PU Spider, PU Coupling, Polyurethane Spider, Polyurethane Coupling (3A2006)
Description: the polyurethane elastomeric is a new material of polymer synthetic between rubber and plastic. It has both high strength of plastic and high elasticity of rubber. Its characteristics are: 1, a wide range of hardness. It still has rubber elongation and resilience at high hardness. The polyurethane elastomeric has a hardness range of Shore A10-D80. 2. high strength. At rubber hardness, the tensile strength, tear strength and load carrying capacity are much higher than general rubber material. At high hardness, its impact strength and flexural strength are much higher than plastic material. 3, wear-resistant. Its wear resistance is very outstanding, generally in the range of 0.01-0.10cm3/1.61km, about 3-5 times than rubber material. 4, oil resistant. The polyurethane elastomeric is a highly CZPT polymer compound which has low affinity with non-polar mineral oil and is hardly eroded in fuel oil and mechanical oil. 5, good resistance to oxygen and ozone. 6, excellent vibration absorption performance, can do damping and buffering. In the mold manufacturing industry, it replaces rubber and springs.7, has good low temperature performance. 8, radiation resistance. Polyurethane is highly resistant to high energy radiation and has satisfactory performance at 10-10 deg radiation dose. 9, with good machining performance.
The polyurethane coupling, rubber coupling are made by injection with high quality TPU material or mould CSM/SBR. It is designing and special for all kinds of metal shaft coupling with very good performance of high tensile strength, high wear resistant, high elastic resilience, water resistant, oil resistant and excellent fatigue resilience, high impact resistant etc. We have full sets injection moulds and supply full range of GR, GS, MT, ML, MH, Hb, HRC, L, T, NM and Gear J series couplings etc. with high quality and excellent experience. Apply to all kinds of industrial metal shaft coupling.
material: TPU, CSM/SBR, NBR, nylon etc.
color: yellow, red, purple, green, black, beige etc.
tensile strength: 8-55Mpa
hardness: 70-98Shore A
elasticity impact: >25%
tear strength: 35-155KN/m
akron abrasion loss:<0.05cm3/1.61km
compression set (22h*70°C):<10%
working temperature: 120°C
standard size for polyurethane coupling:
GR14, GR19, GR24, GR28, GR38, GR42, GR48, GR55, GR65, GR75, GR90, GR100, GR110, GR125, GR140, GR160, GR180
GS14, GS19, GS24, GS28, GS38, GS42, GS48, GS55, GS65, GS75, GS90, GS100, GS110, GS125, GS140, GS160, GS180
MT1, MT2, MT3, MT4, MT5, MT6, MT7, MT8, MT9, MT10, MT11, MT12, MT13
ML1, ML2, ML3, ML4, ML5, ML6, ML7, ML8, ML9, ML10, ML11, ML12, ML13
MH45, MH55, MH65, MH80, MH90, MH115, MH130, MH145, MH175, MH200
HRC70, HRC90, HRC110, HRC130, HRC150, HRC180, HRC230, HRC280
L35, L50, L70, L75, L90/95, L99/100, L110, L150, L190, L225, L276
FALK-R 10R, 20R, 30R, 40R, 50R, 60R, 70R, 80R
SBT T40, T45, T50, T55, T60, T65, T70, T75, T80, T85, T90, T95, T100, T105, T108, T110, T115, T120, T125, T130, T135, T140, T145, T150, T154, T170, T185, T190, T210
Joong Ang CR0050, 0070, 571, 571, 2035, 2035A, 3545, 4560, 6070, 7080
MS571, MS571, MS1119, MS1424, MS1928, MS1938, MS2845, MS3860, MS4275, MS6510
D14, D14L, D20, D25, D30, D30L, D35, D40, D45, D49, D55, D65
5H, 6H, 7H, 8H, 9H, 10H, 11H
standard size for rubber coupling:
Hb80, Hb95, Hb110, Hb125, Hb140, Hb160, Hb180, Hb200, Hb240, Hb280, Hb315
HRC70, HRC90, HRC110, HRC130, HRC150, HRC180, HRC230, HRC280
L35, L50, L70, L75, L90/95, L99/100, L110, L150, L190, L225
NM50, NM67, NM82, NM97, NM112, NM128, NM148, NM168, NM194, NM214, NM240, NM265
NOR-MEX168-10, NOR-MEX194-10, NOR-MEX214-10, NOR-MEX240-10, NOR-MEX265-10
FCL1#, FCL2#, FCL3#, FCL4#, FCL5#, FCL6#, FCL7#, FCL8#
FCL90, FCL100, FCL112, FCL125, FCL140, FCL160, FCL180, FCL200, FCL224, FCL250, FCL280, FCL315, FCL335, FCL400, FCL450, FCL560, FCL630
Gear 3J, 4J, 5J, 6J, 7J, 8J, 9J, 10J, 11J, 12J, 13J, 14J
Hytre 4H, 5H, 6H, 7H, 8H, 9H, 11H
Tyre F40, F50, F60, F70, F80, F90, F100, F110, F120, F140, F160
SBT T75, T80, T85, T90, T95, T100, T105, T108, T110, T115, T120, T125, T130, T135, T140, T145, T150, T154, T170, T210
FCLpin #1, #2, #3, #4, #5, #6, #8
GR42, GR48, GR55, GR65, GR75
standard size for nylon coupling:
NL1, NL2, NL3, NL4, NL5, NL6, NL7, NL8, NL9, NL10
M28, M32, M38, M42, M48, M58, M65
packing in cartons
OEM & customized size are agreed
special supply all kinds of steel coupling for FCL, NM, MH, HRC, Love Joy, Joongang, Centafelx, XL-GR, Tyre
***when you enquiry, pls confirm type, size number and quantity***
What are the common challenges associated with spider coupling misalignment and how can they be addressed?
Misalignment is a common challenge in spider couplings that can lead to reduced efficiency, increased wear, and potential coupling failure. Here are the common challenges associated with misalignment and how they can be addressed:
- Reduced Torque Transmission: Misalignment can decrease the effective torque transmitted between the shafts, leading to inefficiency and potential overload. Regularly check and align the shafts according to the manufacturer’s recommendations to ensure proper torque transmission.
- Vibration and Noise: Misalignment can cause excessive vibrations and noise in the machinery. Implement precision alignment techniques during installation to minimize misalignment-induced vibrations and noise.
- Increased Wear: Misalignment results in uneven loading on the elastomeric spider, causing premature wear and potential failure. Regularly inspect the coupling for signs of wear and replace the elastomeric spider if necessary. Address misalignment promptly to prevent excessive wear.
- Heat Generation: Misalignment can generate heat due to friction between the elastomeric spider and the hubs. This can lead to accelerated wear and reduced coupling lifespan. Proper alignment helps minimize heat generation and associated issues.
- Shaft Fatigue: Severe misalignment can induce shaft fatigue and stress concentrations, leading to shaft failure over time. Avoid excessive misalignment and ensure that the coupling is properly aligned during installation.
- Reduced Service Life: Misalignment puts additional stress on the elastomeric spider, reducing its service life. Proper alignment and maintenance practices can extend the service life of the coupling.
- Performance Variations: Misalignment can lead to variations in performance and inconsistent operation of the machinery. Regularly monitor the coupling’s performance and address any issues promptly to ensure consistent operation.
To address these challenges, it’s crucial to prioritize precision alignment during the installation of the spider coupling. Follow the manufacturer’s guidelines for alignment tolerances and use alignment tools and techniques to achieve accurate alignment. Regular maintenance, including inspections and alignment checks, will help mitigate the negative effects of misalignment and ensure the reliable performance of spider couplings in industrial applications.
Can you explain the concept of torsional stiffness in relation to spider couplings?
Torsional stiffness is a crucial concept in the design and functionality of spider couplings. It refers to the ability of a coupling to resist rotational deformation (twisting) when subjected to a torque load. In other words, torsional stiffness measures how much a coupling can maintain its shape and transmit torque without excessive twisting or deformation.
In the context of spider couplings:
- High Torsional Stiffness: A coupling with high torsional stiffness exhibits minimal angular deflection or twisting when torque is applied. This ensures accurate torque transmission and precise alignment between connected shafts. High torsional stiffness is especially important in applications that require accurate positioning and synchronization.
- Low Torsional Stiffness: A coupling with low torsional stiffness allows for some degree of angular misalignment between shafts and can accommodate slight variations in torque load. This flexibility can be advantageous in applications where misalignment or shock absorption is necessary.
When selecting a spider coupling for a specific application, the torsional stiffness of the coupling needs to be considered based on the requirements of the machinery system. The choice between high and low torsional stiffness depends on factors such as the level of precision needed, the type of load, the degree of misalignment, and the overall performance objectives.
It’s important to note that while torsional stiffness is a key consideration, other factors like the material of the elastomeric spider, size of the coupling, and the type of spider profile also play a role in the coupling’s overall performance and behavior.
Are there different types of spider couplings available for various uses?
Yes, there are different types of spider couplings available to suit various industrial applications and requirements. These variations in design and material offer flexibility in choosing the right coupling for specific uses. Here are some common types of spider couplings:
- Standard Jaw Couplings: These couplings feature a simple design with two hubs and an elastomeric spider. They are suitable for general-purpose applications that require misalignment compensation and torque transmission.
- Curved Jaw Couplings: These couplings have curved lobes on the elastomeric spider, allowing for increased misalignment compensation and dampening of vibrations. They offer higher torque capacity and are commonly used in pumps, compressors, and conveyors.
- Spider Couplings with Spacer: These couplings include a spacer between the hubs, allowing for greater axial misalignment compensation. They are used in applications with longer distances between shafts.
- Lovejoy Couplings: Lovejoy couplings are a specific brand of spider couplings known for their high torque capacity, durability, and ease of installation. They come in various styles, including standard, curved jaw, and split type.
- Bowex Couplings: Bowex couplings are designed for applications with high torque requirements and aggressive operating conditions. They offer excellent misalignment compensation and are used in heavy-duty machinery.
- Insert Material Variations: Spider couplings come with elastomeric inserts made from various materials such as rubber, polyurethane, and thermoplastic. These materials offer different levels of flexibility, temperature resistance, and chemical resistance.
- Electrically Insulating Spider Couplings: Some spider couplings are designed with electrically insulating materials to prevent electrical current transmission between shafts. These couplings are used in applications where electrical isolation is critical.
The choice of spider coupling type depends on factors such as torque requirements, misalignment compensation needed, operating conditions, and industry-specific requirements. Proper selection ensures optimal performance, extended equipment lifespan, and reduced maintenance needs.
editor by CX 2023-09-11