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China high quality Power Trnsmission Double Coupling Manufacturer Single-Disc Type Mechanical Flexible Diaphragm Clamping Disc Coupling

Product Description

Power Trnsmission Double Coupling Manufacturer Single-Disc Type Mechanical Flexible Diaphragm Clamping Disc Coupling

 

Metal flex couplings are disc type couplings in which several flexible metallic elements are alternately attached with bolts to opposite flanges. As polymeric elastomer is replaced by metal disc, Metal Flex coupling provides excellent temperature capability without sacrificing angular and axial misalignment. The coupling provides low axial and bending stiffness while possessing high torsional rigidity. The stretched shim pack design of CHINAMFG Metal Flex couplings provides zero backlash. CHINAMFG Metal Flex couplings are available up to 13367 Nm torque with single shim pack (UMK) and double shim pack (UMS) series.

FEATURES

1.Power to weight ratio high

2.Accommodates angular and axial misalignments

3.High temperature application

4.Visual inspection is possible without dismantling equipments

5.Low axial stiffness with high torsional rigidity

6.High-speed capacity

7.Range up to 12000 Nm

8.Added advantage of stretch fitted shim pack

Material Available

Stainless Steel:SS201,SS301, SS303, SS304, SS316, SS416 etc.
35CrMo 40CrMo42 CrMo
Steel:mild steel, Carbon steel, 4140, 4340, Q235, Q345B, 20#, 45#
Aluminum:AL6061, Al6063, AL6082, AL7075, AL5052, A380 etc.
Iron:A36, 45#, 1213, 12L14, 1215 etc.
Plastic:ABS, PC, PE, POM, Delrin, Nylon, , PP,PEI, Peek
or as customer required .

CNC Turning

φ0.5 – φ300 * 750 mm,+/-0.005 mm

CNC Milling

510 * 1571 * 500 mm(max),+/-0.001 mm-+/-0.005 mm

Surface Finish

Aluminum:Clear Anodized,Color Anodized,Sandblast Anodized,Chemical Film,Brushing,Polishing,Chroming.
Stainless Steel:Polishing,Passivating,Sandblasting,Laser engraving.
Steel:Zinc plating,Oxide black,Nickel plating,Chrome plating,Carburized,
Heat treatment,Powder Coated.
Plastic:Painting,Chrome plating,polishing,Sandblast,Laser engraving.

Drawing Format

IGS,STP,X_T ,DXF,DWG , Pro/E, PDF

Test Equipment

Measurement instrument, Projector, CMM, Altimeter, Micrometer, Thread Gages, Calipers, Pin Gauge etc.

 

 

Production workshop:
 

Manufacturer of Couplings, Fluid Coupling, JAW Coupling, can interchange and replacement of lovejoy coupling and so on.

A coupling can interchange and replacement of lovejoy coupling is a device used to connect 2 shafts together at their ends for the purpose of transmitting power. The primary purpose of couplings is to join 2 pieces of rotating equipment while permitting some degree of misalignment or end movement or both. In a more general context, a coupling can also be a mechanical device that serves to connect the ends of adjacent parts or objects. Couplings do not normally allow disconnection of shafts during operation, however there are torque limiting couplings which can slip or disconnect when some torque limit is exceeded. Selection, installation and maintenance of couplings can lead to reduced maintenance time and maintenance cost.

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disc coupling

Comparison of Disc Couplings with Other Coupling Types

When comparing disc couplings with other coupling types like jaw couplings and elastomeric couplings, several factors come into play:

  • Flexibility: Disc couplings offer high flexibility and misalignment compensation, similar to elastomeric couplings, making them suitable for applications with angular, axial, and parallel misalignment.
  • Torsional Stiffness: Jaw couplings are known for their high torsional stiffness, which is suitable for precision applications. Disc couplings offer a balance between flexibility and stiffness.
  • Misalignment Compensation: Disc couplings excel in accommodating misalignment, whereas elastomeric couplings and jaw couplings are better suited for lower degrees of misalignment.
  • Vibration Damping: Elastomeric couplings provide excellent vibration damping due to their rubber elements. Disc couplings can also dampen vibrations to some extent.
  • Compactness: Jaw couplings and elastomeric couplings are relatively compact, making them suitable for space-constrained applications. Disc couplings are larger in size but offer higher torque capacity.
  • Torque Capacity: Disc couplings generally have higher torque capacity compared to elastomeric couplings and jaw couplings.
  • Installation and Maintenance: Disc couplings and elastomeric couplings are typically easier to install and require less maintenance compared to jaw couplings.
  • Material Options: All three coupling types are available in various materials, allowing for compatibility with different environments.

The choice between disc couplings, jaw couplings, and elastomeric couplings depends on the specific requirements of the application, including torque, misalignment, vibration, and stiffness considerations. Each coupling type has its strengths, and selecting the right one involves evaluating these factors to achieve optimal performance and reliability.

disc coupling

Diagnosing and Troubleshooting Issues with Disc Couplings

Proper diagnosis and troubleshooting are essential to maintain the optimal performance of disc couplings within machinery systems. Here’s a step-by-step guide:

  1. Visual Inspection: Regularly inspect the disc coupling for signs of wear, damage, or misalignment. Look for disc fractures, corrosion, or unusual wear patterns.
  2. Noise and Vibration Analysis: Abnormal noise or excessive vibration could indicate misalignment, wear, or imbalance. Use vibration analysis tools to identify the source and severity of the issue.
  3. Torque and Load Monitoring: Monitor torque and load variations to detect abnormal fluctuations. Sudden changes could indicate issues with the coupling or connected components.
  4. Alignment Check: Verify that the coupling and shafts are properly aligned. Misalignment can lead to premature wear and reduced coupling performance.
  5. Temperature Analysis: Monitor the operating temperature of the coupling. Excessive heat can result from friction due to misalignment or insufficient lubrication.
  6. Lubrication Inspection: Ensure proper lubrication between the disc elements and hubs. Inadequate lubrication can lead to increased wear and reduced flexibility.
  7. Dynamic Testing: Perform dynamic tests to evaluate the coupling’s response to torque fluctuations and misalignment. Analyze the results for anomalies.
  8. Replacement of Worn Parts: If wear or damage is detected, replace worn disc elements, hubs, or other components as needed.
  9. Rebalancing: If vibration is an issue, consider rebalancing the connected components to reduce vibration and enhance overall system stability.

Regular monitoring and a proactive approach to addressing issues can help prevent costly downtime and ensure the longevity of the disc coupling and the machinery system as a whole.

disc coupling

Disc Couplings: Function and Application in Mechanical Systems

A disc coupling is a type of flexible coupling used in mechanical systems to connect two shafts while allowing for angular misalignment, axial movement, and some degree of torsional flexibility. It consists of two hubs with flexible metallic discs, known as diaphragms, positioned between them.

Disc couplings are commonly utilized in various industrial applications where precise power transmission, reliability, and flexibility are essential. Some key features and applications of disc couplings include:

  • High Torque Transmission: Disc couplings are designed to transmit high torque loads between shafts while maintaining shaft alignment. The flexible diaphragms can accommodate misalignments and prevent torque overloads on connected equipment.
  • Angular Misalignment Compensation: The design of disc couplings allows them to handle angular misalignment between shafts, which can occur due to manufacturing tolerances or dynamic conditions.
  • Axial Movement Absorption: Disc couplings can absorb limited axial movement along the shaft axis without transferring excessive forces to the connected components.
  • Torsional Flexibility: The metallic diaphragms of disc couplings offer torsional flexibility, enabling them to dampen vibrations and shock loads. This helps protect connected equipment from damage and increases overall system reliability.
  • Precision Machinery: Disc couplings are often employed in precision machinery and equipment, such as CNC machines, robotics, pumps, compressors, and servo systems. These applications require accurate motion control and reliable power transmission.
  • High-Speed Applications: Due to their balanced design and ability to maintain precise alignment, disc couplings are suitable for high-speed applications where even a small misalignment can lead to vibration and wear.

The ability of disc couplings to provide both flexibility and precise torque transmission makes them a preferred choice in various industries, including manufacturing, aerospace, automotive, and more. Proper selection, installation, and maintenance of disc couplings contribute to improved machinery performance, reduced downtime, and extended component life.

China high quality Power Trnsmission Double Coupling Manufacturer Single-Disc Type Mechanical Flexible Diaphragm Clamping Disc Coupling  China high quality Power Trnsmission Double Coupling Manufacturer Single-Disc Type Mechanical Flexible Diaphragm Clamping Disc Coupling
editor by CX 2023-10-20

China OEM Newest Sliver Rigid Fluid Diaphragm Coupling

Product Description

                            Diaphragm Coupling Shaft Coupling (JMI)

JM Series Diaphragm Coupling of flexible metal flexible coupling, which rely on the metal diaphragm to transmit torque from the main connection, motivation, has the advantages of elastic damping and no lubrication, no noise, is an ideal product for replacing the gear coupling and coupling current. It can compensate the axial, radial and angular deviation caused by the manufacturing error, installation error, bearing deformation and the change of temperature rise.
The main characteristics of JM Series Diaphragm Coupling:
1.Compensation 2 axis misalignment of the ability, and tooth type coupling can be much more than a double angle displacement, radial displacement of the small, flexible, allowing a certain axial, radial and angular displacement.
2. Obvious damping effect, no noise, no wear and tear.
3.High transmission efficiency, up to 99.86%. Especially suitable for medium and high speed high power transmission.
4.Adapt to high temperature (-80+300) and harsh environment, and can be in shock, vibration, safety and dynamic conditions.
5.Simple structure, light weight, small size, convenient assembly and disassembly. Without moving the machine can be disassembled (with intermediate type), no need of lubrication.
6.Accurately convey the rotational speed, the operation has not turned bad, can be used for the transmission of precision machinery.
JM series diaphragm flexible coupling is widely used in machinery and equipment industry, metallurgy, mines, petroleum, chemical, electric power, shipbuilding, lifting transport, textile, light industry, agricultural machinery, printing machinery and water pump, fan, etc. in the transmission of power machine.

                 

NO  
  Tn 
  /N·m
Tmax 
/N·m
 
 
[n] 
/r·mi -1
    d 
(H7)
  D  

N·m/rad
t  
 

kg·m 2 
 

/kg 
Y J,J1, 
Z
L
L L L1
JMI1 25 80 6000 14 32 J1  27 Z1 20 35 90 1×10 4 8.8 0.0007 1
16,18,19 42 30
20,22 52 38
JMI2 63 180 5000 18,19 42 30 45 100 1.4×10 4 9.5 0.001 1.3
20,22,24 52 38
25 62 44
JMI3 100 315 5000 20,22,24 52 38 50 120 1.87×10 4 11 0.0571 2.3
25,28 62 44
30 82 60
JMI4 160 500 4500 24 52 38 55 130 3.12×10 4 12.5 0.0037 3.3
25,28 62 44
30,32,35 82 60
JMI5 250 710 4000 28 62 44 60 150 4.32×10 4 14 0.0083 5.3
30,32,35,38 82 60
40 112 84
JMI6 400 1120 3600 32,35,38 82 82 60 65 170 6.88×10 4 15.5 0.0159 8.7
40,42,45 
,48,50
112 84
JMI7 630 1800 3000 40,42 112 112 84 70 210 10.35×10 4 19 0.571 14.3
45,45,50 
,55,56
60 142 107
JMI8 1000 2500 2800 45,48 112 112 84 80 240 16.11×10 4 22.5 0. 0571 22
50,55,56
60,63,65,70 142 107
JMI9 1600 4000 2500 55,56 112 112 84 85 260 26.17×10 4 24 0.1415 29
60,63,65 
,70,71,75
142 107
80 172 132
JMI10 2500 6300 2000 63,65,70 
,71,75
142 142 107 90 280 7.88×10 4 17 0.2974 52
80,85,90,95 172 132
JMI11 4000 9000 1800 75 142 142 107 95 300 10.49×10 4 19.5 0.4782 69
80,85,90,95 172 132
100,110 212 167
JMI12 6300 12500 1600 90,95 172 132 120 340 14.07×10 4 23 0.8067 94
100,110 
,120 ,125
212 167
JMI13 10000 18000 1400 100,110 
,120,125
212 167 135 380 19.23×10 4 28 1.7053 128
130,140 252 202
JMI14 16000 28000 1200 120,125 212 167 150 420 30.01×10 4 31 2.6832 184
130,140,150 252 202
160 302 242
JMI15 25000 40000 1120 140,150 252 202 180 480 47.46×10 4 37.5 4.8015 263
160,170,180 302 242
JMI16 40000 56000 1000 160,170,180 302 242 200 560 68.09×10 4 41 9.4118 384
190,200 352 282
JMI17 63000 80000 900 190,200,220 352 282 220 630 101.3×10 4 47 18.3753 561
240 410 330
JMI18 100000 125000 800 220 352 282 250 710 161.4×10 4 54.5 28.2033 723
240,250,260 410 330
JMI19 160000 200000 700 250,260 410 330 280 800 79.3×10 4 48 66.5813 1267
280,300,320 470 380
       

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Company Profile

HangZhou CHINAMFG Machinery Manufacturing Co., Ltd. is a high-tech enterprise specializing in the design and manufacture of various types of coupling. There are 86 employees in our company, including 2 senior engineers and no fewer than 20 mechanical design and manufacture, heat treatment, welding, and other professionals.

Advanced and reasonable process, complete detection means. Our company actively introduces foreign advanced technology and equipment, on the basis of the condition, we make full use of the advantage and do more research and innovation. Strict to high quality and operate strictly in accordance with the ISO9000 quality certification system standard mode.

Our company supplies different kinds of products. High quality and reasonable price. We stick to the principle of “quality first, service first, continuous improvement and innovation to meet the customers” for the management and “zero defect, zero complaints” as the quality objective. 

Our Services

1. Design Services
Our design team has experience in Cardan shafts relating to product design and development. If you have any needs for your new product or wish to make further improvements, we are here to offer our support.

2. Product Services
raw materials → Cutting → Forging →Rough machining →Shot blasting →Heat treatment →Testing →Fashioning →Cleaning→ Assembly→Packing→Shipping

3. Samples Procedure
We could develop the sample according to your requirement and amend the sample constantly to meet your need.

4. Research & Development
We usually research the new needs of the market and develop new models when there are new cars in the market.

5. Quality Control
Every step should be a particular test by Professional Staff according to the standard of ISO9001 and TS16949.

FAQ

Q 1: Are you a trading company or a manufacturer?
A: We are a professional manufacturer specializing in manufacturing
various series of couplings.

Q 2:Can you do OEM?
Yes, we can. We can do OEM & ODM for all customers with customized PDF or AI format artwork.

Q 3:How long is your delivery time?
Generally, it is 20-30 days if the goods are not in stock. It is according to quantity.

Q 4: Do you provide samples? Is it free or extra?
Yes, we could offer the sample but not for free. Actually, we have an excellent price principle, when you make the bulk order the cost of the sample will be deducted.

Q 5: How long is your warranty?
A: Our Warranty is 12 months under normal circumstances. 

Q 6: What is the MOQ?
A: Usually our MOQ is 1pcs.

Q 7: Do you have inspection procedures for coupling?
A:100% self-inspection before packing.

Q 8: Can I have a visit to your factory before the order? 
A: Sure, welcome to visit our factory.

Q 9: What’s your payment?
A:1) T/T. 

Contact Us

Web: huadingcoupling
Add: No.11 HangZhou Road,Chengnan park,HangZhou City,ZheJiang Province,China

 

fluid coupling

Contribution of Fluid Coupling to the Longevity of Connected Equipment

A fluid coupling plays a crucial role in enhancing the longevity and protecting the connected equipment by providing the following benefits:

  • Shock Load Damping: When the equipment starts or stops, there can be sudden changes in torque, resulting in shock loads. The fluid coupling absorbs and dampens these shock loads, reducing stress and wear on the connected equipment.
  • Torsional Vibration Damping: Torsional vibrations can occur during the operation of the connected equipment, which can be damaging over time. The fluid coupling acts as a torsional damper, reducing these vibrations and preventing potential fatigue failure in the equipment.
  • Overload Protection: In case of sudden overloads or jamming of the connected equipment, the fluid coupling can slip and decouple the load, protecting both the equipment and the driving motor from excessive stress and damage.
  • Smooth Startup: During startup, the fluid coupling allows a gradual increase in torque, enabling a smooth and controlled acceleration of the connected equipment. This eliminates sudden jerks and reduces mechanical stress during the startup phase.
  • Load Distribution: The fluid coupling distributes the load evenly across the connected equipment, minimizing wear and tear on specific components and extending the overall lifespan of the machinery.
  • Reduced Maintenance: By reducing shock loads and vibrations, the fluid coupling helps decrease the frequency of maintenance and repairs required for the connected equipment, resulting in cost savings and improved uptime.
  • Energy Efficiency: The fluid coupling allows for efficient power transmission by reducing losses during startup and load changes. This, in turn, helps in lowering the overall energy consumption of the system and contributes to equipment longevity.
  • Contamination Prevention: The fluid coupling encapsulates the driving and driven components, providing a barrier that helps prevent contaminants such as dust, dirt, and moisture from entering the equipment’s internal components. This protection can extend the life of bearings and other sensitive parts.

Overall, a fluid coupling acts as a protective intermediary between the driving motor and the connected equipment, enhancing the system’s reliability, efficiency, and longevity by mitigating the effects of shocks, vibrations, and overloads.

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Role of Fluid Coupling in Torque Multiplication and Power Transfer

A fluid coupling is a mechanical device used to transmit power between two shafts without direct physical contact. It operates on the principles of fluid dynamics and hydrokinetics to enable torque multiplication and efficient power transfer. Here’s how a fluid coupling achieves these functions:

  • Hydrodynamic Torque Converter: A fluid coupling is essentially a hydrodynamic torque converter. When the input shaft (driving shaft) rotates, it sets the transmission fluid inside the coupling in motion. The fluid experiences centrifugal forces, creating a high-velocity zone near the outer circumference and a low-velocity zone near the center. This velocity difference generates torque in the fluid coupling, allowing power to be transmitted from the input shaft to the output shaft (driven shaft).
  • Torque Multiplication: One of the primary advantages of a fluid coupling is its ability to provide torque multiplication. During startup or when the load on the driven shaft is initially low, the fluid coupling slips to some extent, which allows the input shaft to rotate at a higher speed than the output shaft. This speed difference results in torque multiplication, enabling the fluid coupling to handle higher loads during acceleration or heavy starting conditions.
  • Power Transfer Efficiency: Fluid couplings offer high power transfer efficiency due to the hydrodynamic nature of their operation. The smooth and continuous transmission of power through the fluid medium minimizes energy losses and mechanical wear, leading to more efficient power transmission compared to mechanical clutches or direct-coupling methods.
  • Load Adaptability: Fluid couplings automatically adjust their slip to adapt to changing load conditions. When the load on the output shaft increases, the fluid coupling slips more, allowing the output shaft to slow down slightly and match the load demand. This load adaptability ensures smooth and stable power transfer even under varying operating conditions.

Fluid couplings are commonly used in applications where torque multiplication and smooth power transfer are essential. They find widespread use in heavy machinery, mining equipment, conveyors, crushers, marine propulsion systems, and many other industrial applications. By efficiently transferring power while providing torque multiplication, fluid couplings help optimize the performance and longevity of power transmission systems.

Proper selection of the fluid coupling based on the application’s torque and power requirements is crucial to ensure optimal torque multiplication and power transfer. Additionally, regular maintenance and monitoring of the fluid coupling’s condition are essential to maintain its efficiency and reliability over time.

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Applications of Fluid Couplings in Industrial Machinery

Fluid couplings are widely used in various industrial machinery and equipment due to their unique characteristics and benefits. Some common applications include:

  • Conveyors: Fluid couplings are used in conveyor systems to provide smooth start-ups and overload protection. They help in preventing damage to the conveyor belts and equipment during sudden starts and stops.
  • Pumps: Fluid couplings are employed in pumps to control the acceleration and deceleration of the pump impeller. This ensures a gradual and controlled flow of fluids, reducing water hammer and pressure surges.
  • Fans: Industrial fans often use fluid couplings to regulate fan speed and avoid abrupt changes in airflow, which can cause mechanical stress and system instability.
  • Mining Equipment: Fluid couplings are used in mining machinery, such as crushers and conveyors, to protect the drivetrain from shock loads and to enhance equipment reliability.
  • Marine Propulsion Systems: In marine applications, fluid couplings are used in propulsion systems to provide smooth engagement of the propeller, protecting the engine and transmission.
  • Power Plants: Fluid couplings are utilized in power plants for boiler feed pumps, induced draft fans, and other equipment to achieve smooth operation and prevent sudden stress on mechanical components.
  • Steel Industry: In steel mills, fluid couplings are employed in various equipment, including rolling mills and continuous casting machines, to protect the machinery and enhance productivity.
  • Automotive: Fluid couplings are used in automatic transmissions to smoothly transmit power from the engine to the wheels, allowing smooth gear changes and preventing driveline shock.
  • Wood Processing: In wood processing equipment, such as chippers and saws, fluid couplings are used to protect the equipment from shock loads and to achieve efficient power transmission.

Overall, fluid couplings play a crucial role in a wide range of industrial machinery applications, providing enhanced protection, smoother operation, and increased equipment longevity.

China OEM Newest Sliver Rigid Fluid Diaphragm Coupling  China OEM Newest Sliver Rigid Fluid Diaphragm Coupling
editor by CX 2023-10-20

China Custom CZPT Customized Llarge Size Double Disc Flexible Coupling, CNC Machining Diaphragm Coupling

Product Description

 Densen Customized Llarge Size Double Disc Flexible Coupling, cnc machining Diaphragm Flexible Coupling

Product Name Densen customized LLarge size double disc flexible coupling,diaphragm flexible coupling,disc couplings
DN mm 11~180mm
Axis Angle 1°00/1°30
Rated Torque 10~25000 N·m
Allowable speed 5000~350N·m
Material 35CrMo/HT200/ZG270
Application Widely used in metallurgy, mining, engineering and other fields.

 

Why Choose Us

1. One stop service:
We have 5 own factories and 50+ sub-contractors located in different areas of China to offer you one-stop manufacturing and purchasing services to help you save time and reduce procurement cost.

2. Your eyes in China:

Our commitment to quality permeates from quoting, scheduling, production, inspection to deliver into your warehouse, our QC team will remark the errors if has on QC documents for your checking before delivery as your 3rd party.

3. Your R&Dconsultant:
With professional engineers team and 29 years manufacture experience ,we would help you work out problems during new parts’ development, optimize design and recommend the most cost-effective solution.

4. Your Emergency Solver:
With continued grown factories team and our QC teams located in different areas, if customers need to expedite the delivery, we would be able to adopt another factory to produce together immediately.

5. Quality Guaranty:
No matter how long time the products delivered, we are responsible for the quality. In case the products be rejected, we would replace them or return fund according to your demand without hesitation

FAQQ1. Are you a manufacturer or a trader?

Manufacture, we have 5 own foundries, 4 in ZheJiang Province, 1 in ZHangZhoug Province

Q2. Do you have MOQ request?

1 pcs per order is ok with us , unless material is seldom used.

Q3. If I only have a sample,without drawings, can you quote then manufacture for me?

Just send us the sample, we would have the sample simulated and measured by professional equipment then issue formal drawings for
you , at the same time, we could help you optimize the design according to your demand and related processes’ feasibility.

disc coupling

Industry Standards and Guidelines for Disc Couplings

Disc couplings, like other mechanical components, are subject to various industry standards and guidelines that ensure their safe and reliable operation. Some relevant standards include:

  • API Standard 671: This American Petroleum Institute (API) standard provides guidelines for special-purpose couplings for use in petroleum, chemical, and gas industry services. It covers the design, materials, testing, and inspection of couplings, including disc couplings.
  • AGMA Standard 9001: The American Gear Manufacturers Association (AGMA) standard 9001 addresses flexible couplings, including disc couplings, and provides recommendations for their design, installation, and maintenance.
  • ISO 14691: This International Organization for Standardization (ISO) standard covers general-purpose industrial couplings, including disc couplings, and provides guidance on their selection, installation, and operation.

Manufacturers and engineers often refer to these standards and guidelines to ensure that disc couplings are designed, manufactured, and used according to recognized industry practices. Adhering to these standards helps enhance the reliability, safety, and performance of disc couplings in various industrial applications.

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Unique Construction of Disc Couplings for Vibration Dampening and Resonance Control

The distinctive construction of disc couplings plays a vital role in their ability to dampen vibrations and control resonance:

  • Flexible Disc Packs: Disc couplings consist of multiple thin metal discs stacked alternately. These discs are connected to the hub and spacer, creating a flexible structure that can absorb and dissipate vibrations.
  • Radial Compliance: The flexible discs allow for radial compliance, enabling the coupling to absorb misalignments and shocks, which helps prevent the transmission of vibrations.
  • Torsional Flexibility: The flexible nature of the disc packs provides torsional flexibility, allowing the coupling to absorb torsional vibrations and shocks that may arise from the machinery.
  • Resonance Damping: The design of disc couplings helps dampen resonant frequencies. The unique construction disperses energy across the flexible elements, reducing the risk of resonant vibration buildup.
  • Material Selection: The choice of materials for the discs plays a role in controlling resonance. The right combination of material properties can help mitigate the effects of resonance.

By efficiently absorbing and dissipating vibrations and controlling resonance, disc couplings contribute to smoother operation, reduced wear and tear on machinery components, and enhanced overall system performance.

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Challenges and Solutions for Misaligned Disc Couplings

Misalignment in disc couplings can lead to several challenges, but these issues can be effectively addressed using appropriate measures:

  • Reduced Efficiency: Misalignment can cause increased friction and wear, leading to energy losses and reduced coupling efficiency. Regular maintenance and proper alignment can help mitigate this issue.
  • Vibration and Noise: Misalignment often results in vibrations and noise in the machinery. This can impact the overall performance of the system and cause discomfort to operators. Ensuring precise alignment and using vibration-damping solutions can minimize these effects.
  • Premature Wear: Disc couplings experiencing misalignment may wear out prematurely due to uneven loading and stress concentrations. Optimal alignment and using coupling models designed to handle misalignment can extend the coupling’s lifespan.
  • Imbalanced Loads: Misalignment can lead to imbalanced loads on the coupling discs, causing uneven stress distribution. This can lead to fatigue and failure. Using spacer elements between the discs and proper alignment can distribute the loads more evenly.
  • Reduced Accuracy: In applications requiring precision positioning, misaligned disc couplings can result in inaccurate measurements or positioning. Implementing accurate alignment practices and selecting couplings designed for precise applications can mitigate this challenge.
  • Temperature Rise: Misalignment-induced friction generates heat, leading to temperature rise in the coupling and adjacent components. This can potentially affect the material properties and lead to premature wear. Proper alignment and selecting appropriate lubrication can manage temperature rise.

Addressing misalignment challenges involves a combination of careful installation, routine maintenance, alignment checks, and using coupling designs that offer flexibility and resilience to misalignment. Regular monitoring and addressing misalignment issues promptly can help ensure the longevity and optimal performance of disc couplings.

China Custom CZPT Customized Llarge Size Double Disc Flexible Coupling, CNC Machining Diaphragm Coupling  China Custom CZPT Customized Llarge Size Double Disc Flexible Coupling, CNC Machining Diaphragm Coupling
editor by CX 2023-10-10

China manufacturer CZPT Jmij Diaphragm Disc Double Coupling Connection with Counterbore Intermediate Shaft

Product Description

JMIJ Diaphragm Coupling with Counterbore Intermediate Shaft(JB/T9147-1999)

Description
JM series diaphragm flexible coupling is widely used in the machinery and equipment industry, metallurgy, mines, petroleum, chemical, electric power, shipbuilding, lifting transport, textile, light industry, agricultural machinery, printing machinery and water pump, fan, etc. in the transmission of power machine.

Main Characteristics 
1. Compensation two-axis misalignment of the ability, and tooth type coupling can be much more than a double angle displacement, radial displacement of the small, flexible, allowing a certain axial, radial, and angular displacement.
2. Obvious damping effect, no noise, no wear, and tear.
3. High transmission efficiency, up to 99.86%. Especially suitable for medium and high-speed high-power transmission.
4. Adapt to high temperature (-80+300) and harsh environments, and can be in shock, vibration, safety, and dynamic conditions.
5. Simple structure, lightweight, small size, convenient assembly, and disassembly. Without moving the machine can be disassembled (with intermediate type), with no need for lubrication.
6. Accurately convey the rotational speed, the operation has not turned bad, can be used for the transmission of precision machinery.
JM series diaphragm flexible coupling is widely used in the machinery and equipment industry, metallurgy, mines, petroleum, chemical, electric power, shipbuilding, lifting transport, textile, light industry, agricultural machinery, printing machinery, and water pump, fan, etc. in the transmission of power machine.

♦Basic Parameter and Main Dimension(JB/T3241-1991)   

Type Norminal  torque
Tn
Peak torque
Tmax
Max
Speed
np
Bore diameter
d
Bore Length D t L2
min
Mass Rotary inertia
Y type J,J1,Z,Z1 type L
(recommend)
L L L1
N·m N·m r·min-1 mm kg kg·m2
JMIJ1 25 80 6000 14 32 J127
Z120
35 90 8.8 100 1.8 0.0013
16,18,19 42 30
20,22 52 38
JMIJ2 63 180 5000 18,19 42 30 45 100 9.5 2.4 0.002
20,22,24 52 38
25 62 44
JMIJ3 100 315 5000 20,22,24 52 38 50 120 11 120 4.1 0.0047
25,28 62 44
30 82 60
JMIJ4 160 500 4500 24 52 38 55 130 12.5 5.4 0.0069
25,28 62 44
30,32,35 82 60
JMIJ5 250 710 4000 28 62 44 60 150 14 140 8.8 0.5711
30,32,35,38 82 60
40 112 84
JMIJ6 400 1120 3600 32,35,38 82 82 60 65 170 15.5 13.4 0.5711
40,42,45,48,
50
112 112 84
JMIJ7 630 1800 3000 40,42,45,48,
50,55,56
112 112 84 70 210 19 150 22.3 0..76
60 142 107
JMIJ8 1000 2500 2800 45,48,50,55,
56
112 112 84 80 240 22.5 180 36 0.1602
60,63,65,70 142 107
JMIJ9 1600 4000 2500 55,56 112 84 85 260 24 220 48 0.2509
60,63,70,71,
75
142 107
80 172 132
JMIJ10 2500 6300 2000 63,65,70,71,75 142 142 107 90 280 17 250 85 0.5159
80,85,90,95 172 132
JMIJ11 4000 9000 1800 75 142 142 107 95 300 19.5 290 112 0.8223
80,85,90,95 172 172 132
100,110 212 167
JMIJ12 6300 12500 1600 90,95 172 132 120 340 23 300 152 1.4109
100,110,120,125 212 167

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Parts Name
Model
Universal Coupling WS,WSD,WSP
Cardan Shaft SWC,SWP,SWZ
Tooth Coupling CL,CLZ,GCLD,GIICL,
GICL,NGCL,GGCL,GCLK
Disc Coupling JMI,JMIJ,JMII,JMIIJ
High Flexible Coupling LM
Chain Coupling GL
Jaw Coupling LT
Grid Coupling JS

♦Our Company

HangZhou CHINAMFG Machinery Manufacturing Co., Ltd. is a high-tech enterprise specializing in the design and manufacture of various types of coupling. There are 86 employees in our company, including 2 senior engineers and no fewer than 20 mechanical design and manufacture, heat treatment, welding, and other professionals.
Advanced and reasonable process, complete detection means. Our company actively introduces foreign advanced technology and equipment, on the basis of the condition, we make full use of the advantage and do more research and innovation. Strict to high quality and operate strictly in accordance with the ISO9000 quality certification system standard mode.
Our company supplies different kinds of products. High quality and reasonable price. We stick to the principle of “quality first, service first, continuous improvement and innovation to meet the customers” for the management and “zero defect, zero complaints” as the quality objective. 

 

♦Our Services
1.Design Services
Our design team has experience in cardan shaft relating to product design and development. If you have any needs for your new product or wish to make further improvements, we are here to offer our support.

2.Product Services
Raw materials → Cutting → Forging →Rough machining →Shot blasting →Heat treatment →Testing →Fashioning →Cleaning→ Assembly→ Packing → Shipping

3.Samples Procedure
We could develop the sample according to your requirement and amend the sample constantly to meet your need.

4.Research & Development
We usually research the new needs of the market and develop the new model when there is new cardan in the market.

5.Quality Control
Every step should be special test by Professional Staff according to the standard of ISO9001 and TS16949.

FAQ
Q 1: Are you trading company or manufacturer?
A: We are a professional manufacturer specializing in manufacturing various series of couplings.

Q 2: Can you do OEM?
Yes, we can. We can do OEM & ODM for all the customers with customized artworks of PDF or AI format.

Q 3: How long is your delivery time?
Generally it is 20-30 days if the goods are not in stock. It is according to quantity.

Q 4: Do you provide samples? Is it free or extra?
Yes, we could offer the sample but not for free. Actually we have a very good price principle, when you make the bulk order then cost of sample will be deducted.

Q 5: How long is your warranty?
A: Our Warranty is 12 months under normal circumstance. 

Q 6: What is the MOQ?
A: Usually our MOQ is 1 pcs.

Q 7: Do you have inspection procedures for coupling ?
A: 100% self-inspection before packing.

Q 8: Can I have a visit to your factory before the order? 
A: Sure, welcome to visit our factory.

Q 9: What’s your payment?
A: T/T. 

Contact Us

Web: huadingcoupling
Add: No.11 HangZhou Road,Chengnan park,HangZhou City,ZheJiang Province,China

disc coupling

Industry Standards and Guidelines for Disc Couplings

Disc couplings, like other mechanical components, are subject to various industry standards and guidelines that ensure their safe and reliable operation. Some relevant standards include:

  • API Standard 671: This American Petroleum Institute (API) standard provides guidelines for special-purpose couplings for use in petroleum, chemical, and gas industry services. It covers the design, materials, testing, and inspection of couplings, including disc couplings.
  • AGMA Standard 9001: The American Gear Manufacturers Association (AGMA) standard 9001 addresses flexible couplings, including disc couplings, and provides recommendations for their design, installation, and maintenance.
  • ISO 14691: This International Organization for Standardization (ISO) standard covers general-purpose industrial couplings, including disc couplings, and provides guidance on their selection, installation, and operation.

Manufacturers and engineers often refer to these standards and guidelines to ensure that disc couplings are designed, manufactured, and used according to recognized industry practices. Adhering to these standards helps enhance the reliability, safety, and performance of disc couplings in various industrial applications.

disc coupling

Diagnosing and Troubleshooting Issues with Disc Couplings

Proper diagnosis and troubleshooting are essential to maintain the optimal performance of disc couplings within machinery systems. Here’s a step-by-step guide:

  1. Visual Inspection: Regularly inspect the disc coupling for signs of wear, damage, or misalignment. Look for disc fractures, corrosion, or unusual wear patterns.
  2. Noise and Vibration Analysis: Abnormal noise or excessive vibration could indicate misalignment, wear, or imbalance. Use vibration analysis tools to identify the source and severity of the issue.
  3. Torque and Load Monitoring: Monitor torque and load variations to detect abnormal fluctuations. Sudden changes could indicate issues with the coupling or connected components.
  4. Alignment Check: Verify that the coupling and shafts are properly aligned. Misalignment can lead to premature wear and reduced coupling performance.
  5. Temperature Analysis: Monitor the operating temperature of the coupling. Excessive heat can result from friction due to misalignment or insufficient lubrication.
  6. Lubrication Inspection: Ensure proper lubrication between the disc elements and hubs. Inadequate lubrication can lead to increased wear and reduced flexibility.
  7. Dynamic Testing: Perform dynamic tests to evaluate the coupling’s response to torque fluctuations and misalignment. Analyze the results for anomalies.
  8. Replacement of Worn Parts: If wear or damage is detected, replace worn disc elements, hubs, or other components as needed.
  9. Rebalancing: If vibration is an issue, consider rebalancing the connected components to reduce vibration and enhance overall system stability.

Regular monitoring and a proactive approach to addressing issues can help prevent costly downtime and ensure the longevity of the disc coupling and the machinery system as a whole.

disc coupling

Types of Disc Couplings for Specific Uses

Disc couplings come in various designs and configurations, each tailored to specific use cases and requirements. Here are some different types of disc couplings designed for specific applications:

  • Single Disc Couplings: These couplings consist of two hubs and a single flexible disc element. They are suitable for applications where angular misalignment compensation is the primary requirement.
  • Double Disc Couplings: These couplings include two flexible disc elements and three hubs. They provide higher torsional flexibility and axial movement absorption, making them suitable for more demanding applications.
  • Spacer Disc Couplings: Spacer disc couplings incorporate a spacer between the flexible disc elements. This design allows for greater axial movement and misalignment compensation.
  • Close-Coupled Disc Couplings: These couplings have a compact design with minimal spacing between the hubs and discs. They are commonly used in applications where space constraints are a concern.
  • Floating Shaft Disc Couplings: Floating shaft disc couplings are designed for applications where there is a need to connect shafts that are not in the same plane. They can accommodate both angular and axial misalignment.
  • High-Speed Disc Couplings: These couplings are specifically engineered to handle high rotational speeds while maintaining precise alignment and minimal vibration.
  • Heavy-Duty Disc Couplings: Heavy-duty disc couplings are built to transmit extremely high levels of torque and are often used in demanding industrial applications.
  • Customizable Disc Couplings: Some manufacturers offer customizable disc couplings that can be tailored to specific application requirements, such as material selection, size, and design parameters.

The choice of disc coupling type depends on factors such as the level of misalignment, torque transmission requirements, space constraints, and environmental conditions. Selecting the appropriate type ensures optimal performance and reliability in various machinery applications.

China manufacturer CZPT Jmij Diaphragm Disc Double Coupling Connection with Counterbore Intermediate Shaft  China manufacturer CZPT Jmij Diaphragm Disc Double Coupling Connection with Counterbore Intermediate Shaft
editor by CX 2023-10-08

China best Newest Sliver Rigid Fluid Diaphragm Coupling

Product Description

                            Diaphragm Coupling Shaft Coupling (JMI)

JM Series Diaphragm Coupling of flexible metal flexible coupling, which rely on the metal diaphragm to transmit torque from the main connection, motivation, has the advantages of elastic damping and no lubrication, no noise, is an ideal product for replacing the gear coupling and coupling current. It can compensate the axial, radial and angular deviation caused by the manufacturing error, installation error, bearing deformation and the change of temperature rise.
The main characteristics of JM Series Diaphragm Coupling:
1.Compensation 2 axis misalignment of the ability, and tooth type coupling can be much more than a double angle displacement, radial displacement of the small, flexible, allowing a certain axial, radial and angular displacement.
2. Obvious damping effect, no noise, no wear and tear.
3.High transmission efficiency, up to 99.86%. Especially suitable for medium and high speed high power transmission.
4.Adapt to high temperature (-80+300) and harsh environment, and can be in shock, vibration, safety and dynamic conditions.
5.Simple structure, light weight, small size, convenient assembly and disassembly. Without moving the machine can be disassembled (with intermediate type), no need of lubrication.
6.Accurately convey the rotational speed, the operation has not turned bad, can be used for the transmission of precision machinery.
JM series diaphragm flexible coupling is widely used in machinery and equipment industry, metallurgy, mines, petroleum, chemical, electric power, shipbuilding, lifting transport, textile, light industry, agricultural machinery, printing machinery and water pump, fan, etc. in the transmission of power machine.

                 

NO  
  Tn 
  /N·m
Tmax 
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[n] 
/r·mi -1
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(H7)
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t  
 

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/kg 
Y J,J1, 
Z
L
L L L1
JMI1 25 80 6000 14 32 J1  27 Z1 20 35 90 1×10 4 8.8 0.0007 1
16,18,19 42 30
20,22 52 38
JMI2 63 180 5000 18,19 42 30 45 100 1.4×10 4 9.5 0.001 1.3
20,22,24 52 38
25 62 44
JMI3 100 315 5000 20,22,24 52 38 50 120 1.87×10 4 11 0.0571 2.3
25,28 62 44
30 82 60
JMI4 160 500 4500 24 52 38 55 130 3.12×10 4 12.5 0.0037 3.3
25,28 62 44
30,32,35 82 60
JMI5 250 710 4000 28 62 44 60 150 4.32×10 4 14 0.0083 5.3
30,32,35,38 82 60
40 112 84
JMI6 400 1120 3600 32,35,38 82 82 60 65 170 6.88×10 4 15.5 0.0159 8.7
40,42,45 
,48,50
112 84
JMI7 630 1800 3000 40,42 112 112 84 70 210 10.35×10 4 19 0.571 14.3
45,45,50 
,55,56
60 142 107
JMI8 1000 2500 2800 45,48 112 112 84 80 240 16.11×10 4 22.5 0. 0571 22
50,55,56
60,63,65,70 142 107
JMI9 1600 4000 2500 55,56 112 112 84 85 260 26.17×10 4 24 0.1415 29
60,63,65 
,70,71,75
142 107
80 172 132
JMI10 2500 6300 2000 63,65,70 
,71,75
142 142 107 90 280 7.88×10 4 17 0.2974 52
80,85,90,95 172 132
JMI11 4000 9000 1800 75 142 142 107 95 300 10.49×10 4 19.5 0.4782 69
80,85,90,95 172 132
100,110 212 167
JMI12 6300 12500 1600 90,95 172 132 120 340 14.07×10 4 23 0.8067 94
100,110 
,120 ,125
212 167
JMI13 10000 18000 1400 100,110 
,120,125
212 167 135 380 19.23×10 4 28 1.7053 128
130,140 252 202
JMI14 16000 28000 1200 120,125 212 167 150 420 30.01×10 4 31 2.6832 184
130,140,150 252 202
160 302 242
JMI15 25000 40000 1120 140,150 252 202 180 480 47.46×10 4 37.5 4.8015 263
160,170,180 302 242
JMI16 40000 56000 1000 160,170,180 302 242 200 560 68.09×10 4 41 9.4118 384
190,200 352 282
JMI17 63000 80000 900 190,200,220 352 282 220 630 101.3×10 4 47 18.3753 561
240 410 330
JMI18 100000 125000 800 220 352 282 250 710 161.4×10 4 54.5 28.2033 723
240,250,260 410 330
JMI19 160000 200000 700 250,260 410 330 280 800 79.3×10 4 48 66.5813 1267
280,300,320 470 380
       

Detailed Photos

Company Profile

HangZhou CHINAMFG Machinery Manufacturing Co., Ltd. is a high-tech enterprise specializing in the design and manufacture of various types of coupling. There are 86 employees in our company, including 2 senior engineers and no fewer than 20 mechanical design and manufacture, heat treatment, welding, and other professionals.

Advanced and reasonable process, complete detection means. Our company actively introduces foreign advanced technology and equipment, on the basis of the condition, we make full use of the advantage and do more research and innovation. Strict to high quality and operate strictly in accordance with the ISO9000 quality certification system standard mode.

Our company supplies different kinds of products. High quality and reasonable price. We stick to the principle of “quality first, service first, continuous improvement and innovation to meet the customers” for the management and “zero defect, zero complaints” as the quality objective. 

Our Services

1. Design Services
Our design team has experience in Cardan shafts relating to product design and development. If you have any needs for your new product or wish to make further improvements, we are here to offer our support.

2. Product Services
raw materials → Cutting → Forging →Rough machining →Shot blasting →Heat treatment →Testing →Fashioning →Cleaning→ Assembly→Packing→Shipping

3. Samples Procedure
We could develop the sample according to your requirement and amend the sample constantly to meet your need.

4. Research & Development
We usually research the new needs of the market and develop new models when there are new cars in the market.

5. Quality Control
Every step should be a particular test by Professional Staff according to the standard of ISO9001 and TS16949.

FAQ

Q 1: Are you a trading company or a manufacturer?
A: We are a professional manufacturer specializing in manufacturing
various series of couplings.

Q 2:Can you do OEM?
Yes, we can. We can do OEM & ODM for all customers with customized PDF or AI format artwork.

Q 3:How long is your delivery time?
Generally, it is 20-30 days if the goods are not in stock. It is according to quantity.

Q 4: Do you provide samples? Is it free or extra?
Yes, we could offer the sample but not for free. Actually, we have an excellent price principle, when you make the bulk order the cost of the sample will be deducted.

Q 5: How long is your warranty?
A: Our Warranty is 12 months under normal circumstances. 

Q 6: What is the MOQ?
A: Usually our MOQ is 1pcs.

Q 7: Do you have inspection procedures for coupling?
A:100% self-inspection before packing.

Q 8: Can I have a visit to your factory before the order? 
A: Sure, welcome to visit our factory.

Q 9: What’s your payment?
A:1) T/T. 

Contact Us

Web: huadingcoupling
Add: No.11 HangZhou Road,Chengnan park,HangZhou City,ZheJiang Province,China

 

rigid coupling

Can Rigid Couplings Handle Misalignment Between Shafts?

Rigid couplings are not designed to handle misalignment between shafts. Unlike flexible couplings that can accommodate slight misalignment through their bending or elastic properties, rigid couplings are intended to provide a fixed and immovable connection between two shafts. As a result, any misalignment between the shafts can lead to increased stress and uneven loading on connected components.

It is essential to ensure precise alignment when using rigid couplings to avoid premature wear and failure of the system. The shafts must be perfectly aligned in both the axial and angular directions before installing the rigid coupling. Proper alignment helps distribute the load evenly and reduces stress concentration on specific areas, such as bearings and keyways.

If a system requires some level of misalignment compensation due to factors like thermal expansion or slight shaft deflection, a flexible coupling should be considered instead. Flexible couplings can tolerate small degrees of angular and axial misalignment while still transmitting torque efficiently and protecting the connected equipment from excessive stress and wear.

In summary, rigid couplings are best suited for applications where precise shaft alignment can be achieved and maintained, while flexible couplings are more appropriate for systems with potential misalignment or other dynamic factors that require some degree of flexibility.

rigid coupling

Impact of Rigid Coupling on the Overall Reliability of Connected Equipment

A rigid coupling plays a crucial role in enhancing the overall reliability of connected equipment in mechanical systems. Here’s how it positively impacts reliability:

1. Power Transmission Efficiency: Rigid couplings provide a direct and efficient connection between the shafts of the connected equipment. With no flexible elements, there is minimal power loss, ensuring efficient power transmission from one shaft to another.

2. Elimination of Backlash: Rigid couplings have zero backlash, which is crucial in precision applications. Backlash, which is the play or clearance between connected components, can cause inaccuracies in motion control systems. With a rigid coupling, any movement is directly transferred, maintaining precise positioning.

3. Zero-Maintenance Option: Some rigid couplings are designed to be maintenance-free. They do not require lubrication or periodic adjustments, reducing downtime and ensuring continuous operation.

4. High Torque Transmission: Rigid couplings can handle high torque loads, making them suitable for heavy-duty applications. Their robust construction ensures reliable torque transmission without failure or slippage.

5. Resistant to Misalignment: While rigid couplings offer no flexibility, they are excellent at handling axial misalignment and angular misalignment, provided it falls within their design limits. This ability to tolerate some misalignment enhances reliability and reduces the risk of component damage.

6. Vibration Damping: The stiffness of rigid couplings aids in damping vibrations generated during operation. By minimizing vibrations, the coupling helps protect connected equipment from excessive stress and fatigue failure.

7. Increased System Stiffness: Rigid couplings contribute to the overall stiffness of the mechanical system. This stiffness improves the dynamic response of the system and reduces the likelihood of resonance, leading to more reliable operation.

8. Simple and Compact Design: Rigid couplings have a straightforward and compact design, which reduces the chances of component failure or wear. Their simplicity makes them easy to install and maintain, further enhancing system reliability.

9. Suitable for High-Speed Applications: Rigid couplings are well-suited for high-speed applications due to their ability to maintain accurate shaft alignment and transmit torque efficiently.

10. Compatibility with Various Industries: Rigid couplings find applications in a wide range of industries, including automotive, aerospace, manufacturing, and more. Their versatility and reliability make them a popular choice in demanding industrial environments.

Overall, the use of a properly selected and installed rigid coupling enhances the reliability of connected equipment by providing a robust and efficient connection between shafts. It ensures precise power transmission, reduced maintenance requirements, and improved system performance, leading to increased overall reliability and uptime of the mechanical system.

rigid coupling

Limitations and Disadvantages of Using Rigid Couplings:

Rigid couplings offer several advantages in providing a strong and direct connection between shafts, but they also have certain limitations and disadvantages that should be considered in certain applications:

  • No Misalignment Compensation: Rigid couplings are designed to provide a fixed connection with no allowance for misalignment between shafts. As a result, any misalignment, even if slight, can lead to increased stress on connected components and cause premature wear or failure.
  • Transmit Shock and Vibration: Rigid couplings do not have any damping or vibration-absorbing properties, which means they can transmit shock and vibration directly from one shaft to another. In high-speed or heavy-duty applications, this can lead to increased wear on bearings and other components.
  • No Torque Compensation: Unlike flexible couplings, rigid couplings cannot compensate for torque fluctuations or angular displacement between shafts. This lack of flexibility may not be suitable for systems with varying loads or torque requirements.
  • Higher Stress Concentration: Rigid couplings can create higher stress concentration at the points of connection due to their inflexibility. This can be a concern in applications with high torque or when using materials with lower fatigue strength.
  • More Challenging Installation: Rigid couplings require precise alignment during installation, which can be more challenging and time-consuming compared to flexible couplings that can tolerate some misalignment.
  • Increased Wear: The absence of misalignment compensation and vibration absorption can lead to increased wear on connected components, such as bearings, shafts, and seals.
  • Not Suitable for High Misalignment: While some rigid couplings have limited ability to accommodate minor misalignment, they are not suitable for applications with significant misalignment, which could lead to premature failure.

Despite these limitations, rigid couplings are still widely used in many applications where precise alignment and a strong, permanent connection are required. However, in systems with significant misalignment, vibration, or shock loads, flexible couplings may be a more suitable choice to protect the connected components and improve overall system performance and longevity.

China best Newest Sliver Rigid Fluid Diaphragm Coupling  China best Newest Sliver Rigid Fluid Diaphragm Coupling
editor by CX 2023-10-08

China Standard GS Aluminum Alloy Single Diaphragm Clamping Rigid Shaft Coupling

Product Description

Product Description

Product name

Chain coupling

Material

Carbon steel material

Structure

Roller chain+sprocket+cover

Size

KC3012, KC4012, KC4014, KC4016, KC5014, KC5016, KC5018, KC6018, KC6571, KC6571, KC8018, KC8571, KC8571, KC1571,

KC12018, KC12571, KC16018, KC16571, KC20018, KC20571, KC24026

Other type

Flexible coupling

Application

Shaft transmission

Feature

High performance, light weight, convenient assembly

 

Packaging & Shipping

Company Profile

 

ZheJiang Haorongshengye Electrical Equipment Co., Ltd.

1. Was founded in 2008
2. Our Principle:

“Credibility Supremacy, and Customer First”
3. Our Promise:

“High quality products, and Excellent Service”
4. Our Value:

“Being Honesty, Doing the Best, and Long-lasting Development”
5. Our Aim:

“Develop to be a leader in the power transmission parts industry in the world”
 

6.Our services:

1).Competitive price

2).High quality products

3).OEM service or can customized according to your drawings

4).Reply your inquiry in 24 hours

5).Professional technical team 24 hours online service

6).Provide sample service

Main products

Machines

 

Exbihition

 

 

rigid coupling

How Does a Rigid Coupling Protect Connected Equipment from Shock Loads and Vibrations?

Rigid couplings play a crucial role in protecting connected equipment from shock loads and vibrations by providing a direct and rigid connection between the shafts. The design and properties of rigid couplings contribute to their ability to mitigate the impact of shock loads and vibrations in the following ways:

High Stiffness: Rigid couplings are constructed from materials with high stiffness, such as steel or aluminum. This high stiffness allows them to resist deformation and bending under load, ensuring that the coupling remains stable and maintains its shape. As a result, the shock loads and vibrations are not amplified or transferred to the connected equipment.

Immediate Torque Transmission: Rigid couplings provide immediate torque transmission between the shafts without any backlash or play. When the connected machinery experiences a sudden shock load, the rigid coupling effectively transfers the torque to the other side of the coupling without delay. This rapid and precise torque transfer prevents the shock load from causing misalignment or damaging the equipment.

Elimination of Damping: Unlike flexible couplings, which can dampen vibrations to some extent, rigid couplings do not have any damping properties. While damping can be beneficial in certain applications, it can also allow vibrations to persist, potentially affecting the performance and reliability of the connected equipment. Rigid couplings do not introduce any additional damping, ensuring that the vibrations are not prolonged.

Stable Connection: Rigid couplings create a stable and unyielding connection between the shafts, limiting any relative movement. This stability prevents the propagation of vibrations from one shaft to another, reducing the potential for resonance and vibration amplification.

Minimal Maintenance: Rigid couplings require minimal maintenance due to their simple and durable design. Unlike flexible couplings that may have wear-prone elements, rigid couplings do not have parts that need regular replacement. This reliability and low maintenance contribute to their ability to provide continuous protection against shock loads and vibrations.

In applications where shock loads and vibrations are prevalent, using a rigid coupling can help protect critical machinery and components from damage and premature failure. By providing a rigid and immediate torque transmission, rigid couplings effectively isolate the connected equipment from the harmful effects of shock loads and vibrations, ensuring smooth operation and enhanced reliability.

rigid coupling

What Role Does a Rigid Coupling Play in Reducing Downtime and Maintenance Costs?

A rigid coupling can play a significant role in reducing downtime and maintenance costs in mechanical systems by providing a robust and reliable connection between two shafts. Here are the key factors that contribute to this:

1. Durability and Longevity: Rigid couplings are typically made from high-quality materials such as steel or stainless steel, which offer excellent durability and resistance to wear. As a result, they have a longer service life compared to some other types of couplings that may require frequent replacements due to wear and fatigue.

2. Elimination of Wear-Prone Components: Unlike flexible couplings that include moving parts or elements designed to accommodate misalignment, rigid couplings do not have any wear-prone components. This absence of moving parts means there are fewer components that can fail, reducing the need for regular maintenance and replacement.

3. Minimization of Misalignment-Related Issues: Rigid couplings require precise shaft alignment during installation. When installed correctly, they help minimize misalignment-related issues such as vibration, noise, and premature bearing failure. Proper alignment also reduces the risk of unexpected breakdowns and maintenance requirements.

4. Increased System Efficiency: The rigid connection provided by a rigid coupling ensures efficient power transmission between the two shafts. There is minimal power loss due to flexing or bending, leading to better overall system efficiency. This efficiency can result in reduced energy consumption and operating costs.

5. Low Maintenance Requirements: Rigid couplings generally require minimal maintenance compared to some other coupling types. Once properly installed and aligned, they can operate for extended periods without needing frequent inspection or adjustment.

6. Reduced Downtime: The robust and reliable nature of rigid couplings means that they are less likely to fail unexpectedly. This increased reliability helps reduce unscheduled downtime, allowing the mechanical system to operate smoothly and consistently.

7. Cost-Effective Solution: While rigid couplings may have a higher upfront cost than some other coupling types, their long-term durability and low maintenance requirements make them a cost-effective solution over the life cycle of the equipment.

In conclusion, a rigid coupling’s ability to provide a durable and dependable connection, along with its low maintenance requirements and efficient power transmission, contributes significantly to reducing downtime and maintenance costs in mechanical systems.

rigid coupling

Limitations and Disadvantages of Using Rigid Couplings:

Rigid couplings offer several advantages in providing a strong and direct connection between shafts, but they also have certain limitations and disadvantages that should be considered in certain applications:

  • No Misalignment Compensation: Rigid couplings are designed to provide a fixed connection with no allowance for misalignment between shafts. As a result, any misalignment, even if slight, can lead to increased stress on connected components and cause premature wear or failure.
  • Transmit Shock and Vibration: Rigid couplings do not have any damping or vibration-absorbing properties, which means they can transmit shock and vibration directly from one shaft to another. In high-speed or heavy-duty applications, this can lead to increased wear on bearings and other components.
  • No Torque Compensation: Unlike flexible couplings, rigid couplings cannot compensate for torque fluctuations or angular displacement between shafts. This lack of flexibility may not be suitable for systems with varying loads or torque requirements.
  • Higher Stress Concentration: Rigid couplings can create higher stress concentration at the points of connection due to their inflexibility. This can be a concern in applications with high torque or when using materials with lower fatigue strength.
  • More Challenging Installation: Rigid couplings require precise alignment during installation, which can be more challenging and time-consuming compared to flexible couplings that can tolerate some misalignment.
  • Increased Wear: The absence of misalignment compensation and vibration absorption can lead to increased wear on connected components, such as bearings, shafts, and seals.
  • Not Suitable for High Misalignment: While some rigid couplings have limited ability to accommodate minor misalignment, they are not suitable for applications with significant misalignment, which could lead to premature failure.

Despite these limitations, rigid couplings are still widely used in many applications where precise alignment and a strong, permanent connection are required. However, in systems with significant misalignment, vibration, or shock loads, flexible couplings may be a more suitable choice to protect the connected components and improve overall system performance and longevity.

China Standard GS Aluminum Alloy Single Diaphragm Clamping Rigid Shaft Coupling  China Standard GS Aluminum Alloy Single Diaphragm Clamping Rigid Shaft Coupling
editor by CX 2023-09-18

China Best Sales Newest Sliver Rigid Fluid Diaphragm Coupling

Product Description

                            Diaphragm Coupling Shaft Coupling (JMI)

JM Series Diaphragm Coupling of flexible metal flexible coupling, which rely on the metal diaphragm to transmit torque from the main connection, motivation, has the advantages of elastic damping and no lubrication, no noise, is an ideal product for replacing the gear coupling and coupling current. It can compensate the axial, radial and angular deviation caused by the manufacturing error, installation error, bearing deformation and the change of temperature rise.
The main characteristics of JM Series Diaphragm Coupling:
1.Compensation 2 axis misalignment of the ability, and tooth type coupling can be much more than a double angle displacement, radial displacement of the small, flexible, allowing a certain axial, radial and angular displacement.
2. Obvious damping effect, no noise, no wear and tear.
3.High transmission efficiency, up to 99.86%. Especially suitable for medium and high speed high power transmission.
4.Adapt to high temperature (-80+300) and harsh environment, and can be in shock, vibration, safety and dynamic conditions.
5.Simple structure, light weight, small size, convenient assembly and disassembly. Without moving the machine can be disassembled (with intermediate type), no need of lubrication.
6.Accurately convey the rotational speed, the operation has not turned bad, can be used for the transmission of precision machinery.
JM series diaphragm flexible coupling is widely used in machinery and equipment industry, metallurgy, mines, petroleum, chemical, electric power, shipbuilding, lifting transport, textile, light industry, agricultural machinery, printing machinery and water pump, fan, etc. in the transmission of power machine.

                 

NO  
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Tmax 
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Y J,J1, 
Z
L
L L L1
JMI1 25 80 6000 14 32 J1  27 Z1 20 35 90 1×10 4 8.8 0.0007 1
16,18,19 42 30
20,22 52 38
JMI2 63 180 5000 18,19 42 30 45 100 1.4×10 4 9.5 0.001 1.3
20,22,24 52 38
25 62 44
JMI3 100 315 5000 20,22,24 52 38 50 120 1.87×10 4 11 0.0571 2.3
25,28 62 44
30 82 60
JMI4 160 500 4500 24 52 38 55 130 3.12×10 4 12.5 0.0037 3.3
25,28 62 44
30,32,35 82 60
JMI5 250 710 4000 28 62 44 60 150 4.32×10 4 14 0.0083 5.3
30,32,35,38 82 60
40 112 84
JMI6 400 1120 3600 32,35,38 82 82 60 65 170 6.88×10 4 15.5 0.0159 8.7
40,42,45 
,48,50
112 84
JMI7 630 1800 3000 40,42 112 112 84 70 210 10.35×10 4 19 0.571 14.3
45,45,50 
,55,56
60 142 107
JMI8 1000 2500 2800 45,48 112 112 84 80 240 16.11×10 4 22.5 0. 0571 22
50,55,56
60,63,65,70 142 107
JMI9 1600 4000 2500 55,56 112 112 84 85 260 26.17×10 4 24 0.1415 29
60,63,65 
,70,71,75
142 107
80 172 132
JMI10 2500 6300 2000 63,65,70 
,71,75
142 142 107 90 280 7.88×10 4 17 0.2974 52
80,85,90,95 172 132
JMI11 4000 9000 1800 75 142 142 107 95 300 10.49×10 4 19.5 0.4782 69
80,85,90,95 172 132
100,110 212 167
JMI12 6300 12500 1600 90,95 172 132 120 340 14.07×10 4 23 0.8067 94
100,110 
,120 ,125
212 167
JMI13 10000 18000 1400 100,110 
,120,125
212 167 135 380 19.23×10 4 28 1.7053 128
130,140 252 202
JMI14 16000 28000 1200 120,125 212 167 150 420 30.01×10 4 31 2.6832 184
130,140,150 252 202
160 302 242
JMI15 25000 40000 1120 140,150 252 202 180 480 47.46×10 4 37.5 4.8015 263
160,170,180 302 242
JMI16 40000 56000 1000 160,170,180 302 242 200 560 68.09×10 4 41 9.4118 384
190,200 352 282
JMI17 63000 80000 900 190,200,220 352 282 220 630 101.3×10 4 47 18.3753 561
240 410 330
JMI18 100000 125000 800 220 352 282 250 710 161.4×10 4 54.5 28.2033 723
240,250,260 410 330
JMI19 160000 200000 700 250,260 410 330 280 800 79.3×10 4 48 66.5813 1267
280,300,320 470 380
       

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Company Profile

HangZhou CZPT Machinery Manufacturing Co., Ltd. is a high-tech enterprise specializing in the design and manufacture of various types of coupling. There are 86 employees in our company, including 2 senior engineers and no fewer than 20 mechanical design and manufacture, heat treatment, welding, and other professionals.

Advanced and reasonable process, complete detection means. Our company actively introduces foreign advanced technology and equipment, on the basis of the condition, we make full use of the advantage and do more research and innovation. Strict to high quality and operate strictly in accordance with the ISO9000 quality certification system standard mode.

Our company supplies different kinds of products. High quality and reasonable price. We stick to the principle of “quality first, service first, continuous improvement and innovation to meet the customers” for the management and “zero defect, zero complaints” as the quality objective. 

Our Services

1. Design Services
Our design team has experience in Cardan shafts relating to product design and development. If you have any needs for your new product or wish to make further improvements, we are here to offer our support.

2. Product Services
raw materials → Cutting → Forging →Rough machining →Shot blasting →Heat treatment →Testing →Fashioning →Cleaning→ Assembly→Packing→Shipping

3. Samples Procedure
We could develop the sample according to your requirement and amend the sample constantly to meet your need.

4. Research & Development
We usually research the new needs of the market and develop new models when there are new cars in the market.

5. Quality Control
Every step should be a particular test by Professional Staff according to the standard of ISO9001 and TS16949.

FAQ

Q 1: Are you a trading company or a manufacturer?
A: We are a professional manufacturer specializing in manufacturing
various series of couplings.

Q 2:Can you do OEM?
Yes, we can. We can do OEM & ODM for all customers with customized PDF or AI format artwork.

Q 3:How long is your delivery time?
Generally, it is 20-30 days if the goods are not in stock. It is according to quantity.

Q 4: Do you provide samples? Is it free or extra?
Yes, we could offer the sample but not for free. Actually, we have an excellent price principle, when you make the bulk order the cost of the sample will be deducted.

Q 5: How long is your warranty?
A: Our Warranty is 12 months under normal circumstances. 

Q 6: What is the MOQ?
A: Usually our MOQ is 1pcs.

Q 7: Do you have inspection procedures for coupling?
A:100% self-inspection before packing.

Q 8: Can I have a visit to your factory before the order? 
A: Sure, welcome to visit our factory.

Q 9: What’s your payment?
A:1) T/T. 

Contact Us

Web: huadingcoupling
Add: No.11 HangZhou Road,Chengnan park,HangZhou City,ZheJiang Province,China

 

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Fluid Couplings in Wind Turbines for Power Generation

Yes, fluid couplings can be used in wind turbines for power generation, and they play a significant role in optimizing the performance and efficiency of the turbine system. In a wind turbine, the fluid coupling is typically installed between the rotor hub and the main gearbox.

Here’s how fluid couplings are beneficial in wind turbines:

  • Soft Start and Load Distribution: During the startup phase, the wind turbine experiences varying wind speeds, and a fluid coupling allows for a smooth soft start by gradually transferring torque from the rotor to the gearbox. This reduces mechanical stress on the components and prevents sudden load shocks.
  • Torque Limiting: In high wind conditions, when the wind speed exceeds the rated limit, the fluid coupling can slip, decoupling the rotor from the gearbox. This torque limiting feature protects the gearbox and other drivetrain components from overloading and potential damage.
  • Torsional Vibration Damping: Wind turbines are subject to dynamic loads and torsional vibrations due to wind gusts. The fluid coupling acts as a torsional damper, damping these vibrations and ensuring smoother and stable operation of the system.
  • Overload Protection: If there is a sudden increase in wind speed, causing an overload condition, the fluid coupling helps absorb the excess torque and protects the turbine from overloading.
  • Contamination Prevention: Wind turbine environments are often exposed to dust, dirt, and moisture. The fluid coupling provides an enclosed and sealed environment for the drivetrain, preventing contaminants from entering and extending the life of internal components.
  • Redundancy: Some wind turbine designs employ multiple drivetrain stages, including redundant fluid couplings. This redundancy can enhance the reliability and safety of the turbine by providing backup systems in case of component failures.
  • Energy Efficiency: By facilitating smooth start-ups and load distribution, fluid couplings contribute to the overall energy efficiency of the wind turbine system. This allows the turbine to harness wind energy more effectively and generate electricity efficiently.

Incorporating fluid couplings in wind turbines helps improve their overall performance, reliability, and lifespan while reducing maintenance requirements and operating costs. As a result, they are commonly used in modern wind turbine designs to optimize power generation from renewable wind resources.

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Fluid Couplings in Pumps and Compressors

Yes, fluid couplings can be effectively used in pumps and compressors to optimize their operation and improve overall efficiency. Here’s how fluid couplings are beneficial in these applications:

1. Smooth Starting: Fluid couplings provide a soft-start capability, which is particularly advantageous for pumps and compressors. During startup, the fluid coupling allows the pump or compressor to gradually reach the desired operating speed, reducing mechanical stress on the equipment and preventing sudden torque spikes.

2. Overload Protection: Pumps and compressors may experience sudden changes in load due to variations in fluid demand or system pressure. A fluid coupling acts as a torque limiter and protects the connected equipment from damage during such overload conditions. It slips and absorbs excess torque, preventing mechanical failures and downtime.

3. Torque Control: Fluid couplings enable precise control over the torque transmitted to the pump or compressor. This feature allows operators to adjust the output speed and torque to match the specific requirements of the application, ensuring optimal performance and energy efficiency.

4. Vibration Damping: The inherent damping properties of fluid couplings help in reducing vibrations in pump and compressor systems. This not only extends the life of the mechanical components but also enhances the reliability of the entire system.

5. Energy Efficiency: By eliminating the need for direct mechanical connections and providing smooth acceleration, fluid couplings contribute to energy savings in pumps and compressors. The reduction in shock loads and vibrations leads to lower energy consumption and improved overall efficiency.

6. Heat Dissipation: Continuous operations in pumps and compressors can generate heat, potentially affecting the equipment’s performance. Fluid couplings have the ability to absorb and dissipate heat, maintaining proper operating temperatures and ensuring consistent performance.

7. System Protection: In addition to overload protection, fluid couplings also protect pumps and compressors from torque fluctuations, which can occur during transient conditions. This protection prevents mechanical damage and enhances the longevity of the equipment.

Overall, fluid couplings offer several advantages in pump and compressor applications, including smooth starting, overload protection, torque control, vibration damping, energy efficiency, heat dissipation, and system protection. These benefits make fluid couplings a valuable component in optimizing the performance and reliability of pumps and compressors in various industrial settings.

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Environmental Concerns Related to Fluid Coupling Operation

Fluid couplings are generally considered environmentally friendly and pose minimal direct environmental concerns during their operation. They do not contain hazardous materials or produce harmful emissions, making them a relatively safe choice for power transmission systems.

However, it is essential to consider some potential indirect environmental impacts associated with the use of fluid couplings in certain applications:

  1. Energy Efficiency: As discussed earlier, fluid couplings can improve energy efficiency in power transmission systems. By reducing energy wastage and optimizing torque transmission, they indirectly contribute to lower energy consumption. Energy efficiency is crucial in industries where high power consumption may have environmental implications due to increased energy demand from power plants.
  2. Maintenance Practices: Regular maintenance is essential to ensure optimal performance and longevity of fluid couplings. Proper maintenance reduces the risk of leaks and other potential issues that could lead to fluid spillage. Implementing sound maintenance practices can prevent environmental contamination and contribute to sustainable operations.
  3. Fluid Selection: The choice of fluid used in the coupling can impact the environment. While most fluid couplings use environmentally safe hydraulic fluids, it is essential to ensure that the selected fluid complies with environmental regulations and does not pose any environmental hazards if accidentally released.
  4. End-of-Life Disposal: At the end of their lifecycle, fluid couplings may need to be disposed of properly. The recycling or disposal of fluid couplings should follow local environmental regulations to minimize any potential environmental impact.

Overall, fluid couplings themselves are not a significant source of environmental concerns. Still, it is essential to consider their indirect impacts, such as energy efficiency, maintenance practices, fluid selection, and end-of-life disposal, to ensure responsible and environmentally conscious use.

China Best Sales Newest Sliver Rigid Fluid Diaphragm Coupling  China Best Sales Newest Sliver Rigid Fluid Diaphragm Coupling
editor by CX 2023-09-12

China supplier CZPT Steps Ball Screw Clamp Series Universal Joint Elastic Single Expansion Sleeve Shrink Disc Diaphragm Coupling for Step Motor

Product Description

Ept Steps Ball Screw Clamp Series Universal Joint Elastic Single Expansion Sleeve Shrink Disc Diaphragm Coupling for Step Motor

 

Metal flex couplings are disc type couplings in which several flexible metallic elements are alternately attached with bolts to opposite flanges. As polymeric elastomer is replaced by metal disc, Metal Flex coupling provides excellent temperature capability without sacrificing angular and axial misalignment. The coupling provides low axial and bending stiffness while possessing high torsional rigidity. The stretched shim pack design of CZPT Metal Flex couplings provides zero backlash. CZPT Metal Flex couplings are available up to 13367 Nm torque with single shim pack (UMK) and double shim pack (UMS) series.

FEATURES

1.Power to weight ratio high

2.Accommodates angular and axial misalignments

3.High temperature application

4.Visual inspection is possible without dismantling equipments

5.Low axial stiffness with high torsional rigidity

6.High-speed capacity

7.Range up to 12000 Nm

8.Added advantage of stretch fitted shim pack

Material Available

Stainless Steel:SS201,SS301, SS303, SS304, SS316, SS416 etc.
35CrMo 40CrMo42 CrMo
Steel:mild steel, Carbon steel, 4140, 4340, Q235, Q345B, 20#, 45#
Aluminum:AL6061, Al6063, AL6082, AL7075, AL5052, A380 etc.
Iron:A36, 45#, 1213, 12L14, 1215 etc.
Plastic:ABS, PC, PE, POM, Delrin, Nylon, , PP,PEI, Peek
or as customer required .

CNC Turning

φ0.5 – φ300 * 750 mm,+/-0.005 mm

CNC Milling

510 * 1571 * 500 mm(max),+/-0.001 mm-+/-0.005 mm

Surface Finish

Aluminum:Clear Anodized,Color Anodized,Sandblast Anodized,Chemical Film,Brushing,Polishing,Chroming.
Stainless Steel:Polishing,Passivating,Sandblasting,Laser engraving.
Steel:Zinc plating,Oxide black,Nickel plating,Chrome plating,Carburized,
Heat treatment,Powder Coated.
Plastic:Painting,Chrome plating,polishing,Sandblast,Laser engraving.

Drawing Format

IGS,STP,X_T ,DXF,DWG , Pro/E, PDF

Test Equipment

Measurement instrument, Projector, CMM, Altimeter, Micrometer, Thread Gages, Calipers, Pin Gauge etc.

 

 

Production workshop:
 

Manufacturer of Couplings, Fluid Coupling, JAW Coupling, can interchange and replacement of lovejoy coupling and so on.

A coupling can interchange and replacement of lovejoy coupling is a device used to connect 2 shafts together at their ends for the purpose of transmitting power. The primary purpose of couplings is to join 2 pieces of rotating equipment while permitting some degree of misalignment or end movement or both. In a more general context, a coupling can also be a mechanical device that serves to connect the ends of adjacent parts or objects. Couplings do not normally allow disconnection of shafts during operation, however there are torque limiting couplings which can slip or disconnect when some torque limit is exceeded. Selection, installation and maintenance of couplings can lead to reduced maintenance time and maintenance cost.

Company information:

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Materials Used in Manufacturing Disc Couplings

Disc couplings are typically constructed using a combination of high-quality materials that contribute to their durability, strength, and performance. Some commonly used materials include:

  • Stainless Steel: Stainless steel is a popular choice due to its corrosion resistance and high strength-to-weight ratio. It ensures longevity and can withstand harsh environments.
  • Aluminum: Aluminum is known for its lightweight properties and is often used in applications where weight reduction is essential while maintaining reasonable strength.
  • Steel: Carbon or alloy steel is chosen for its robustness and ability to handle high torque loads and harsh operating conditions.
  • Bronze or Brass: These materials can be used in specific applications where electrical conductivity is a concern, or when friction and wear properties are important.

The selection of materials depends on factors such as the coupling’s intended application, torque requirements, environmental conditions, and the desired balance between strength, weight, and resistance to wear and corrosion.

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Diagnosing and Troubleshooting Issues with Disc Couplings

Proper diagnosis and troubleshooting are essential to maintain the optimal performance of disc couplings within machinery systems. Here’s a step-by-step guide:

  1. Visual Inspection: Regularly inspect the disc coupling for signs of wear, damage, or misalignment. Look for disc fractures, corrosion, or unusual wear patterns.
  2. Noise and Vibration Analysis: Abnormal noise or excessive vibration could indicate misalignment, wear, or imbalance. Use vibration analysis tools to identify the source and severity of the issue.
  3. Torque and Load Monitoring: Monitor torque and load variations to detect abnormal fluctuations. Sudden changes could indicate issues with the coupling or connected components.
  4. Alignment Check: Verify that the coupling and shafts are properly aligned. Misalignment can lead to premature wear and reduced coupling performance.
  5. Temperature Analysis: Monitor the operating temperature of the coupling. Excessive heat can result from friction due to misalignment or insufficient lubrication.
  6. Lubrication Inspection: Ensure proper lubrication between the disc elements and hubs. Inadequate lubrication can lead to increased wear and reduced flexibility.
  7. Dynamic Testing: Perform dynamic tests to evaluate the coupling’s response to torque fluctuations and misalignment. Analyze the results for anomalies.
  8. Replacement of Worn Parts: If wear or damage is detected, replace worn disc elements, hubs, or other components as needed.
  9. Rebalancing: If vibration is an issue, consider rebalancing the connected components to reduce vibration and enhance overall system stability.

Regular monitoring and a proactive approach to addressing issues can help prevent costly downtime and ensure the longevity of the disc coupling and the machinery system as a whole.

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Key Benefits and Applications of Disc Couplings

Disc couplings offer several key benefits that make them suitable for a wide range of applications in mechanical systems. These benefits, along with their diverse applications, are highlighted below:

  • High Torque Transmission: Disc couplings are capable of transmitting high levels of torque between shafts, making them suitable for heavy-duty machinery and equipment.
  • Angular Misalignment Compensation: They can accommodate angular misalignment between shafts, ensuring smooth operation even when there are slight deviations in alignment.
  • Axial Movement Absorption: Disc couplings can absorb limited axial movement along the shaft axis, preventing excessive forces from affecting connected components.
  • Torsional Flexibility: The torsional flexibility of disc couplings allows them to dampen vibrations, shock loads, and torsional disturbances, enhancing the reliability and longevity of machinery.
  • Reduced Maintenance: By reducing the transmission of vibration and shock, disc couplings can minimize wear and tear on connected equipment, resulting in lower maintenance requirements.
  • High-Speed Applications: Their balanced design and ability to maintain alignment make disc couplings suitable for high-speed applications where precision and reliability are crucial.
  • Precision Machinery: Disc couplings find applications in precision machinery such as CNC machines, robotics, and servo systems, where accurate motion control is essential.
  • Industrial Machinery: They are commonly used in industrial machinery like pumps, compressors, conveyors, and generators to ensure efficient power transmission and reliable operation.
  • Aerospace and Automotive: Disc couplings are utilized in aerospace and automotive applications where lightweight and reliable couplings are required for critical functions.

The versatility of disc couplings, along with their ability to provide torque transmission, misalignment compensation, and vibration dampening, makes them a preferred choice in various industries. Properly selecting and maintaining disc couplings can enhance machinery performance, reduce downtime, and contribute to overall operational efficiency.

China supplier CZPT Steps Ball Screw Clamp Series Universal Joint Elastic Single Expansion Sleeve Shrink Disc Diaphragm Coupling for Step Motor  China supplier CZPT Steps Ball Screw Clamp Series Universal Joint Elastic Single Expansion Sleeve Shrink Disc Diaphragm Coupling for Step Motor
editor by CX 2023-09-11

China best CZPT Jmi Flexible Diaphragm Disc Coupling Couplings Simple Structure Transmission Torque

Product Description

JMI Type Diaphragm Coupling(JB/T9147-1999)

♦Description
JM Series Diaphragm Coupling of flexible metal flexible coupling, which relies on the metal diaphragm to transmit torque from the main connection, motivation, has the advantages of elastic damping and no lubrication, no noise, is an ideal product for replacing the gear coupling and coupling current. It can compensate for the axial, radial, and angular deviation caused by the manufacturing error, installation error, bearing deformation, and the change in temperature rise.

The main characteristics of JM Series Diaphragm Coupling:
1. Compensation two-axis misalignment of the ability, and tooth type coupling can be much more than a double angle displacement, radial displacement of the small, flexible, allowing a certain axial, radial, and angular displacement.
2. Obvious damping effect, no noise, no wear, and tear.
3. High transmission efficiency, up to 99.86%. Especially suitable for medium and high-speed high-power transmission.
4. Adapt to high temperature (-80+300) and harsh environments, and can be in shock, vibration, safety, and dynamic conditions.
5. Simple structure, lightweight, small size, convenient assembly, and disassembly. Without moving the machine can be disassembled (with intermediate type), with no need for lubrication.
6. Accurately convey the rotational speed, the operation has not turned bad, can be used for the transmission of precision machinery.

JM series diaphragm flexible coupling is widely used in the machinery and equipment industry, metallurgy, mines, petroleum, chemical, electric power, shipbuilding, lifting transport, textile, light industry, agricultural machinery, printing machinery, and water pump, fan, etc. in the transmission of power machine.

♦Detailed Pictures

♦Basic Parameter and Main Dimension

NO  
  Tn 
  /N·m
Tmax 
/N·m
 
 
[n] 
/r·mi -1
    d 
(H7)
  D  

N·m/rad
t  
 

kg·m 2 
 

/kg 
Y J,J1, 
Z
L
L L L1
JMI1 25 80 6000 14 32 J1  27 Z1 20 35 90 1×10 4 8.8 0.0007 1
16,18,19 42 30
20,22 52 38
JMI2 63 180 5000 18,19 42 30 45 100 1.4×10 4 9.5 0.001 1.3
20,22,24 52 38
25 62 44
JMI3 100 315 5000 20,22,24 52 38 50 120 1.87×10 4 11 0.0571 2.3
25,28 62 44
30 82 60
JMI4 160 500 4500 24 52 38 55 130 3.12×10 4 12.5 0.0037 3.3
25,28 62 44
30,32,35 82 60
JMI5 250 710 4000 28 62 44 60 150 4.32×10 4 14 0.0083 5.3
30,32,35,38 82 60
40 112 84
JMI6 400 1120 3600 32,35,38 82 82 60 65 170 6.88×10 4 15.5 0.0159 8.7
40,42,45 
,48,50
112 84
JMI7 630 1800 3000 40,42 112 112 84 70 210 10.35×10 4 19 0.571 14.3
45,45,50 
,55,56
60 142 107
JMI8 1000 2500 2800 45,48 112 112 84 80 240 16.11×10 4 22.5 0. 0571 22
50,55,56
60,63,65,70 142 107
JMI9 1600 4000 2500 55,56 112 112 84 85 260 26.17×10 4 24 0.1415 29
60,63,65 
,70,71,75
142 107
80 172 132
JMI10 2500 6300 2000 63,65,70 
,71,75
142 142 107 90 280 7.88×10 4 17 0.2974 52
80,85,90,95 172 132
JMI11 4000 9000 1800 75 142 142 107 95 300 10.49×10 4 19.5 0.4782 69
80,85,90,95 172 132
100,110 212 167
JMI12 6300 12500 1600 90,95 172 132 120 340 14.07×10 4 23 0.8067 94
100,110 
,120 ,125
212 167
JMI13 10000 18000 1400 100,110 
,120,125
212 167 135 380 19.23×10 4 28 1.7053 128
130,140 252 202
JMI14 16000 28000 1200 120,125 212 167 150 420 30.01×10 4 31 2.6832 184
130,140,150 252 202
160 302 242
JMI15 25000 40000 1120 140,150 252 202 180 480 47.46×10 4 37.5 4.8015 263
160,170,180 302 242
JMI16 40000 56000 1000 160,170,180 302 242 200 560 68.09×10 4 41 9.4118 384
190,200 352 282
JMI17 63000 80000 900 190,200,220 352 282 220 630 101.3×10 4 47 18.3753 561
240 410 330
JMI18 100000 125000 800 220 352 282 250 710 161.4×10 4 54.5 28.2033 723
240,250,260 410 330
JMI19 160000 200000 700 250,260 410 330 280 800 79.3×10 4 48 66.5813 1267
280,300,320 470 380

♦Other Products List

Transmission Machinery 
Parts Name
Model
Universal Coupling WS,WSD,WSP
Cardan Shaft SWC,SWP,SWZ
Tooth Coupling CL,CLZ,GCLD,GIICL,
GICL,NGCL,GGCL,GCLK
Disc Coupling JMI,JMIJ,JMII,JMIIJ
High Flexible Coupling LM
Chain Coupling GL
Jaw Coupling LT
Grid Coupling JS

♦Our Company

HangZhou CZPT Machinery Manufacturing Co., Ltd. is a high-tech enterprise specializing in the design and manufacture of various types of coupling. There are 86 employees in our company, including 2 senior engineers and no fewer than 20 mechanical design and manufacture, heat treatment, welding, and other professionals.
Advanced and reasonable process, complete detection means. Our company actively introduces foreign advanced technology and equipment, on the basis of the condition, we make full use of the advantage and do more research and innovation. Strict to high quality and operate strictly in accordance with the ISO9000 quality certification system standard mode.
Our company supplies different kinds of products. High quality and reasonable price. We stick to the principle of “quality first, service first, continuous improvement and innovation to meet the customers” for the management and “zero defect, zero complaints” as the quality objective. 

 

♦Our Services
1. Design Services
Our design team has experience in Cardan shafts relating to product design and development. If you have any needs for your new product or wish to make further improvements, we are here to offer our support.

2. Product Services
Raw materials → Cutting → Forging →Rough machining →Shot blasting →Heat treatment →Testing →Fashioning →Cleaning→ Assembly → Packing→ Shipping

3. Samples Procedure
We could develop the sample according to your requirement and amend the sample constantly to meet your need.

4. Research & Development
We usually research the new needs of the market and develop the new model when there is new cars in the market.

5. Quality Control
Every step should be a special test by Professional Staff according to the standard of ISO9001 and TS16949.

♦FAQ
Q 1: Are you a trading company or a manufacturer?
A: We are a professional manufacturer specializing in manufacturing various series of couplings.

Q 2: Can you do OEM?
Yes, we can. We can do OEM & ODM for all the customers with customized artworks in PDF or AI format.

Q 3: How long is your delivery time?
Generally, it is 20-30 days if the goods are not in stock. It is according to quantity.

Q 4: Do you provide samples? Is it free or extra?
Yes, we could offer the sample but not for free. Actually, we have a very good price principle, when you make the bulk order the cost of the sample will be deducted.

Q 5: How long is your warranty?
A: Our Warranty is 12 months under normal circumstances.

Q 6: What is the MOQ?
A: Usually our MOQ is 1 pcs.

Q 7: Do you have inspection procedures for coupling?
A: 100% self-inspection before packing.

Q 8: Can I have a visit to your factory before the order?
A: Sure, welcome to visit our factory.

Q 9: What’s your payment?
A: T/T.  

♦Contact Us
Web: huadingcoupling
Add: No.11 HangZhou Road,Chengnan park,HangZhou City,ZheJiang Province,China

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Industry Standards and Guidelines for Disc Couplings

Disc couplings, like other mechanical components, are subject to various industry standards and guidelines that ensure their safe and reliable operation. Some relevant standards include:

  • API Standard 671: This American Petroleum Institute (API) standard provides guidelines for special-purpose couplings for use in petroleum, chemical, and gas industry services. It covers the design, materials, testing, and inspection of couplings, including disc couplings.
  • AGMA Standard 9001: The American Gear Manufacturers Association (AGMA) standard 9001 addresses flexible couplings, including disc couplings, and provides recommendations for their design, installation, and maintenance.
  • ISO 14691: This International Organization for Standardization (ISO) standard covers general-purpose industrial couplings, including disc couplings, and provides guidance on their selection, installation, and operation.

Manufacturers and engineers often refer to these standards and guidelines to ensure that disc couplings are designed, manufactured, and used according to recognized industry practices. Adhering to these standards helps enhance the reliability, safety, and performance of disc couplings in various industrial applications.

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Suitability of Disc Couplings for High-Speed Rotation and Critical Alignment

Disc couplings are well-suited for applications involving high-speed rotation and critical alignment due to their unique design and performance characteristics:

  • High-Speed Rotation: Disc couplings can handle high rotational speeds while maintaining their balance and integrity. Their lightweight and compact design minimize the effects of centrifugal forces, making them suitable for high-speed applications.
  • Critical Alignment: Disc couplings offer excellent flexibility and angular misalignment compensation. They can accommodate axial, radial, and angular misalignments, making them suitable for applications where maintaining precise alignment is crucial.
  • Torsional Stiffness: Disc couplings can provide a balance between flexibility and torsional stiffness, allowing them to transmit torque accurately even in critical alignment scenarios.
  • High Torque Capacity: Many disc couplings are designed to handle high torque loads, making them suitable for applications with demanding torque requirements.
  • Resonance Damping: The flexible nature of disc couplings can help dampen vibrations and reduce the risk of resonance, which is important in high-speed applications.

When selecting a disc coupling for high-speed rotation and critical alignment, it’s essential to consider factors such as torque requirements, speed range, misalignment compensation, space limitations, and dynamic behavior to ensure optimal performance and reliability in the specific application.

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Considerations for Selecting a Disc Coupling for a Specific Application

Choosing the right disc coupling for a particular application involves considering several important factors to ensure optimal performance and reliability:

  • Torque Requirements: Determine the maximum and continuous torque requirements of the application. Select a disc coupling that can handle the expected torque without exceeding its rated capacity.
  • Misalignment: Evaluate the type and magnitude of misalignment expected in the system, including angular, parallel, and axial misalignment. Choose a disc coupling with the appropriate misalignment capability to accommodate these factors.
  • Speed and RPM: Consider the operating speed and rotational speed of the connected shafts. High-speed applications may require disc couplings with balanced design to prevent vibration issues.
  • Space Limitations: Evaluate the available space for installing the coupling. Disc couplings are compact and can be suitable for applications with limited space.
  • Environmental Conditions: Assess the operating environment, including temperature, humidity, presence of corrosive agents, and exposure to dust or debris. Choose materials and coatings that can withstand the environmental conditions.
  • Shaft Sizes: Ensure that the disc coupling’s hub bore sizes match the shaft sizes of the connected equipment.
  • Alignment Maintenance: Consider the ease of installation and alignment maintenance. Some disc couplings feature spacer elements that simplify alignment and reduce downtime during maintenance.
  • Backlash: Evaluate the backlash or play that the coupling introduces between the shafts. Backlash can affect the accuracy of position and torque transmission in precision applications.
  • Dynamic Balancing: For high-speed applications, consider disc couplings that are dynamically balanced to prevent vibration issues that can arise from rotational imbalance.
  • Resonance and Damping: Determine if the coupling design includes features to dampen vibrations and reduce the risk of resonance in the system.
  • Service Life: Estimate the expected service life based on the application’s duty cycle and requirements. Choose a disc coupling with a suitable service life to avoid frequent replacements.
  • Cost and Value: Compare the cost of the disc coupling with its features, performance benefits, and expected lifespan. Choose a coupling that provides the best value for your specific application.

By carefully considering these factors, you can select a disc coupling that meets the unique requirements of your machinery system and ensures reliable operation.

China best CZPT Jmi Flexible Diaphragm Disc Coupling Couplings Simple Structure Transmission Torque  China best CZPT Jmi Flexible Diaphragm Disc Coupling Couplings Simple Structure Transmission Torque
editor by CX 2023-09-08

China Professional CZPT JMI Type Flexible Diaphragm Disc Coupling High Quality CZPT Couplings

Product Description

JMI Type Disc Diaphragm Coupling(JB/T9147-1999)

♦Description
JM Series Diaphragm Coupling of flexible metal flexible coupling, which relies on the metal diaphragm to transmit torque from the main connection, motivation, has the advantages of elastic damping and no lubrication, no noise, is an ideal product for replacing the gear coupling and coupling current. It can compensate for the axial, radial, and angular deviation caused by the manufacturing error, installation error, bearing deformation, and the change in temperature rise.

The main characteristics of JM Series Diaphragm Coupling:
1. Compensation two-axis misalignment of the ability, and tooth type coupling can be much more than a double angle displacement, radial displacement of the small, flexible, allowing a certain axial, radial, and angular displacement.
2. Obvious damping effect, no noise, no wear, and tear.
3. High transmission efficiency, up to 99.86%. Especially suitable for medium and high-speed high-power transmission.
4. Adapt to high temperature (-80+300) and harsh environments, and can be in shock, vibration, safety, and dynamic conditions.
5. Simple structure, lightweight, small size, convenient assembly, and disassembly. Without moving the machine can be disassembled (with intermediate type), with no need for lubrication.
6. Accurately convey the rotational speed, the operation has not turned bad, can be used for the transmission of precision machinery.

JM series diaphragm flexible coupling is widely used in the machinery and equipment industry, metallurgy, mines, petroleum, chemical, electric power, shipbuilding, lifting transport, textile, light industry, agricultural machinery, printing machinery, and water pump, fan, etc. in the transmission of power machine.

♦Detailed Pictures

♦Basic Parameter and Main Dimension

NO  Tn 
  /N·m
Tmax 
/N·m
 
 [n] 
/r·mi -1
    d 
(H7)
  D  

N·m/rad
t  
 

kg·m 2 
 

/kg 
Y J,J1, 
Z
L
L L L1
JMI1 25 80 6000 14 32 J1  27 Z1 20 35 90 1×10 4 8.8 0.0007 1
16,18,19 42 30
20,22 52 38
JMI2 63 180 5000 18,19 42 30 45 100 1.4×10 4 9.5 0.001 1.3
20,22,24 52 38
25 62 44
JMI3 100 315 5000 20,22,24 52 38 50 120 1.87×10 4 11 0.0571 2.3
25,28 62 44
30 82 60
JMI4 160 500 4500 24 52 38 55 130 3.12×10 4 12.5 0.0037 3.3
25,28 62 44
30,32,35 82 60
JMI5 250 710 4000 28 62 44 60 150 4.32×10 4 14 0.0083 5.3
30,32,35,38 82 60
40 112 84
JMI6 400 1120 3600 32,35,38 82 82 60 65 170 6.88×10 4 15.5 0.0159 8.7
40,42,45 
,48,50
112 84
JMI7 630 1800 3000 40,42 112 112 84 70 210 10.35×10 4 19 0.571 14.3
45,45,50 
,55,56
60 142 107
JMI8 1000 2500 2800 45,48 112 112 84 80 240 16.11×10 4 22.5 0. 0571 22
50,55,56
60,63,65,70 142 107
JMI9 1600 4000 2500 55,56 112 112 84 85 260 26.17×10 4 24 0.1415 29
60,63,65 
,70,71,75
142 107
80 172 132
JMI10 2500 6300 2000 63,65,70 
,71,75
142 142 107 90 280 7.88×10 4 17 0.2974 52
80,85,90,95 172 132
JMI11 4000 9000 1800 75 142 142 107 95 300 10.49×10 4 19.5 0.4782 69
80,85,90,95 172 132
100,110 212 167
JMI12 6300 12500 1600 90,95 172 132 120 340 14.07×10 4 23 0.8067 94
100,110 
,120 ,125
212 167
JMI13 10000 18000 1400 100,110 
,120,125
212 167 135 380 19.23×10 4 28 1.7053 128
130,140 252 202
JMI14 16000 28000 1200 120,125 212 167 150 420 30.01×10 4 31 2.6832 184
130,140,150 252 202
160 302 242
JMI15 25000 40000 1120 140,150 252 202 180 480 47.46×10 4 37.5 4.8015 263
160,170,180 302 242
JMI16 40000 56000 1000 160,170,180 302 242 200 560 68.09×10 4 41 9.4118 384
190,200 352 282
JMI17 63000 80000 900 190,200,220 352 282 220 630 101.3×10 4 47 18.3753 561
240 410 330
JMI18 100000 125000 800 220 352 282 250 710 161.4×10 4 54.5 28.2033 723
240,250,260 410 330
JMI19 160000 200000 700 250,260 410 330 280 800 79.3×10 4 48 66.5813 1267
280,300,320 470 380

♦Other Products List

Transmission Machinery 
Parts Name
Model
Universal Coupling WS,WSD,WSP
Cardan Shaft SWC,SWP,SWZ
Tooth Coupling CL,CLZ,GCLD,GIICL,
GICL,NGCL,GGCL,GCLK
Disc Coupling JMI,JMIJ,JMII,JMIIJ
High Flexible Coupling LM
Chain Coupling GL
Jaw Coupling LT
Grid Coupling JS

♦Our Company

HangZhou CZPT Machinery Manufacturing Co., Ltd. is a high-tech enterprise specializing in the design and manufacture of various types of coupling. There are 86 employees in our company, including 2 senior engineers and no fewer than 20 mechanical design and manufacture, heat treatment, welding, and other professionals.
Advanced and reasonable process, complete detection means. Our company actively introduces foreign advanced technology and equipment, on the basis of the condition, we make full use of the advantage and do more research and innovation. Strict to high quality and operate strictly in accordance with the ISO9000 quality certification system standard mode.
Our company supplies different kinds of products. High quality and reasonable price. We stick to the principle of “quality first, service first, continuous improvement and innovation to meet the customers” for the management and “zero defect, zero complaints” as the quality objective. 

 

♦Our Services
1. Design Services
Our design team has experience in Cardan shafts relating to product design and development. If you have any needs for your new product or wish to make further improvements, we are here to offer our support.

2. Product Services
Raw materials → Cutting → Forging →Rough machining →Shot blasting →Heat treatment →Testing →Fashioning →Cleaning→ Assembly → Packing→ Shipping

3. Samples Procedure
We could develop the sample according to your requirement and amend the sample constantly to meet your need.

4. Research & Development
We usually research the new needs of the market and develop the new model when there is new cars in the market.

5. Quality Control
Every step should be a special test by Professional Staff according to the standard of ISO9001 and TS16949.

♦FAQ
Q 1: Are you a trading company or a manufacturer?
A: We are a professional manufacturer specializing in manufacturing various series of couplings.

Q 2: Can you do OEM?
Yes, we can. We can do OEM & ODM for all the customers with customized artworks in PDF or AI format.

Q 3: How long is your delivery time?
Generally, it is 20-30 days if the goods are not in stock. It is according to quantity.

Q 4: Do you provide samples? Is it free or extra?
Yes, we could offer the sample but not for free. Actually, we have a very good price principle, when you make the bulk order the cost of the sample will be deducted.

Q 5: How long is your warranty?
A: Our Warranty is 12 months under normal circumstances.

Q 6: What is the MOQ?
A: Usually our MOQ is 1 pcs.

Q 7: Do you have inspection procedures for coupling?
A: 100% self-inspection before packing.

Q 8: Can I have a visit to your factory before the order?
A: Sure, welcome to visit our factory.

Q 9: What’s your payment?
A: T/T.  

♦Contact Us
Web: huadingcoupling
Add: No.11 HangZhou Road,Chengnan park,HangZhou City,ZheJiang Province,China

disc coupling

Comparison of Disc Couplings with Other Coupling Types

When comparing disc couplings with other coupling types like jaw couplings and elastomeric couplings, several factors come into play:

  • Flexibility: Disc couplings offer high flexibility and misalignment compensation, similar to elastomeric couplings, making them suitable for applications with angular, axial, and parallel misalignment.
  • Torsional Stiffness: Jaw couplings are known for their high torsional stiffness, which is suitable for precision applications. Disc couplings offer a balance between flexibility and stiffness.
  • Misalignment Compensation: Disc couplings excel in accommodating misalignment, whereas elastomeric couplings and jaw couplings are better suited for lower degrees of misalignment.
  • Vibration Damping: Elastomeric couplings provide excellent vibration damping due to their rubber elements. Disc couplings can also dampen vibrations to some extent.
  • Compactness: Jaw couplings and elastomeric couplings are relatively compact, making them suitable for space-constrained applications. Disc couplings are larger in size but offer higher torque capacity.
  • Torque Capacity: Disc couplings generally have higher torque capacity compared to elastomeric couplings and jaw couplings.
  • Installation and Maintenance: Disc couplings and elastomeric couplings are typically easier to install and require less maintenance compared to jaw couplings.
  • Material Options: All three coupling types are available in various materials, allowing for compatibility with different environments.

The choice between disc couplings, jaw couplings, and elastomeric couplings depends on the specific requirements of the application, including torque, misalignment, vibration, and stiffness considerations. Each coupling type has its strengths, and selecting the right one involves evaluating these factors to achieve optimal performance and reliability.

disc coupling

Unique Construction of Disc Couplings for Vibration Dampening and Resonance Control

The distinctive construction of disc couplings plays a vital role in their ability to dampen vibrations and control resonance:

  • Flexible Disc Packs: Disc couplings consist of multiple thin metal discs stacked alternately. These discs are connected to the hub and spacer, creating a flexible structure that can absorb and dissipate vibrations.
  • Radial Compliance: The flexible discs allow for radial compliance, enabling the coupling to absorb misalignments and shocks, which helps prevent the transmission of vibrations.
  • Torsional Flexibility: The flexible nature of the disc packs provides torsional flexibility, allowing the coupling to absorb torsional vibrations and shocks that may arise from the machinery.
  • Resonance Damping: The design of disc couplings helps dampen resonant frequencies. The unique construction disperses energy across the flexible elements, reducing the risk of resonant vibration buildup.
  • Material Selection: The choice of materials for the discs plays a role in controlling resonance. The right combination of material properties can help mitigate the effects of resonance.

By efficiently absorbing and dissipating vibrations and controlling resonance, disc couplings contribute to smoother operation, reduced wear and tear on machinery components, and enhanced overall system performance.

disc coupling

Challenges and Solutions for Misaligned Disc Couplings

Misalignment in disc couplings can lead to several challenges, but these issues can be effectively addressed using appropriate measures:

  • Reduced Efficiency: Misalignment can cause increased friction and wear, leading to energy losses and reduced coupling efficiency. Regular maintenance and proper alignment can help mitigate this issue.
  • Vibration and Noise: Misalignment often results in vibrations and noise in the machinery. This can impact the overall performance of the system and cause discomfort to operators. Ensuring precise alignment and using vibration-damping solutions can minimize these effects.
  • Premature Wear: Disc couplings experiencing misalignment may wear out prematurely due to uneven loading and stress concentrations. Optimal alignment and using coupling models designed to handle misalignment can extend the coupling’s lifespan.
  • Imbalanced Loads: Misalignment can lead to imbalanced loads on the coupling discs, causing uneven stress distribution. This can lead to fatigue and failure. Using spacer elements between the discs and proper alignment can distribute the loads more evenly.
  • Reduced Accuracy: In applications requiring precision positioning, misaligned disc couplings can result in inaccurate measurements or positioning. Implementing accurate alignment practices and selecting couplings designed for precise applications can mitigate this challenge.
  • Temperature Rise: Misalignment-induced friction generates heat, leading to temperature rise in the coupling and adjacent components. This can potentially affect the material properties and lead to premature wear. Proper alignment and selecting appropriate lubrication can manage temperature rise.

Addressing misalignment challenges involves a combination of careful installation, routine maintenance, alignment checks, and using coupling designs that offer flexibility and resilience to misalignment. Regular monitoring and addressing misalignment issues promptly can help ensure the longevity and optimal performance of disc couplings.

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editor by CX 2023-08-31