Climax Keyless Rigid Couplings provide a superior solution for shaft mounted hydraulic motors and gearboxes over traditional approaches in timber conveying applications.
Traditional methods used to shaft mount hydraulic motors and/or gearboxes in conveyor application such as wood chippers; include the need for brackets and expensive structures to support the motor. Failure to properly align shafts in these applications can lead to premature coupling failure. Additionally, misalignment can lead to hydraulic motor leaks and total bearing failures due to inordinate facial loads on the motor bearings, resulting in maintenance issues and downtime consequently affecting production and profitability. Even when these components are properly aligned these connections are subjected to outside elements that can affect alignment.
Climax C600 Series keyless rigid couplings provide the desired high torque and bending capacity required for conveyor applications thus eliminating bearing and motor failure. Shaft mounting the drive ensures that shafts are in perfect alignment, removing the chance of hydraulic motor leaks and total bearing failures. By eliminating the need for brackets and expensive structuring, KLDs provide for easy installation and removal when maintenance is required. Containing no flexible elements, keyless rigid couplings save maintenance costs and eliminate excessive downtime.
Climax carries an extensive inventory of KLDs with the capability to engineer custom designs to fit any application challenge.
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