Product Description

Transmission Asserories Coupings Roller Chain Couplings

 

FEATURES
Manufactured according to relevant industrial standards 
Available in many sizes, ratings, and product types, including flexible shaft couplings and OK couplings 
Fabricated from a variety of high-grade steel 

BENEFITS
Several surface treatment processes protect against corrosion  
Customized products are available 
Large couplings withstand very high torque 
Flexible shaft couplings compensate for shaft misalignment

With more than 10 years in the power transmission industry, we are committed to the ongoing development and advancement of our products and services. Our focus on innovation is reflected in our continuously upgraded and modernized facilities, which allow us to meet the evolving needs of the market. Our state-of-the-art power transmission technology includes a selection of roller chain couplings that are ideal for a broad range of coupling applications. Our chain couplings are engineered to excel in any application you need, with exceptional flexibility, strength, and a surprisingly simple assembly.

ABOUT ROLLER CHAIN COUPLINGS
A roller chain coupling is a mechanical device composed of a double-strand roller chain and 2 modified sprockets. The design is simple and highly effective, despite its small size, and is composed of a robust chain and specially cut, hardened-tooth sprockets that allow a high amount of torque to be transmitted.

BENEFITS OF GIL’S ROLLER CHAIN COUPLINGS
COMPACT AND POWERFUL

In a roller chain coupling, torque is distributed across the combined mating surfaces of each of the chain and sprocket pitches, which allows the coupling to handle a high amount of torque for its size. The chain connects closely with the sprockets, for a highly compact and lightweight coupling that transmits torque with the utmost efficiency.

SAFE AND SMART
Our compact roller chain couplings are housed in an aluminum casing that clamps to the sprocket hubs and rotates with the body of the coupling without the need for bolts or other projections. The coupling chain itself is easy to install and remove using a single connecting pin, so you save on installation labor and downtime.

EASY ALIGNMENT
When working with shafts in a drive, traditional rigid couplings require extremely precise alignment between the coupled shafts. Roller chain couplings introduce much-needed flexibility with clearances both in the chain and between the chain and sprocket teeth. With this added mobility, even with minor misalignment, chain couplings can operate in a smooth and responsive manner, reducing the potential for overheating and wear common in more rigid coupling designs. The operation of roller chain couplings is less affected by unavoidable shaft expansion and contraction. The flexibility and easy alignment of the drive shafts, when using chain couplings, will save time and money on equipment repairs and replacements.

HOW TO INSTALL A ROLLER CHAIN COUPLING
Install oil seal to each hub
Adjust the alignment of the shafts and coupling components
Adjust the distance between the sprocket faces
Thoroughly lubricate the coupling chain
Install chain to couplings using a single-pin connecting link
Firmly close and fasten the cover of the coupling (optional, depending on operating conditions)

CHOOSE GIL FOR YOUR POWER TRANSMISSION NEEDS
To ensure optimal operation of low- or medium-speed, high-torque transmission applications, install GIL’s roller chain couplings. At GIL, we pride ourselves on providing the latest in power transmission technology. Our broad global presence allows us to serve customers almost anywhere in the world quickly and effectively.
 

Granville

Granville bearing manufacturer in the production of electric motor grade deep groove ball bearings, the company is committed to developing all kinds of precision radial ball bearings with an inner diameter of 2mm-100mm.

The factory covers an area of 58000 square meters, the company has advanced assembly lines and a perfect quality testing center. After more than 10 years of management and innovation, with more than 120 automatic production lines, various kinds of testing, and inspection instruments, with the annual production capacity of 160 million sets of reliable high precision quality bearings.
The comprehensive application of automation production lines is a premise to ensure product’s stable quality, what’s more, it is a mark that the enterprises improve to digital management modern high-tech manufacturer.

Seiko quality, the pursuit of excellence: the control and improvement of quality is the constant pursuit of Granville, in strict accordance with the system of the provisions of the quality of each process.
 

We strictly follow the core of quality management process control:

APQP: product quality advance plHangZhou
SPC: Statistical process control
MSA: Measurement system analysis
FMEA: Analysis of potential failure modes and consequences
PPAP: Production part approval procedure

In the factory testing laboratories, various bearing parts are examined in detail. The factory has its own professional bearing life tester, after bearing life and durability test, our bearings have the advantages of long service life, and high durability. We are keeping an introduction of the latest measurement and testing equipment. Quality procedures are based on extensive, repeatedly carried out product tests – both before inclusion in the range and after.

We manufacturing:

The Granville manufacturer takes her every effort in purchasing the most advanced bearing process equipment, automatic facilities are widely used in the factory and we keep investing to improve more.

Levels Applications Materials

We manufacture CHINAMFG bearings, the advantage in manufacturing electric motor quality deep groove ball bearings up to ABEC-3, Z3-V3, ABEC-5 Z4-V4 level; A reliable production resource of high-quality repair parts for the CHINAMFG operations of automotive and light truck manufacturers worldwide, over 1000 kits includes hub assemblies and 3 generations of wheel bearing designs; Granville foundry makes an extensive and full line of mounted bearing units and housings in industry-standard and custom configurations. Casting iron, ductile iron, stainless steel, and plastic materials are available.

Partnerships Reliable Supply-Chain:

Based on our experienced team and strict, effective supply chain management, Granville products deliver premium quality, and performance our customers have relied on for years. From a full range of bearings, mounted bearing units, power transmission products, and related markets around the world, we provide the industry’s most comprehensive range of qualified products available today.

Advantage Manufacturing Processesand Quality Control:

01 Heat Treatment

02 Centerless Grinding Machine 11200 (most advanced)

03 Automatic Production Lines for Raceway

04 Automatic Production Lines for Raceway

05 Ultrasonic Cleaning of Rings

06 Automatic Assembly

07 Ultrasonic Cleaning of Bearings

08 Automatic Greasing, Seals Pressing

09 Measurement of Bearing Vibration (Acceleration)

10 Measurement of Bearing Vibration (Speed)

11 Laser Marking

12 Automatic Packing

 

Q&A

*Could you make a brief introduction to your all series of products?
Yes, we stock and sell factory-warrantied mechanical, electrical, and fluid-driven equipment such as bearings, belts, drives, motors, gears, couplings, clutches and brakes, linear motion, and hydraulics and pneumatics.

*How about your sales group?
At Granville, we understand a competent team makes your job easier, so we have established a group of employees who represent our resourcefulness and commitment to working hard to make sure your unique challenges are handled right the first time.

*What’s your solutions for maximizing customers’ benefits?
Our goal is to have your stock requirements on-hand when you need them. Through our storeroom surveys, in-depth communication, and usage analysis, we can reduce your organization’s inventory cost, supply room costs, and turn-around time.

*What’s your shipping document and documents of payment?
Our usual practice is FOB ZheJiang & T/T, and we could adjust them for your requirements.

*What’s the most convenient way to get your free quotation?
Please contact Stacy with your requirements (or Copy the contents of the table and fill in it with your information)

RFQ for Free
Company Name:
Name: Mr./Mrs./Miss
Email:
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flexible coupling

Can flexible couplings be used in applications with high shock and impact loads?

Yes, flexible couplings can be used in applications with high shock and impact loads. In fact, they are specifically designed to absorb and dampen shock loads, making them well-suited for such challenging environments. Here’s how flexible couplings handle high shock and impact loads:

  • Material Flexibility: Flexible couplings are made from materials with high elasticity and flexibility, such as elastomers (rubber-like materials) or metal alloys. When a shock load is applied, these materials can deform temporarily, absorbing the impact energy and preventing it from transmitting to the connected equipment.
  • Vibration Damping: Shock loads often generate vibrations that can be harmful to the equipment. Flexible couplings with vibration-damping properties can further mitigate the effects of shock loads by absorbing and dissipating the vibration energy, reducing the stress on the machinery.
  • Design Features: Some flexible couplings are specifically engineered with features to handle high shock loads. These may include reinforced structures, enhanced damping characteristics, or additional support to withstand the sudden forces generated by impacts.
  • Load Distribution: Flexible couplings help distribute the shock load more evenly across the flexible elements or components, preventing localized stress concentrations that could lead to component failure.
  • Resilience: The flexibility and resilience of the coupling material allow it to return to its original shape after the shock load has dissipated. This ability to recover from deformation ensures that the coupling can continue to accommodate misalignment and transmit torque effectively.
  • Protection of Connected Equipment: By absorbing shock loads, flexible couplings protect the connected equipment from sudden and severe impacts, reducing the risk of damage or premature failure of critical components.

Applications with high shock and impact loads can be found in various industries, including mining, construction, material handling, and heavy machinery. Flexible couplings provide an essential role in maintaining the reliability and longevity of the equipment in these demanding environments.

When selecting a flexible coupling for an application with high shock and impact loads, it is crucial to consider the specific requirements and operating conditions. Consulting with the coupling manufacturer or a qualified engineer can ensure the proper coupling is chosen to meet the unique challenges of the application.

flexible coupling

What are the differences between flexible couplings and rigid couplings in terms of performance?

Flexible couplings and rigid couplings are two distinct types of couplings used in mechanical systems, and they differ significantly in terms of performance and applications.

  • Torsional Flexibility: The primary difference between flexible and rigid couplings lies in their ability to handle misalignments and torsional flexibility. Flexible couplings are designed with elements, such as elastomeric inserts or metal bellows, that can deform or twist to accommodate shaft misalignments, angular offsets, and axial movements. On the other hand, rigid couplings do not have any flexibility and maintain a fixed connection between the shafts, which means they cannot compensate for misalignment.
  • Misalignment Compensation: Flexible couplings can absorb and mitigate misalignment between shafts, reducing stress and wear on connected components. In contrast, rigid couplings require precise alignment during installation, and any misalignment can lead to increased loads on the shafts and bearings, potentially leading to premature failure.
  • Vibration Damping: Flexible couplings, especially those with elastomeric elements, offer damping properties that can absorb and dissipate vibrations. This damping capability reduces the transmission of vibrations and shocks through the drivetrain, improving the overall system performance and protecting connected equipment. Rigid couplings, being solid and without damping elements, do not provide this vibration damping effect.
  • Backlash: Flexible couplings can have some degree of backlash due to their flexibility, particularly in certain designs. Backlash is the play or free movement between connected shafts. In contrast, rigid couplings have minimal or no backlash, providing a more precise and immediate response to changes in rotational direction.
  • Torque Transmission: Rigid couplings are more efficient in transmitting torque since they do not have any flexible elements that can absorb some torque. Flexible couplings, while capable of transmitting substantial torque, may experience some power loss due to the deformation of their flexible components.
  • Applications: Flexible couplings are widely used in applications that require misalignment compensation, damping, and shock absorption, such as pumps, motors, and industrial machinery. On the other hand, rigid couplings are used in situations where precise alignment is critical, such as connecting shafts of well-aligned components or shafts that require synchronous operation, like in some encoder applications.

In summary, flexible couplings excel in applications where misalignment compensation, vibration damping, and shock absorption are required. They are more forgiving in terms of alignment errors and can accommodate dynamic loads. Rigid couplings, on the other hand, are used in situations where precise alignment and zero backlash are essential, ensuring direct and immediate power transmission between shafts.

flexible coupling

What is a flexible coupling and how does it work?

A flexible coupling is a mechanical device used to connect two shafts while allowing for relative movement between them. It is designed to transmit torque from one shaft to another while compensating for misalignment, vibration, and shock. Flexible couplings are essential components in various rotating machinery and systems, as they help protect the connected equipment and enhance overall performance.

Types of Flexible Couplings:

There are several types of flexible couplings, each with its unique design and characteristics. Some common types include:

  • Jaw Couplings: Jaw couplings feature elastomer spiders that fit between two hubs. They can accommodate angular and parallel misalignment while dampening vibrations.
  • Disc Couplings: Disc couplings use thin metallic discs to connect the shafts. They are highly flexible and provide excellent misalignment compensation.
  • Gear Couplings: Gear couplings use gear teeth to transmit torque. They offer high torque capacity and can handle moderate misalignment.
  • Beam Couplings: Beam couplings use a single piece of flexible material, such as a metal beam, to transmit torque while compensating for misalignment.
  • Bellows Couplings: Bellows couplings use a bellows-like structure to allow for axial, angular, and parallel misalignment compensation.
  • Oldham Couplings: Oldham couplings use three discs, with the middle one having a perpendicular slot to allow for misalignment compensation.

How a Flexible Coupling Works:

The operation of a flexible coupling depends on its specific design, but the general principles are similar. Let’s take the example of a jaw coupling to explain how a flexible coupling works:

  1. Two shafts are connected to the coupling hubs on either side, with an elastomer spider placed between them.
  2. When torque is applied to one shaft, it causes the spider to compress and deform slightly, transmitting the torque to the other shaft.
  3. In case of misalignment between the shafts, the elastomer spider flexes and compensates for the misalignment, ensuring smooth torque transmission without imposing excessive loads on the shafts or connected equipment.
  4. The elastomer spider also acts as a damping element, absorbing vibrations and shocks during operation, which reduces wear on the equipment and enhances system stability.

Overall, the flexibility and ability to compensate for misalignment are the key features that allow a flexible coupling to function effectively. The choice of a specific flexible coupling type depends on the application’s requirements, such as torque capacity, misalignment compensation, and environmental conditions.

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editor by CX 2023-10-12