ROBUST AND COMPACT - DISC PACK COUPLINGS FROM R+W
Heavy duty, torsionally rigid and maintenance-free steel disc pack couplings from R+W are used for misalignment compensation and transmission of high torque loads. They can be used in many different applications, such as steel mills, printing machinery, centrifugal pumps, and test stands, to name a few areas of mechanical engineering.
DISC PACK COUPLING OPERATION
R+W disc pack couplings are equipped with stacks of shims made of highly elastic spring steel. Each disc package can compensate for an angular bend during rotation while remaining highly stiff in the lateral direction as well as in the direction of rotation. This allows the couplings to support radial loads in their single flex configurations, and to compensate for lateral misalignment when used in dual flex configurations. The couplings provide backlash-free torque transmission through the use of high strength screws that clamp the disc pack faces and transmit torque via pure friction force. This prevents micro-movements between the mounting screw and the disc packs to enhance overall rigidity and reliability. R+W disc pack couplings can also be equipped with ball-detent clutches to disengage and prevent machine damage in case of torque overloads.
R+W DISC PACK COUPLING PORTFOLIO OVERVIEW
R+W DISC PACK COUPLINGS OFFER MANY ADVANTAGES
One of R+W's decisive advantages is the optimized hub profile used in the design. Cutaways around the assembly screws minimize the material included, reducing the weight of the coupling as a result. Thanks to the use of high strength materials, R+W disc pack couplings have a high power density and are also suitable for extreme temperatures, ranging -30 to +280 degrees C. An ATEX certified version is also available for use in hazardous environments.
THE RIGHT DISC PACK COUPLING FOR EVERY REQUIREMENT
As a disc pack coupling manufacturer, R+W is a great source for custom-tailored solutions, thanks to the wide variety of base models and versions in every size, and a large design portfolio of custom hubs.
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