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Bellows Couplings


Quick Facts

  • Zero backlash, flexible shaft
  • High torque, excellent response
  • Absorbs angular and parallel misalignment and shaft endplay
  • Identical clockwise and counterclockwise rotation
  • Multiple bore and shaft connecting configurations

Product Overview

A three-piece design consisting of two aluminum hubs and a thin stainless steel bellows. Bellows couplings accommodate misalignment and feature a low-inertia, torsionally-stiff design that is capable of transmitting a moderate amount of torque.

Quick Reference Guide

Series CL6 CL14
Torque Range (Nm) 1.77-160 10-160
Bore Range (mm) 2-42 8-38
Max Speed (rpm) 4,000-28,000 4,500-8,000
Mounting Options Setscrew, Clamp Locking Assembly

Technical Data

Type Zero Backlash Torque rpm Inertia Torsional Stiffness Misalignment Electrically Isolated Cost
Parallel Angular Shaft Endplay
Bellows, Stainless Steel Yes High High Low High Moderate High High No Moderate

2D and 3D Images

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