplings. This coupling was specifically designed to…

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GERWAH® Product Line

Monday, May 24, 2010

The GERWAH® line of products consists of magnetic couplings, metal bellows couplings, servo-insert couplings, line shafts, RING-flex® couplings and safety couplings. These couplings are available in a range…

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Elastomer couplings with higher torque handling capacity

Wednesday, May 5, 2010

The growing popularity of curved jaw (elastomer) style couplings for precision applications has driven the need for couplings that handle more than the traditional torque capacity of 2,150…

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Six factors to remember about couplings in a motion system

Thursday, March 25, 2010

Physical values such as torque, torsional rigidity, spring stiffness, moment of inertia, imbalance, and zero-backlash play a major role in coupling design. Here are a few facts to…

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