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Para-Flex

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With a large installed base and over 50 years of proven performance, Dodge Para-Flex couplings have earned their “Problem Solver” reputation by providing reliable solutions in a wide range of industries and applications.  The Para-Flex element’s superior construction provides industry leading angular, parallel, and axial misalignment capabilities.  The flexible design of the Dodge Para-Flex element offers torsional softness that is instrumental in protecting connected equipment by damping vibrations and absorbing shock loads.  Available in a wide range of configurations and backed by an industry leading 5-year warranty, Para-Flex couplings will perform in the most difficult applications, while protecting installed equipment and increasing productivity.

Features

  • Maximum Bore: 11 inches [285 mm]
  • Maximum Torque: 453,000 in-lbs [51,180 Nm]
  • Types and sizes available:
    • TL – cast iron flanges utilizing standard Taper-Lock bushings, allowing for easy installation and removal
      • Sizes: PX40TL – PX320TL
    • QD – cast iron flanges utilizing standard QD bushings, allowing for easy installation and removal
      • Sizes: PX50QD – PX200QD
    • FBX – finished bore flanges made of high-strength ductile iron and bored to size off the shelf, featuring a 65° setscrew angle for superior holding power and quick, easy installation
      • 9 Sizes: PX40FBX – PX120FBX
    • BBS – offering the largest bore capacities of all Para-Flex products, these steel flanges are the perfect choice for high shock load and vibration applications
      • 13 Sizes: PX60BBS – PX320BBS
    • PS – spacer couplings that satisfy a wide range of shaft spacing distances, and feature factory assembled drop-out center assemblies for easy equipment maintenance
      • 12 Sizes: PS40 – PS200
    • High-Speed, Flywheel, Floating Shaft, and Mill Motor designs
  • Industry leading misalignment capabilities
  • “Problem Solver” element protects connected equipment by absorbing shock and damping vibration
  • Industry-leading 5-year limited warranty
  • No maintenance – non-lubricated design assures trouble-free operation
  • Third Party ATEX certification standard

common applications

  • Pumping
  • Compressors
  • Air Handling
  • Conveyors