Joseph L. Foszcz , PE/CPE, Senior Editor, Plant Engineering Magazine

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Gears and Bearings August 1, 2000

Guide to shaft couplings

The basic function of a coupling is to connect two shafts, end-to-end, inline, for the purpose of transmitting torque or power from one shaft to another, causing both to rotate in unision. This article details the types, advantages and limitations of shaft couplings.

By Joseph L. Foszcz , PE/CPE, Senior Editor, Plant Engineering Magazine