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Jaw Coupling Manufacturers and Companies

IQS Directory provides an extensive list of jaw coupling manufacturers and suppliers. Utilize our website to review and source jaw coupling manufacturers with our easy-to-use features which allow you to locate jaw coupling companies that will design, engineer, and manufacture jaw coupling for your exact specifications. Our request for quote forms make it easy to connect with leading jaw coupling manufacturers. View company profiles, website links, locations, phone number, product videos, customer reviews, product specific news articles and other production information. We are a leading manufacturer directory who will connect you with the right manufacturers whether you are looking for polyurethane jaw couplings, steel couplings, or torque jaw couplings.

Leading Companies:

  • Bloomingdale, IL 630-980-1133

    DieQua prefers a consultative approach to determine the optimum solution for the specific jaw couplings you are looking for. While there is a lot of information on their website for your personal investigation, DieQua’s friendly & experienced team invites you to call them with your questions. It's through identifying YOUR unique needs that DieQua can be most effective.

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  • Michigan City, IN 219-872-9100

    KTR Corporation is a wholly owned and operated subsidiary of KTR Kupplungstechnik GmbH. Our extensive product line began over 50 years ago with the BoWex curved tooth gear and the ROTEX torsionally flexible jaw couplings. Today we have grown to 40 subsidiary companies in 21 countries, and over 15 complete coupling platforms.

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  • Downers Grove, IL 630-852-0500

    Resistant to oils, grease and many solvents our shaft couplings are the product that you have been searching for! All of our products are made of only the highest quality materials to ensure that they will last through all demanding applications. Our products will not let you down when it comes to excellent value and durability. We will have our staff work with you in order to find the coupling that will fit your requirements exactly. Contact us today for more information!

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  • Jacobus, PA 800-394-3466

    Coupling Corporation of America is a premier manufacturer of flexible shaft couplings (UltraFLEXX Couplings), flexible drive couplings, clutch couplings, universal joints and drive shafts. Our couplings are engineered for the most demanding applications. Go ahead, put them to the test.

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  • Bensenville, IL 630-521-9911

    R+W— the leading provider for quality shaft couplings. With the highest precision products available with the broadest variety of mechanical interface imaginable, R+W can meet your needs. Call R+W’s specialists for more information and get the ultimate connection. R+W’s focus is on DRIVE; Dynamic, Reliable, Innovative, Versatile & Expansive, to promote quality service.

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Jaw Couplings Industry Information

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Jaw Couplings

Jaw couplings are a type of compression coupling that control motion by transmitting torque and dampening vibrations that could cause damage to other system components. They are composed of a polyurethane-based elastomeric part called a spider that joins two hubs made of sintered metal, aluminum, standard steel, stainless steel, bronze or iron. These three parts are press fitted together with a jaw from each hub fitting into the elastomeric element's grooves.

Jaw couplings are resistant to oil, dirt, grease, sand and moisture and do not require any lubrication. One drawback of jaw couplings is that they lack misalignment capability. Unlike a bellows coupling which is flexible, jaw couplings will come apart if the axial motion is too great. Angular or parallel misalignment can cause it to bear loads that are higher than other similar couplings. Jaw couplings have the basic shape of a gear but are in fact quite different from gear couplings. Jaw couplings do not use the large blunt teeth to move or rotate as would be the case in a set of gears. Instead they provide interlocking action for the spider and hub, keeping the assembly together while providing effective vibration dampening. Jaw couplings are used as motor couplings for pumps, gear boxes, compressors, blowers, mixers and conveyers for industrial manufacturing applications.

The elastomeric element is often referred to as a spider because of its shape-circular with an even number of legs jutting out. It serves to dampen impulse loads and minimize shock to a motor. The polyurethane used can be either soft, which provides better vibration dampening, or hard, which gives the spider more strength. The elastomeric material that the spider is made out of is available in different degrees of hardness which gives the operator more control over how much vibration the coupling absorbs. It can be customized to the specific application. The hubs have curved jaws that interlock and reduce deformation of the spider which prevents backlash. These couplings are considered fail safe because if the spider malfunctions, the jaws of the two hubs interlock and create direct power transmission so the vehicle can shut down safely. Jaw couplings perform the best for applications that use a stop-and-go type of movement that also require accuracy. Varying amounts of vibration absorption have a direct effect on the length of settling time where the system pauses briefly to perform an action or movement quickly and precisely. If vibrations are mostly absorbed then the system does not have to hesitate before performing an action which increases the speed of the line. Jaw couplings are accurate while still; they are not optimal for applications in which precise movements are required during movement.

Jaw Couplings
Jaw Couplings
Jaw Couplings - Lovejoy, Inc.
Jaw Couplings - Lovejoy, Inc.