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Item # 68514422256, Saga Hardware (Bolts & Washers)



    Saga is a general purpose, torsionally soft coupling with high tolerance to all forms of misalignment. The design features hexagonal or octagonal rubber donut-shaped elements with metal inserts positioned at each apex during the vulcanization process. These metal inserts carry actual bolts which fix the element to tines on cast, cylindrical hubs. Embedded inserts also have tines which connect with mating surfaces on hubs so that axial bolts can be easily torqued during assembly without twisting the rubber beyond the limits of its elasticity. The rubber between each apex is pre-compressed, so it is much more durable to the stresses arising from the various forms of misalignment and torsional vibrations.
    Note: A complete Saga coupling is comprised of 2 hubs, an elastomeric donut, and hardware.





Specifications  · Dimensional Data  · Dimensional Data of Related Coupling  · Performance Data  · Performance Data of Related Coupling  · Coupling Design  · Features  · Notes

Specifications

Description 

SAGA 26 BOLTS/WASHERS ST OF 6

Coupling Size

S26

Type

Torsional

Material

Steel

Style

Flexible

Application

Shaft-to-shaft

Weight

3.76 lb

Complete Coupling Weight

46.00 lb

# of Bolts

6


Dimensional Data

Bolt Size

3/4-10 x 4

Cubic inches

216.00000 in³


Dimensional Data of Related Coupling

Max. Bore (Dimensions ID1/ID2)

2.875 in
73
mm

Keyway Size

No Keyway

Outside Diameter

8.630 in

Overall Length

9.880 in

Length thru Bore

3.380 in

Set Screw Thread Size (Dimension T)

1/2-13

Dimension BC

6.200 in
157.48
mm

Dimension HD

4.590 in

Dimension L

2.250 in
57.15
mm


Performance Data

Grade

5

Bolt Grade

# 5


Performance Data of Related Coupling

Max. Speed

4000 rpm

Rated Torque for 1.0 Service Factor

5000.00 in·lb

Max. Shock Load

15000.00 in·lb

Recommended Torque (Wet)

200.00 ft·lb

Recommended Torque (Dry)

260.00 ft·lb

Moment of Inertia WR2

234.000 lb·in²

Specific Torsional Stiffness

6.76 in·lb/rad

Dynamic Torsional Stiffness

590.00 in·lb/deg
33805.00
in·lb/rad

Rated HP at 100 rpm for 1.0 Service Factor

7.93 hp


Coupling Design
Elastomeric Pre-compression Type
    Saga is a general purpose, torsionally soft coupling with high tolerance to all forms of misalignment. The design features hexagonal or octagonal rubber donut-shaped elements with metal inserts positioned at each apex during the vulcanization process. These metal inserts carry actual bolts which fix the element to tines on cast, cylindrical hubs. Embedded inserts also have tines which connect with mating surfaces on hubs so that axial bolts can be easily torqued during assembly without twisting the rubber beyond the limits of its elasticity. The rubber between each apex is precompressed, so it is much more durable to the stresses arising from the various forms of misalignment and torsional vibrations.

    While the Saga coupling is normally associated with shaft-to-shaft applications, adaptations for flange and flywheel mountings can be made. In addition, a floating shaft version for use in lieu of a universal joint drive shaft with separate torsional coupling is available. Its elements can also be stacked in series for use in applications with extreme transient or permanent parallel misalignment, or where torsional dynamics demand an extremely soft element for proper damping and/or vibratory decoupling. The rubber’s stiffness of 60 as measured against Shore A by durometer, covers the majority of such situations.




Features

Features 

  • No end thrust in misalignment position
  • Absorbs misalignment and shock
  • No axial reaction force to damage or accelerate wear in system bearings
  • Accepts constant angular misalignment of up to 3°
  • Parallel tolerance of 0.060 (1.5mm), while reaction force remains low
  • Lateral softness without complication, or sacrifice of performance or durability
  • Natural rubber can operate in temperatures from -60° to 200° F (-51° to 93° C)


Notes

Notes 

  • For applications requiring simultaneous angular and parallel misalignment, consult Lovejoy Engineering to ensure that heat generated from all three forms of stress do not exceed the coupling’s ability to dissipate heat.
  • For higher speeds, balancing may be necessary.
  • Standard bores available by 1/16 inch increments.
  • Some metric sizes also available as standard.


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