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Couplings : Flexible Shaft Couplings

Couplings are mechanical fasteners, usually used to join two pieces of a shaft together for the purpose of driving rotating equipment. Many shaft coupling are designed for tight tolerances and require very accurate shaft alignment. Flexible shaft coupling are specifically designed to allow for slight shaft misalignment in the axial, radial and angular directions. There are many different types of flexible shaft couplings, designed for specific applications and alignment tolerances.