Torque limiters are a type of torque-limiting safety device that offers protection against accidental mechanical overload, making them ideal for use in a wide range of high speed industrial and mechanical applications. Torque limiters help to reduce production downtime by limiting the maximum load from a drive, whilst offering torque control, high speed, reliability, easy fitting and adjustment.
Torque limiters are available in a wide range of sizes and types to suit numerous applications. Common types include:
Torque limiters are used in a variety of applications that feature machine drives using toothed, v-belt pulleys or sprockets. You are likely to find torque limiters in areas such as: