China high quality Oldham Type Coupling Cross Sliding Clamp Coupling Ghc-32X45 oldham coupling

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GHC Oldham type coupling cross sliding clamp coupling


Description of
 GHC Oldham type coupling cross sliding clamp coupling
>The colloid material is imported PA66, which has good wear resistance, corrosion resistance and electrical insulation
>Sliding design can compensate radial and angular deviation more effectively
>Detachable design, easy to install
>Fastening method of clamping screw

Dimensions of GHC Oldham type coupling cross sliding clamp coupling

model parameter common bore diameter d1,d2 ΦD L LF LP F M tightening screw torque
(N.M)
GHC-16X21 4,5,6,6.35 16 21 8.6 11.6 2.5 M2.5 1
GHC-16X30 4,5,6,6.35 16 30 13.1 11.6 3 M2.5 1
GHC-20X22 5,6,6.35,7,8 20 22 8.6 12.7 2.5 M2.5 1
GHC-20×33 5,6,6.35,7,8 20 33 14.1 12.7 3 M2.5 1
GHC-25×28 5,6,6.35,8,9,9.525,10,11,12 25 28 11.7 16.65 3 M3 1.5
GHC-25X39 5,6,6.35,8,9,9.525,10,11,12 25 39 17.2 16.65 4.2 M3 1.5
GHC-32X33 5,6,8,9,9.525,10,11,12.12.7,14,15,16 32 33 14 19.5 3 M4 2.5
GHC-32X45 5,6,8,9,9.525,10,11,12,12.7,14,15,16 32 45 20 19.5 4.5 M4 2.5
GHC-40X50 8,9,9.525,10,11,12,14,15,16,17,18,19 40 50 23 18.4 7 M5 7
GHC-45X46 8,9,9.525,10,11,12,14,15,16,17,18,19,20,22 45 46 21 18.4 7 M5 7
GHC-50X53 10,11,12.7,14,15,16,17,18,19,20,22,24 50 53 24 15 7.5 M6 12
GHC-50X58 10,11,12.7,14,15,16,17,18,19,20,22,24 50 58 26.5 17.5 8 M6 12
GHC-55X57 10,11,12.7,14,15,16,17,18,19,20,22,24,25,28,30,32 55 57 26 17.5 7.8 M6 12
GHC-63X71 14,15,16,17,18,19,20,22,24,25,28,30,32 63 71 33 24 10 M8 20
GHC-70X77 14,15,16,17,18,19,20,22,24,25,28,30,32,35,38 70 77 29.5 25 12 M8 20

  

model parameter Rated torque
(N.M)*
allowable eccentricity
(mm)*
allowable deflection angle
(°)*
allowable axial deviation
(mm)*
maximum speed
rpm
static torsional stiffness
(N.M/rad)
moment of inertia
(Kg.M2)
Material of shaft sleeve Material of shrapnel surface treatment weight
(g)
GHC-16X21 0.7 0.8 3 ±0.2 8500 30 5.5×10-7 High strength aluminum alloy P A 6 6 Anodizing treatment 8
GHC-16X30 0.7 0.8 3 ±0.2 9000 30 5.9×10-7 12
GHC-20X22 1.2 1.2 3 ±0.2 6500 58 1.3×10-6 13
GHC-20×33 1.2 1.2 3 ±0.2 7000 58 1.5×10-6 19
GHC-25X28 2 1.6 3 ±0.2 5500 130 4.0×10-6 24
GHC-25X39 22 1.6 3 ±0.2 6000 130 4.5×10-6 35
GHC-32X33 4.5 2 3 ±0.2 4500 270 1.3×10-5 48
GHC-32X45 4.5 2 3 ±0.2 4800 270 1.5×10-5 67
GHC-40X50 9 2.4 3 ±0.2 3600 520 4.2×10-5 114
GHC-45X46 12 2.5 3 ±0.2 3500 800 4.5×10-5 140
GHC-50X53 19 2.6 3 ±0.2 3000 800 1.0×10-4 190
GHC-50X58 19 3 3 ±0.2 3000 800 1.1×10-4 215
GHC-55X57 25 3.2 3 ±0.2 3000 900 1.3×10-5 260
GHC-63X71 33 3 3 ±0.2 2550 1200 3.5×10-4 455
GHC-70X77 56 3.5 3 ±0.2 2500 1260 4.1×10-5 520

 

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What are the Potential Limitations or Drawbacks of Using an Oldham Coupling?

While Oldham couplings offer numerous advantages, they also have some limitations and drawbacks that should be considered when selecting a coupling for a specific application:

1. Limited Misalignment Capacity: Oldham couplings can only accommodate small amounts of angular and axial misalignment between the shafts. They are not suitable for applications with high levels of misalignment as excessive misalignment can lead to premature wear and failure of the center disc.

2. Speed Limitations: Oldham couplings are generally not recommended for high-speed applications. The flexible center disc has a maximum speed limit, and exceeding this limit can cause the disc to fatigue and fail over time.

3. Temperature Sensitivity: The performance of Oldham couplings can be affected by temperature fluctuations. Extreme temperatures can impact the flexibility and integrity of the center disc material, leading to reduced coupling performance.

4. Backlash in High-Precision Systems: While Oldham couplings minimize backlash compared to some other couplings, they may still have some inherent clearance between the hubs and the center disc, leading to a slight amount of backlash. In ultra-high-precision systems, this slight backlash may be a concern.

5. Material Compatibility: The material used for the center disc must be chosen carefully to ensure compatibility with the specific application’s environment and the media being conveyed. Some aggressive chemicals or harsh environments may degrade the material over time.

6. Maintenance: Oldham couplings require periodic inspection and maintenance to ensure proper functioning. The center disc may wear out over time and need replacement, especially in applications with high torque or frequent start-stop cycles.

Despite these limitations, Oldham couplings remain a popular choice in many applications due to their vibration reduction, backlash minimization, and moderate misalignment compensation capabilities. However, it is essential to carefully assess the specific requirements of the application and consider the potential drawbacks before selecting an Oldham coupling.

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Differences Between Oldham Couplings and Other Types of Flexible Couplings

Oldham couplings are a type of flexible coupling used in mechanical systems to transmit torque between two shafts. Here are some key differences between Oldham couplings and other types of flexible couplings:

  • Mechanism of Torque Transmission: Oldham couplings use a sliding motion between the center disc and the hubs to transmit torque. The center disc has slots that engage with pins on the hubs, allowing for torque transmission while accommodating misalignment. In contrast, other flexible couplings, such as jaw couplings or beam couplings, typically use elastic materials or flexible elements like rubber or springs to transmit torque.
  • Misalignment Compensation: Oldham couplings are specifically designed to handle angular misalignment between shafts. They can accommodate parallel misalignment to a limited extent but are not well-suited for axial misalignment. Other flexible couplings like beam couplings or bellows couplings may offer more comprehensive misalignment compensation, including axial misalignment.
  • Backlash: Oldham couplings have a small amount of backlash due to the clearance between the center disc and the hubs. This backlash can be beneficial in some applications to reduce shock loads and vibrations. However, other flexible couplings like beam couplings or jaw couplings may have minimal or zero backlash.
  • Construction and Materials: Oldham couplings are typically made of materials like aluminum for the hubs and center disc, and acetal or other plastics for the center disc’s sliding parts. Other flexible couplings come in various materials, including aluminum, stainless steel, elastomers, and composite materials, depending on the application’s requirements.
  • Operating Speed: Oldham couplings are suitable for moderate to high rotational speeds, but their speed limitations depend on the material and design. Some other flexible couplings, such as bellows couplings, can handle even higher speeds due to their construction.
  • Applications: Oldham couplings are commonly used in applications that require moderate torque transmission and angular misalignment compensation, such as pumps, packaging machines, and automation equipment. Other flexible couplings are used in a wide range of applications, including motion control systems, robotics, aerospace, and automotive industries, where specific coupling characteristics are needed.

Choosing the right flexible coupling depends on the specific requirements of the application, including torque, misalignment, speed, space constraints, and environmental conditions. Engineers and designers should carefully consider these factors to select the most appropriate coupling for their mechanical system.

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How an Oldham Coupling Accommodates Misalignment Between Shafts

An Oldham coupling accommodates misalignment between shafts through its unique design, which consists of three main components:

  1. Two Hubs: Each hub is attached to the shaft of the connected equipment. The hubs have a series of slots around their circumference.
  2. Middle Block: The middle block fits between the two hubs and has perpendicular slots on its inner diameter. It connects the two hubs while allowing relative movement between them.

When the shafts experience angular or axial misalignment, the middle block slides within the slots of both hubs. The perpendicular slots on the middle block engage with the slots on the hubs, creating a parallelogram linkage.

This parallelogram linkage allows the Oldham coupling to compensate for angular misalignment by enabling the hubs to rotate independently about their own axes. The sliding action of the middle block accommodates axial misalignment by allowing the hubs to move slightly closer or farther apart.

The use of sliding contact instead of direct physical contact between the hubs minimizes friction, backlash, and wear, making the Oldham coupling an efficient and reliable method for transmitting torque while accommodating misalignment.

Overall, the Oldham coupling’s ability to handle both angular and axial misalignment ensures smooth and precise torque transmission between shafts, reducing stress on connected equipment and extending the lifespan of mechanical components.

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editor by CX 2023-10-08