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Clutches & Couplings

Principles & Maintenance
by

Martin Swanser

on 9 October 2014

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Transcript of Clutches & Couplings

What is a Clutch actually doing?
The clutch is a way of enabling two shafts or rotating elements to be connected or disconnected while at rest or in relative motion.
Requirements/Brief-
To be able to handle the maximum torque of the system and be able to disengage completely to allow one shaft to move relative to the other
Some clutches allow movement in only one direction
There are three principles in the way power is transmitted from one shaft to another. . . . . .
1. Positive Engagement
2. Friction
3. Wedging Action
Which is which?
Activation of a clutch...
There are 4 main methods of operation
Mechanical
Pneumatic
Electrical
Hydraulic
Troubleshooting
Operating Symptoms
Slippage
Power loss
Overheating

Inspection Symptoms
Glazing
Wear
Breakage

Couplings
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