flexible coupling

flexible coupling

[‚flek·sə·bəl ′kəp·liŋ]
(electromagnetism)
A coupling designed to allow a limited angular movement between the axes of two waveguides.
(mechanical engineering)
A coupling used to connect two shafts and to accommodate their misalignment.

flexible coupling

A coupling, used in rotating machinery, having high transverse or torsional compliance.
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Tenders are invited for Dismantling/fitting of flexible coupling of compressor & engine side of RDC-1166 drill RECP-650 of GVP Ph-II
The crusher is driven directly via a flexible coupling to the electric drive motor, eliminating the need for sheaves and v-belts and allowing for simplified operation and maintenance.
An extended flexible coupling, the SilverBack XL is a trenchless product that will serve as a useful tool for municipalities and underground contractors to create --permanent, strong pipe connections.
The modular assembly allows many designs-for example, with a hollow shaft, with a flexible coupling, with an additional safety clutch for torque limiting, or with two individual brakes.
A main component that helps keep the "spin" in wind turbines is the flexible coupling.
In the case where the flexible coupling does not have to assume misalignment of the coupled shafts, the stresses caused by the torque transmission, centrifugal loading and the disks' circumference displacement do not have dangerous values at any node of the structure.
During a 28-day special inspection, Petty Officer Wright was inspecting the flexible coupling of the engine's output shaft for cracks.
The X Series stainless steel, flexible coupling is designed to meet the exacting positioning requirements of servo motor applications.
They are Flexible Coupling Alignment, Steadyrest Alignment and Horizontal Boring Mill Alignment.
The flexible coupling was specifically designed to withstand the rigors of mining environments and is ideal for utility and process piping applications in plants and underground metal and coal mines.
Custom units, such as flexible coupling drive shafts, are illustrated and described.

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