Machine Design

Shaft-Locking Options

The new generation of timing belts produces higher torque at higher speed that requires stronger shaft connections.

The new generation of timing belts produces higher torque at higher speed that requires stronger shaft connections. Torque offers several shaft-locking options for its line of timing, variable-speed, V-ribbed, and companion pulley and roller chain sprockets including keyways, setscrews, D-bores, proprietary shaft-locking mechanisms, and collars. It's said the right locking mechanism reduces product costs through lower downtime, fewer equipment repairs, and reduced product loss.

Torque Transmission, 1246 High St., Fairport Harbor, OH 44077, (800) 544-6642, torquetrans.com

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