claw coupling

claw coupling

[′klȯ ‚kəp·liŋ]
(mechanical engineering)
A loose coupling having projections or claws cast on each face which engage in corresponding notches in the opposite faces; used in situations in which shafts require instant connection.
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New brands include: Ludecke claw couplings, ODE solenoid valves, Protect-Air fuses and compressed air safety products, Sirai solenoid valves, Tricoflex tubing and hose and much more.
These include; ATP Advanced Technology Products, FAR Riveting Tools, Hozelock Hose Reels, Ludecke Claw Couplings, ODE Solenoid Valves, Protect-Air Fuses and Compressed Air Safety Products, Reelcare Hose Reels, Rust-Oleum Paints and Coatings, Sico-Air Ring Main Systems, Sirai Solenoid Valves, Steiner Hose and Cable Reels, Suprabeam Torches, Tricoflex Tubing & 1 lose, Wika Pressure Gauges and Winstanley Locknuts.
The swivel accepts standard claw couplings with 3/4-inch thread.