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HBE spider couplings - SOFTEX®

Industry standard electric motor shaft couplings available in Aluminium, Cast Iron, Sintered Steel, Carbon Steel and Stainless Steel. Large stock programme includes metric, imperial, taper and spline bores. ATEX compliant to Zone 1.

SOFTEX® -Standard couplings

  • Axially pluggable, torsionally flexible & maintenance-free
  • Vibration reducing
  • Machined all over for compact design, giving good dynamic properties & low flywheel effects
  • Available hub materials: Aluminium, cast iron (EN-GJL-250, spheroidal cast iron (EN-GJS-400-15), sintered steel and steel
  • Different elastomer hardness of the spider inserts for increased torque or wider temperature range
  • Bore diameter: parallel bores with keyway (metric/imperial sizes), tapered or splined according to DIN & SAE standards

SOFTEX® - FA Flange Couplings

  • Flange hubs for heavy machinery
  • All sizes are unmachined on the flange side and available ready for assembly
  • 2 flanges can be combined or FA flange with standard Softex® hub
  • Material: Cast Iron (EN-GJL-250)

SOFTEX® - TL with Taper Bush

  • For all mechanical drive applications
  • Friction-locked shaft/hub connections
  • Coupling types TL 1/1; TL 2/2 and TL 1/2 possible
  • Coupling hubs TL 2 axially separable
  • For application with all standard taper bushes

SOFTEX® - ES Backlash-free Couplings

  • Zero backlash shaft connection
  • Material: Hubs made of aluminium
  • Different elastomer hardness of the spider inserts for increased torque or wider temperature range
  • Axailly pluggable – simple blind mounting & maintenance-free
  • Machined all over for compact design, providing good dynamic properties & low flywheel effects
  • Available for all usual shaft dimensions
  • Finish bores acc. to ISO limit and fit H7 (clamp hub F7) keyway from Ø 6 according to DIN 6885 P.1-JS9