Elastomer couplings are torsionally flexible and able to dampen vibrations and shocks effectively. Its structure is composed of three parts, thereby offering convenient axial installation. The compensation element is an elastomer spider with involute teeth, mounted under gentle, defined pretension in the halves of the coupling with concave transducers. This pretension ensures that the Jawflex allows a backlash-free torque transmission. The elastic teeth allow for recording radial, axial and angular shaft displacements. Additionally, the ring gear carries out an electrical insulation function through the material used.
By choosing the shore hardness of the elastomer spider used, the coupling stiffness factors and damping behaviour can be optimally adapted to the respective conditions of use of an application.