Ringfeder Power Transmission’s Gerwah
TRANSMISSION's full line of Gerwah RING-flex® couplings are
available in single or double and close-coupled flexing designs for
torques up to 500,000 lb-ft and shafts up to 11” in diameter.
Completely maintenance free and no lubrication required, these
long-lasting, torsionally rigid disc couplings operate without wear in
high temperature environments. RING-flex® couplings are available in
four, six, and eight-bolt designs to accommodate a wide variety of
connections in pumps, conveyors, printing presses, fans and generators,
or anywhere else a backlash-free connection is required. Unique designs
are available including: flange-mounted, close-coupled, high-speed, and
Please contact us for information on RING-flex® couplings and other
Untangling power and energy
Do you know the difference between power and energy? It seems many
of the folks pushing alternative and renewable energy often get confused
on this point.
An air powered 24-string guitar
This seven-minute video takes a look at a robotic guitar player of
sorts built to demonstrate electronic actuation of pneumatic systems
built. It was built by Rob Clippard from Clippard Scientific Laboratory
Planetary gearboxes come in sizes from 800 to 2.1 million lb-ft
output torque. The gearboxes’ modular construction has inputs for SAE
and NEMA mounting or adapters for any hydraulic or electric motor.
Available output shafts include SAE, DIN, or custom designs.
Applications include shredders, directional drills, mudpumps, winches,
Miniature right-angle gearbox
The custom subminiature right-angle gearbox is for applications
requiring a lightweight, mil-spec, 1:1 ratio gearbox. Designed using a
shaped machined aluminum block housing, lightweight gears, and shafting,
the unit weighs 35% less than its predecessor. Ball bearings, shaft
seals, and-low temperature grease are also included.The gearbox measures
13/8 × 13/8 × 5/8 in. and has a 6 lb-in. torque rating.
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