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Quick clamping shaft collars for easy installation

Quick clamping shaft collars for easy installation
Ruland has announced that it has started supplying quick clamping shaft collars with clamping levers. These adjustable levers mate a Ruland metric and international series inch shaft collar to a specially designed clamping lever, creating a shaft collar that requires no tools to install, remove, or reposition.
14th November 2019

Quick clamping shaft collars with clamping lever

Quick clamping shaft collars with clamping lever
Ruland now supplies quick clamping shaft collars with clamping levers. These adjustable levers mate a Ruland metric and international series inch shaft collar to a specially designed clamping lever, creating a shaft collar that requires no tools to install, remove, or reposition.
20th September 2019

Left hand threaded shaft collars

Left hand threaded shaft collars
Ruland has expanded its offering of threaded shaft collars by adding inch and metric left hand threaded styles to give designers more flexibility to work with standard off the shelf components. They are available in one and two piece clamp styles in steel and stainless steel with bore sizes ranging from 0.2 to 2.25” and four to 30mm.
29th August 2018


Rigid couplings for mixers

Rigid couplings for mixers
  One of the most common industrial applications are mixers, as they feature a motor coupled to a paddle or propeller. While the connection is simple, mixers can be used in chemical, food, paint, adhesive and other industries complicating coupling selection.
26th April 2018

Mountable shaft collars can be used in a wide varirty of applications

Mountable shaft collars can be used in a wide varirty of applications
A new line of mountable shaft collars with flats and tapped holes or tapped holes only in the outer diameter, have been released by Ruland, which allow for easy mounting of shaft collars to each other or adjacent assemblies. Clamp style designs are used allowing for benefits such as not marring the shaft, indefinite adjustability, and high holding power.
15th January 2018

Zero-backlash jaw couplings designed for precision conveyors

Zero-backlash jaw couplings designed for precision conveyors
With a balanced design and accommodating all forms of misalignment, the Ruland zero-backlash jaw couplings have a high dampening capability, making them a suitable fit for precision conveyors with frequent starts and stops. These conveyor applications are often found on equipment used in semiconductor, solar, optical inspection, and medical automation. Jaw couplings offer system designers a wide range of sizes and performance characteristics to fit their application requirements.
17th July 2017

Shaft collars designed for all machine tools

Shaft collars designed for all machine tools
Offering over 2,500 standard shaft collars, Ruland Manufacturing aims to match the varied needs of machine tool manufacturers. Machine tool manufacturers require round bore, threaded, and bearing locknut type shaft collars to meet the diverse needs of mills, lathes, bar feeders, coilers and other CNC controlled equipment. 
24th May 2017

Oldham couplings for actuator driven systems

Oldham couplings for actuator driven systems
Ruland Manufacturing presents Oldham couplings for actuator driven systems. The Oldham couplings are zero-backlash, have a balanced design, and high parallel misalignment capabilities, making them a suitable fit for screw driven actuator applications. The three-piece design allows designers to easily couple an actuator and motor that have keyed or keyless shafts with inch or metric bores.
24th March 2017

Metric rigid couplings with step bores

Metric rigid couplings with step bores
The line of rigid couplings from Ruland has been expanded to include metric sizes with step bores. Giving equipment manufacturers designing precision servo driven systems or shaft-to-shaft connections a wider range of standard in-stock products to choose from, these couplings are available in one- and two-piece clamp styles with or without keyways for superior fit and holding power.
3rd October 2016

Beam couplings for motors

Beam couplings for motors
Ruland beam couplings are designed to couple stepper and servo motors to encoders, lead screws, and light duty actuators in a variety of industries. They are zero-backlash, have high torsional stiffness, accommodate all forms of misalignment and have a balanced design creating a highly accurate and flexible coupling.
8th June 2016

Oldham couplings for conveyor systems

Oldham couplings for conveyor systems
Oldham couplings from Ruland are zero-backlash, have a balanced design, accommodate large parallel misalignment, and are highly versatile, making them an ideal fit for precise positioning and general industrial conveyor systems. They also facilitate easy disassembly of rollers to allow for cleaning, replacement and general maintenance.
16th February 2016

Zero-backlash jaw couplings for optical inspection systems

Zero-backlash jaw couplings for optical inspection systems
Stop-and-go optical inspection systems often have aggressive acceleration/deceleration profiles that generate vibration and high torque values. The dampening characteristics of Ruland zero-backlash jaw couplings reduce settling time and shock loads resulting in more accurate system performance and decreased component wear.
3rd December 2015

Ruland and Acorn form partnership in UK market

Ruland and Acorn form partnership in UK market
  Ruland Manufacturing has entered into a distribution agreement with Acorn Industrial Services to supply Ruland shaft collars and couplings to the UK market. Acorn Industrial Services has been serving the power transmission needs of the UK market for over thirty years.
22nd October 2015

Thin line shaft collars for encoders

Thin line shaft collars for encoders
Encoders often require a custom shaft collar to meet their size and performance requirements. Ruland has designed thin line shaft collars with a narrow profile and reduced weight to meet the requirements of encoder applications in a standard product line.
3rd September 2015

Beam couplings have zero backlash & high torsional stiffness

Beam couplings have zero backlash & high torsional stiffness
Ruland beam couplings are zero backlash, have high torsional stiffness and accommodate misalignment, making them well suited for encoder, tachometer, and light duty power transmission applications commonly found in medical equipment. They offer low inertia, light bearing loads, and a balanced design for reduced vibration at higher speeds.
3rd September 2014

Beam couplings for encoder feedback systems

Beam couplings for encoder feedback systems
Ruland Manufacturing unveils P and MW Series beam couplings offer high misalignment capabilities with low bearing loads. Machined from a single piece of aluminum or stainless steel, these couplings feature two sets of two spiral cuts for increased torsional rigidity, accuracy, and repeatability compared to single beam couplings.
14th June 2013

New from Ruland! Washdown shaft collars

New from Ruland! Washdown shaft collars
Ruland has developed a new shaft collar for high pressure washdown applications. Washdown shaft collars are a patent pending design containing a 303 stainless steel shaft collar, male and female shrouds made from FDA compliant materials, and three O-rings with FDA compliant lubrication. They are ideally suited for highly corrosive washdown applications found in food processing, packaging, and medical industries.
22nd April 2013

Quick clamping shaft collars in larger bore sizes from Ruland

Quick clamping shaft collars in larger bore sizes from Ruland
Ruland Manufacturing has expanded its quick clamping shaft collar line to accommodate sizes up to 3 inches and 75 mm. They are designed for light duty stationary or low-RPM applications that require quick positioning adjustments or frequent set up changes where the use of tools is not practical.
5th March 2013

Clamp style shaft collars from Ruland

Clamp style shaft collars from Ruland
Shaft collars are one of the most versatile machine components with a variety of uses including positioning, guiding, stopping, clamping, and spacing. To overcome common problems with set screw shaft collars, Ruland offers one-piece, two-piece, and quick clamp style shaft collars.
20th September 2012

Zero backlash jaw couplings for machine vision systems

Zero backlash jaw couplings for machine vision systems
Ruland offers zero backlash jaw couplings for the demanding requirements of start and stop machine vision systems used in industries such as semiconductor, medical, solar, and packaging. The dampening characteristics of Ruland’s jaw couplings reduce settling time and shock loads, making them ideal for these environments.
16th July 2012


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