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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Thin line shaft collars for encoders

Tuesday, August 25, 2015

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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Disc couplings for semiconductor and solar equipment

Wednesday, June 10, 2015

Semiconductor and solar equipment such as wafer handlers, bonders and screen printers often require rapid movements over short increments to precisely position wafers, chips or panels. Disc couplings…

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Oldham couplings for printing applications

Monday, May 4, 2015

Ruland manufactures zero-backlash Oldham couplings that accommodate high amounts of parallel misalignment with low bearing loads and are designed for reduced vibration at higher speeds. The three-piece design…

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Ruland Rigid Couplings

Rigid couplings for packaging applications

Tuesday, April 15, 2014

Ruland offers rigid couplings that are designed for packaging applications. They have precision honed bores, anti-vibration hardware, and opposing hardware on two-piece styles to ensure superior fit, alignment,…

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Ruland beam coupling on encoder shaft

Beam couplings for encoder feedback systems

Wednesday, June 12, 2013

P and MW Series beam couplings from Ruland Manufacturing Co. Inc., Marlborough, Mass., are designed specifically for encoder feedback systems. They offer high misalignment capabilities with low bearing…

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