While metal shaft couplings are still normal, Abssac sees a market for a low cost plastics alternative, with two models of single piece, zero backlash couplings. Type UJ handles torques up to 8kg/cm through 8 degrees of angular misalignment. Type GJ is reinforced with glass fibre giving higher torsional stiffness, making it suitable for use with rotary encoders. Torques up to 35kg/cm can be transmitted through a maximum 12 degrees angular and 0.5mm parallel displacement. Overload failure is around twice maximum transmission torque. Both models come in bore sizes from 1.5mm to 12mm.
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