Beam couplings for motors

Tuesday, June 7, 2016

Ruland beam couplings are designed to couple stepper and servo motors to encoders, lead screws, and light duty actuators in a variety of industries. They are zero-backlash, have…

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The 5 best Oldham couplings videos on the web

Wednesday, May 4, 2016

Oldham couplings are considered a workhorse in light load, servo applications. With their electrical isolation potential, zero backlash and misalignment capabilities (okay, maybe not angular), Oldham couplings are a…

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The 4 best jaw couplings videos online

Wednesday, April 20, 2016

Good vibrations? Not really. When you need a coupling to handle impulse loads, misalignment, electrical isolation and more, jaw couplings are the most common choice. A staple in…

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The best bellows coupling videos on the web

Tuesday, March 29, 2016

The bellows coupling is a ubiquitous motion systems component. As such, there is no shortage of videos about them on the web. So how do you sift through…

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Clamp style shaft collars for food equipment

Wednesday, March 23, 2016

Ruland manufactures clamp style shaft collars with high holding power, fine finishes, and precise face to bore perpendicularity. They are commonly used for guiding, spacing, stopping, mounting, and…

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The 4 best coupling basics videos on the internet

Sunday, February 7, 2016

Coupling videos are a dime a dozen on the internet. So which ones are the most helpful, the most interesting, the most worth your time? Well, we watched…

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Company profile: Ruland

Wednesday, January 20, 2016

Company Name: Ruland Established: 1937 Headquarters: Marlborough, MA CEO/President: Bill Hewitson, President Products: Couplings Mission Statement/Motto:  “Ruland Manufacturing Co., Inc. will provide the timely delivery of products which…

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Oldham couplings for conveyor systems

Wednesday, January 13, 2016

Oldham couplings from Ruland are zero-backlash, have a balanced design, accommodate large parallel misalignment, and are highly versatile, making them a suitable fit for precise positioning and general…

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Flexible vs rigid couplings: Part 3

Tuesday, December 22, 2015

This is the third installment in a weekly 3-part series on flexible vs rigid couplings running through December. Here, Ruland’s Bobby Watkins shares his insight into the best…

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Motion systems application examples: Shaft collars and where they work

Wednesday, November 25, 2015

By Mike Santora Shaft collars are part of nearly all types of moving machinery—including designs for mechanical, medical, aerospace, automotive and industrial industries. In electric-motor-driven designs, they’re most…

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