1/4" x 8mm Flexible Coupling
Flexible couplings are used to transmit torque from a stepper motor to a lead screw, thus creating the movement in an actuator.
- 5 degree flexibility helps with misalignment
- Independent screw to lock shafts
- Can reduce vibration
What is Included
- (1) 5mm x 8mm Flexible Coupling
- Length: 25mm (.98")
- OD: 20mm (.79")
- Shaft: 1/4”mm x 8mm
- Color: Silver
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The very idea to have this coupling very flexible provides for a smoother rotation of the axis. Solves the problem on an axis being off by just a few micro meters, witch could potentially be problematic.
Use these on an x/y axis table for glove manufacturing. Operators occasionally "crash" the machine and the couplers hold up well.
Nice piece. Good quality.