Back to basics: How to select and install jaw couplings

Jaw couplings are a popular choice for connecting large industrial machines such as pumps, blowers, compressors and mixers in mechanical power transmission assemblies. The secret to widespread popularity of jaw couplings, according to CBC Australia’s National Product Manager for Power Transmission, Troy Markland, lies in their versatility and robustness.

“Jaw couplings are designed to provide a great level of flexibility. The spider element between the toothed elements offers a capacity to flex, which gives the jaw coupling its ability to counter misalignment and absorb accidental shock loads,”
Troy explains.
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