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Safety Elements for Mechanical Torque Limiters - June 2010

Andrew Lechner

The article "Safety Elements for Mechanical Torque Limiters" appeared in the June 2010 issue of Power Transmission Engineering.

Summary
The world of high horsepower drives often calls for mechanical design to be approached from different perspectives. As motors, gearboxes and machines increase in size, power density can become disproportionate from one driveline component to the next, emphasizing the need for more rugged, robust and compact equipment.

Keywords
torque limiters, couplings

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