Jaw Coupling | Couplings

Coupling refers to a device that connects two shafts or a shaft and a rotating part, and rotates together in the process of transmitting movement and power, and does not disengage under normal conditions. Sometimes it is also used as a safety device to prevent the connected parts from being subjected to excessive loads and play a role in overload protection. The plum blossom coupling is a widely used coupling, also called a claw coupling, which is composed of two metal claw discs and an elastic body. The two metal claws are generally made of No. 45 steel, but aluminum alloys are also useful when load sensitivity is required. Jaw coupling Craftsmanship: The plum coupling is processed by machining methods such as turning, milling, and broaching, and then undergoes overall heat treatment. In order to ensure sufficient mechanical strength, there is another type of claw plate on the market that is a casting, which can be mass-produced without processing loss. So the price is much lower than machining. But the performance of castings is not very good. It is better not to use it in some important occasions. And the claws of the casting are prone to tooth punching (claws falling off) at high speed or high load. (1)Compact, no backlash, providing three different hardness elastomers; (2) It can absorb vibration and compensate radial and angular deviation; (3) Simple structure, convenient maintenance and easy inspection; (4) Maintenance-free, oil-resistant and electrical insulation, working temperature 20℃-60℃; (5) Plum blossom elastomer has four petals, six petals, eight petals and ten petals; (6) The fixing methods include top wire, clamping and keyway fixing. The L-type claw coupling is similar to the plum blossom coupling. It is cast from powder metallurgy material and has the characteristics of economy and practicality, easy disassembly, light weight, high torque, and wear resistance. 1. L-type three-jaw coupling (powder metallurgy coupling), powder metallurgy is to make metal or use metal powder (or a mixture of metal powder and non-metal powder) as a raw material, after forming and sintering, manufacturing metal materials, Composite and various types of product technology. 2. The powder metallurgy coupling strengthens the strength of the part where the teeth and the main body are connected, so that the teeth of the coupling are not easy to break, more durable, and have a longer service life. Phosphating treatment is adopted in the later stage, and the appearance is beautiful. 3. The rubber pad of the L-type three-jaw coupling is made of NBR (nitrile butadiene rubber), which is mainly produced by low-temperature emulsion polymerization, with excellent oil resistance, high wear resistance, good heat resistance, and strong adhesion And other characteristics. [Small common sense] Powder metallurgy: It is an important process for manufacturing high-tech and new-tech materials. It combines materials and equipment with metal forming technology to form a manufacturing machine and electrical parts that are precise, efficient, low-consumption, energy-saving, and inexpensive. Special metal forming technology has been widely used in the fields of automobiles, motorcycles, home appliances, office machinery, agricultural machinery, construction machinery, and power tools. L-type coupling models are L-035 L-050 L-070 L-075 L-090 L-095 L-099 L-100 L-110 L-150 L-type coupling application machinery fields: hydraulic pumps, centrifugal pumps, small generators, blowers, fans, ventilators, belt conveyors, screw conveyors, sheet bending machines, woodworking machinery, grinding machines, textile machines, similar machines , Cutting machine, hoist, generator, cement mixer, cable car, cable hoist, centrifuge, excavator, piston pump, baler, paper machine, compressor, screw pump shears, forging press, rock crusher, piston Type compressor, Chuihua rolling machine, electric welding machine, tribute plastic crusher. Jaw coupling characteristic: Elastomers are generally composed of engineering plastics or rubber. The life of the coupling is the life of the elastomer. Because the elastic body is compressed and not easy to be pulled. The life of the general elastic body is 10 years. Because the elastic body has the function of buffering and damping, it is used more in the occasion of strong vibration. The performance limit temperature of the elastomer determines the operating temperature of the coupling, which is generally -35 to +80 degrees. Fixed type: The positioning screw fixed plum coupling is also called claw coupling, which is composed of two metal claw discs and an elastic body. The two metal claws are generally made of No. 45 steel, but aluminum alloy or stainless steel can also be used when load sensitivity is required. The quincunx-shaped elastic coupling utilizes quincunx-shaped elastic elements to be placed between the two halves of the coupling claws to realize the coupling of the two halves of the coupling. It has the characteristics of compensating the relative displacement of the two shafts, damping, buffering, small radial size, simple structure, no lubrication, high carrying capacity, convenient maintenance, etc. However, the two halves of the coupling must be moved in the axial direction when replacing the elastic element. Jaw coupling Method of choosing: There are two main types of plum blossom couplings, one is the traditional straight claw type, and the other is the curved (concave) claw type zero-backlash coupling. The traditional straight-jaw type plum blossom coupling is not suitable for high-precision servo transmission applications. The zero-backlash claw type plum blossom coupling evolved on the basis of the straight claw type, but the difference is that its design can be adapted to the application of the servo system, and is often used to connect servo motors, stepping motors and ball screws. The curved surface is to reduce the deformation of the elastic plum spacer and limit the influence of centripetal force on it during high-speed operation. The zero-clearance claw coupling is composed of two metal sleeves (usually made of aluminum alloy, stainless steel can also be provided) and a plum blossom elastic spacer. The plum blossom elastic spacer has multiple leaf branches. Like a slider coupling, it also squeezes the plum blossom elastic spacer and the sleeves on both sides to ensure its zero clearance performance. Unlike the slider coupling, the plum blossom coupling is driven by squeezing while the slider coupling is driven by shear. When using a zero-clearance claw coupling, the user must be careful not to exceed the maximum bearing capacity of the elastic element given by the manufacturer (under the premise of ensuring zero clearance), otherwise the plum elastic spacer will be squashed and lost The elasticity and the loss of the preload will result in the loss of zero-gap performance, which may also be discovered by the user after a serious problem occurs. Jaw coupling The plum blossom coupling has good balance performance and is suitable for high-speed applications (the maximum speed can reach 30,000 rpm), but it cannot handle large deviations, especially axial deviations. Larger eccentricity and deflection angle will produce larger bearing load than other servo couplings. Another value of concern is the failure of the plum blossom coupling. Once the quincunx elastic spacer is damaged or fails, the torque transmission will not be interrupted, and the metal claws of the two shaft sleeves mesh together to continue to transmit torque, which may cause problems in the system. Choosing the appropriate plum blossom elastic spacer material according to the actual application is a major advantage of this coupling. Some automation equipment companies can provide plum blossom spacers of various elastic materials with different hardness and temperature resistance, allowing customers to choose the right material Meet the performance standards of practical applications. Features: The plum blossom coupling is simple in structure, does not require lubrication, is convenient for maintenance, easy for inspection, maintenance-free, and can run continuously for a long time. High-strength polyurethane elastic elements are wear-resistant and oil-resistant, have large carrying capacity, long service life, and are safe and reliable. The work is stable and reliable, with good vibration damping, buffering and electrical insulation properties. It has large axial, radial and angular compensation capabilities. The structure is simple, the radial size is small, the weight is light, and the moment of inertia is small. It is suitable for medium and high speed occasions. Structural features: 1. Intermediate elastomer connection 2. Absorb vibration, compensate radial, angular and axial deviation 3. Oil resistance and electrical insulation 4. Clockwise and counterclockwise rotation characteristics are exactly the same 5. Fixed with positioning screws. For more details please email us at