Industrial SU Kind
The SU Variety coupling has a single flex plane with two hubs plus a single disc pack. It can be appropriate for angular and axial misalignment only. Two SU couplings are often mixed with a shaft
for making a floating shaft coupling. The shaft can be hollow for long light weight floating shaft couplings.
Industrial SX Kind
That is the conventional coupling type that includes two hubs, a stock length spacer developed to meet marketplace common lengths, and two unitized disc packs. The coupling has two flex planes, one at every disc pack, making it possible for this coupling to accommodate parallel, angular, and axial misalignment with specified limits. The coupling is obtainable in 6 and 8 bolt styles and bore sizes as much as 13 inches (330mm) to the greatest dimension. Customized spacer lengths might be produced to meet distinctive shaft separations required for precise applications. The SX coupling might be fitted with overload bushings to safeguard the disc packs in in excess of torque disorders and might act as an anti-flail device. SX couplings are assembled on the time of installation around the products the place the coupling will be in support.
Industrial DI Form
The DI Style coupling has a “Drop-In” spacer assembly that may be assembled with the factory. The coupling includes two hubs plus a spacer assembly comprising of the spacer, two unitized disc packs, and two guard rings. The disc packs are bolted towards the spacer and guard rings on the factory using the torque values advised by Lovejoy for the disc pack bolts. With all the hubs mounted over the shafts, the entire disc pack assembly is usually “Dropped In” area involving the two hubs. The hubs are piloted to ensure appropriate centering of the spacer assembly. This piloting serves as an anti-flail function and aids inside the coupling’s capacity to meet the stability specifications mandated by API. This type coupling is created to meet the balance and anti-flail demands specified in API-610.
Oversized, or Jumbo, hubs are available for use with all the DI Kind coupling to permit for larger bore sizes on most DI coupling sizes. This allows to the utilization of smaller sized DI couplings in applications where a smaller size coupling can still accommodate the application torque.
Industrial SXC Kind
The SXC Style could be the shut coupled variation in the SX Style coupling. The SXC is just like the SX coupling in that the disc packs are attached when the coupling is put in. Inside the close coupled units, the hubs are turned inward and therefore are mounted inside the spacer. Note that with the hubs inside the spacer, the maximum bore allowed in the hub will probably be decreased. The SXC couplings might be utilized with one or the two hubs turned outward to permit the coupling to accommodate various shaft separations.
Industrial SXCS and SXCST Sorts
The SXCS and SXCST Styles have split spacers and the disc packs is often serviced or removed without the need of moving the hubs over the shafts and without having moving the equipment. The SXCS Type has the bolts that connect the hubs to the split spacer set up in the ends with the couplings. The SXCST have the bolts set up from within the spacer pointing outward in direction of the hubs.
Supplemental Types