SOURCE: Stafford Manufacturing Corp.

Stafford Manufacturing Corp.

May 11, 2011 09:03 ET

Stafford Balancing Collar Solves Shaft Vibration Problems

WILMINGTON, MA--(Marketwire - May 11, 2011) - Stafford Manufacturing Corp. is introducing a new shaft balancing collar that provides a fast and simple way to resolve out-of-balance conditions causing vibration in drive systems without having to tear down the system which can create considerable downtime.

Stafford TrueBalance™ Shaft Collars feature two-piece construction and are supplied with five self-locking balancing set screws. Providing a simple solution for out-of-balance vibrating shafts, a user clamps the collar onto the shaft and adds set screws to offset the weight imbalance until satisfactory balance and smooth operation is achieved.

Allowing the offset of out-of-balance vibrating shafts without requiring system disassembly, Stafford TrueBalance™ Shaft Collars can be adjusted from 0.024 to 0.170 oz.-in. Machined from steel, standard shaft balancing collars are offered in 3/4" to 6" I.D. sizes and can be supplied as specials up to 12" I.D. Stainless steel is offered as a special.

Stafford TrueBalance™ Shaft Collars are priced from $ 19.80 (list), depending upon size and quantity. Pricing is provided upon request.

About Stafford Manufacturing
Founded in 1975, Stafford Manufacturing Corp. is a leading manufacturer of shaft collars, couplings, and specialized mechanical drive and structural components. In fact, the company is well recognized as a single source for all types of shaft collars and couplings including metrics. Their "Standard Series" features over 300 popular items which are in stock for immediate delivery, their "Signature Series" features premium quality collars and couplings manufactured in the USA, and their "Solution Series" with over 500 problem-solving components is a virtual mechanical design center for anyone involved in product and system development.

In addition to their over 3,300 catalog parts and first quality overstock parts, Stafford Manufacturing designs and manufactures problem-solving parts for leading OEMs, contract manufacturers, and numerous industrial distributors. Their well-engineered design solutions can be found in all types of equipment including conveyors, packaging machinery, processing equipment, recreational products, medical instruments, and consumer goods.

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