Product Description

Transmission Asserories Coupings Roller Chain Couplings

 

FEATURES
Manufactured according to relevant industrial standards 
Available in many sizes, ratings, and product types, including flexible shaft couplings and OK couplings 
Fabricated from a variety of high-grade steel 

BENEFITS
Several surface treatment processes protect against corrosion  
Customized products are available 
Large couplings withstand very high torque 
Flexible shaft couplings compensate for shaft misalignment

With more than 10 years in the power transmission industry, we are committed to the ongoing development and advancement of our products and services. Our focus on innovation is reflected in our continuously upgraded and modernized facilities, which allow us to meet the evolving needs of the market. Our state-of-the-art power transmission technology includes a selection of roller chain couplings that are ideal for a broad range of coupling applications. Our chain couplings are engineered to excel in any application you need, with exceptional flexibility, strength, and a surprisingly simple assembly.

ABOUT ROLLER CHAIN COUPLINGS
A roller chain coupling is a mechanical device composed of a double-strand roller chain and 2 modified sprockets. The design is simple and highly effective, despite its small size, and is composed of a robust chain and specially cut, hardened-tooth sprockets that allow a high amount of torque to be transmitted.

BENEFITS OF GIL’S ROLLER CHAIN COUPLINGS
COMPACT AND POWERFUL

In a roller chain coupling, torque is distributed across the combined mating surfaces of each of the chain and sprocket pitches, which allows the coupling to handle a high amount of torque for its size. The chain connects closely with the sprockets, for a highly compact and lightweight coupling that transmits torque with the utmost efficiency.

SAFE AND SMART
Our compact roller chain couplings are housed in an aluminum casing that clamps to the sprocket hubs and rotates with the body of the coupling without the need for bolts or other projections. The coupling chain itself is easy to install and remove using a single connecting pin, so you save on installation labor and downtime.

EASY ALIGNMENT
When working with shafts in a drive, traditional rigid couplings require extremely precise alignment between the coupled shafts. Roller chain couplings introduce much-needed flexibility with clearances both in the chain and between the chain and sprocket teeth. With this added mobility, even with minor misalignment, chain couplings can operate in a smooth and responsive manner, reducing the potential for overheating and wear common in more rigid coupling designs. The operation of roller chain couplings is less affected by unavoidable shaft expansion and contraction. The flexibility and easy alignment of the drive shafts, when using chain couplings, will save time and money on equipment repairs and replacements.

HOW TO INSTALL A ROLLER CHAIN COUPLING
Install oil seal to each hub
Adjust the alignment of the shafts and coupling components
Adjust the distance between the sprocket faces
Thoroughly lubricate the coupling chain
Install chain to couplings using a single-pin connecting link
Firmly close and fasten the cover of the coupling (optional, depending on operating conditions)

CHOOSE GIL FOR YOUR POWER TRANSMISSION NEEDS
To ensure optimal operation of low- or medium-speed, high-torque transmission applications, install GIL’s roller chain couplings. At GIL, we pride ourselves on providing the latest in power transmission technology. Our broad global presence allows us to serve customers almost anywhere in the world quickly and effectively.
 

Granville

Granville bearing manufacturer in the production of electric motor grade deep groove ball bearings, the company is committed to developing all kinds of precision radial ball bearings with an inner diameter of 2mm-100mm.

The factory covers an area of 58000 square meters, the company has advanced assembly lines and a perfect quality testing center. After more than 10 years of management and innovation, with more than 120 automatic production lines, various kinds of testing, and inspection instruments, with the annual production capacity of 160 million sets of reliable high precision quality bearings.
The comprehensive application of automation production lines is a premise to ensure product’s stable quality, what’s more, it is a mark that the enterprises improve to digital management modern high-tech manufacturer.

Seiko quality, the pursuit of excellence: the control and improvement of quality is the constant pursuit of Granville, in strict accordance with the system of the provisions of the quality of each process.
 

We strictly follow the core of quality management process control:

APQP: product quality advance plHangZhou
SPC: Statistical process control
MSA: Measurement system analysis
FMEA: Analysis of potential failure modes and consequences
PPAP: Production part approval procedure

In the factory testing laboratories, various bearing parts are examined in detail. The factory has its own professional bearing life tester, after bearing life and durability test, our bearings have the advantages of long service life, and high durability. We are keeping an introduction of the latest measurement and testing equipment. Quality procedures are based on extensive, repeatedly carried out product tests – both before inclusion in the range and after.

We manufacturing:

The Granville manufacturer takes her every effort in purchasing the most advanced bearing process equipment, automatic facilities are widely used in the factory and we keep investing to improve more.

Levels Applications Materials

We manufacture CZPT bearings, the advantage in manufacturing electric motor quality deep groove ball bearings up to ABEC-3, Z3-V3, ABEC-5 Z4-V4 level; A reliable production resource of high-quality repair parts for the CZPT operations of automotive and light truck manufacturers worldwide, over 1000 kits includes hub assemblies and 3 generations of wheel bearing designs; Granville foundry makes an extensive and full line of mounted bearing units and housings in industry-standard and custom configurations. Casting iron, ductile iron, stainless steel, and plastic materials are available.

Partnerships Reliable Supply-Chain:

Based on our experienced team and strict, effective supply chain management, Granville products deliver premium quality, and performance our customers have relied on for years. From a full range of bearings, mounted bearing units, power transmission products, and related markets around the world, we provide the industry’s most comprehensive range of qualified products available today.

Advantage Manufacturing Processesand Quality Control:

01 Heat Treatment

02 Centerless Grinding Machine 11200 (most advanced)

03 Automatic Production Lines for Raceway

04 Automatic Production Lines for Raceway

05 Ultrasonic Cleaning of Rings

06 Automatic Assembly

07 Ultrasonic Cleaning of Bearings

08 Automatic Greasing, Seals Pressing

09 Measurement of Bearing Vibration (Acceleration)

10 Measurement of Bearing Vibration (Speed)

11 Laser Marking

12 Automatic Packing

 

Q&A

*Could you make a brief introduction to your all series of products?
Yes, we stock and sell factory-warrantied mechanical, electrical, and fluid-driven equipment such as bearings, belts, drives, motors, gears, couplings, clutches and brakes, linear motion, and hydraulics and pneumatics.

*How about your sales group?
At Granville, we understand a competent team makes your job easier, so we have established a group of employees who represent our resourcefulness and commitment to working hard to make sure your unique challenges are handled right the first time.

*What’s your solutions for maximizing customers’ benefits?
Our goal is to have your stock requirements on-hand when you need them. Through our storeroom surveys, in-depth communication, and usage analysis, we can reduce your organization’s inventory cost, supply room costs, and turn-around time.

*What’s your shipping document and documents of payment?
Our usual practice is FOB ZheJiang & T/T, and we could adjust them for your requirements.

*What’s the most convenient way to get your free quotation?
Please contact Stacy with your requirements (or Copy the contents of the table and fill in it with your information)

RFQ for Free
Company Name:
Name: Mr./Mrs./Miss
Email:
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Quantity:
More Details:

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What are the safety considerations when using chain couplings?

When using chain couplings, it is important to consider several safety aspects to ensure the protection of personnel, equipment, and the overall system. Here are some key safety considerations when using chain couplings:

  • Proper Installation: Ensure that the chain coupling is correctly installed according to the manufacturer’s instructions. Improper installation can lead to misalignment, inadequate lubrication, or other issues that can compromise safety and performance.
  • Alignment and Maintenance: Regularly inspect and maintain the chain coupling to ensure proper alignment, lubrication, and tension. Misalignment or lack of maintenance can result in premature wear, excessive vibration, and potential coupling failure, posing safety risks.
  • Guarding: Consider implementing appropriate guarding measures to protect personnel from coming into contact with the rotating chain coupling components. This is particularly important in applications where there is a risk of entanglement or pinch points.
  • Lockout/Tagout: Follow proper lockout/tagout procedures when performing maintenance or repairs on machinery equipped with chain couplings. This ensures that the equipment is safely de-energized, preventing accidental startup or release of stored energy.
  • Load Capacity: Do not exceed the recommended load capacity of the chain coupling. Overloading the coupling can lead to excessive stress, premature failure, and potential hazards. Consider the dynamic loads, shock loads, and any transient conditions that the coupling may experience during operation.
  • Environmental Factors: Evaluate the operating environment and consider any specific safety considerations related to temperature, humidity, corrosive substances, or other environmental factors. Take appropriate measures such as using suitable materials or protective coatings to ensure the coupling’s integrity and safety.
  • Training and Awareness: Provide adequate training to personnel who operate or work near chain couplings. Ensure that they understand the potential hazards, safety procedures, and the importance of following manufacturer’s guidelines and industry best practices.
  • Emergency Stop: Implement an emergency stop system or device that can quickly halt the machinery in case of an emergency or imminent danger. This allows for immediate shutdown and can help prevent accidents or injuries.

It is essential to consult the manufacturer’s documentation, safety guidelines, and applicable industry standards to ensure compliance with the recommended safety practices for chain couplings. By prioritizing safety considerations, potential risks can be minimized, and the overall reliability and performance of the chain coupling system can be enhanced.

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How does misalignment affect chain couplings?

Misalignment in chain couplings can have detrimental effects on their performance and lifespan. Here are some ways in which misalignment can affect chain couplings:

  • Increase in Load: Misalignment puts additional load on the coupling components. When the shafts connected by the coupling are not properly aligned, the coupling must compensate for the angular, parallel, or axial misalignment. This increased load can lead to excessive stress and premature wear on the coupling components, such as sprockets, roller chain, and connecting pins.
  • Uneven Load Distribution: Misalignment can cause an uneven distribution of load across the coupling. As a result, some sections of the coupling experience higher stresses than others. This uneven load distribution can lead to localized wear and fatigue, reducing the overall strength and reliability of the coupling.
  • Reduced Power Transmission: Misalignment affects the efficiency of power transmission through the coupling. When the shafts are not properly aligned, there is increased friction and slippage between the roller chain and the sprockets. This slippage reduces the amount of power transferred from one shaft to another, resulting in a loss of efficiency and a decrease in the overall performance of the machinery or equipment.
  • Increased Wear: Misalignment can accelerate wear on the coupling components. The misalignment causes the roller chain to operate at an angle or with excessive tension, causing additional stress and wear on the chain links, sprocket teeth, and connecting pins. The increased wear can lead to chain elongation, loss of engagement with the sprockets, and ultimately, coupling failure.
  • Noise and Vibration: Misalignment often results in increased noise and vibration during operation. The misaligned coupling generates additional vibrations and impacts, leading to excessive noise and potential damage to the coupling and surrounding equipment. These vibrations can also propagate through the connected machinery, affecting its overall performance and reliability.

To mitigate the negative effects of misalignment, it is crucial to ensure proper alignment of the shafts and the chain coupling during installation and periodically check and adjust the alignment as needed. Proper alignment minimizes stress on the coupling components, maximizes power transmission efficiency, and extends the service life of the chain coupling.

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What are the advantages of using chain couplings?

  • Flexible and Reliable Connection: Chain couplings provide a flexible and reliable connection between rotating shafts. They can accommodate misalignment between the shafts, including angular, parallel, and axial misalignments. This flexibility helps to reduce stress on the shafts and bearings, resulting in smoother operation and extended equipment lifespan.

  • High Torque Capacity: Chain couplings are capable of transmitting high torque loads. The positive engagement between the sprocket teeth and the chain rollers allows for efficient power transfer, making them suitable for applications that require the transmission of substantial rotational forces.

  • Mechanical Protection: Chain couplings act as mechanical protection by providing a breakable link in the power transmission system. In case of sudden overloads or jams in the system, the chain can break, preventing damage to the machinery components. This feature helps to protect expensive equipment and minimizes downtime for repairs.

  • Misalignment Compensation: Chain couplings can compensate for misalignment between the connected shafts. They can tolerate angular misalignment, where the shafts are not perfectly aligned at an angle, parallel misalignment, where the shafts are offset from each other, and axial misalignment, which refers to displacement along the axis of the shafts. This ability to accommodate misalignment helps to prevent excessive stress and premature wear on the shafts and bearings.

  • Wide Range of Applications: Chain couplings are versatile and find applications in various industries and machinery. They are used in conveyors, pumps, crushers, mixers, industrial drives, and many other systems. The ability to handle different torque requirements, speed variations, and misalignment conditions makes chain couplings suitable for a wide range of power transmission needs.

  • Easy Maintenance: Chain couplings are relatively easy to maintain. Regular lubrication of the chain and sprockets helps to reduce friction and wear, ensuring smooth operation and extending the life of the coupling. Maintenance tasks such as chain tensioning and inspection can be carried out without requiring complex tools or specialized training.

In summary, the advantages of using chain couplings include their flexible and reliable connection, high torque capacity, ability to compensate for misalignment, mechanical protection, wide range of applications, and ease of maintenance. These features make chain couplings a preferred choice in various industries where efficient power transmission and reliable operation are vital.

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editor by CX 2023-09-05