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Effectiveness, safety, customization, profitability – the diverse and complex requirements in drive and damping technology are constantly increasing and changing. How do development engineers approach them? What specific solutions do they create for different industrial and technological sectors? How are pioneering innovations successfully achieved that provide real added value? We discuss this and much more in our The Engineer's Blog.

Video: Benefits of Keyless vs. Keyed Shaft-Hub-Connections

Keyed connection, connection with Shrink Disc, connection with Locking Assembly

Keyed shaft connections are common, but they have their shortcomings. In reciprocating applications, keyways tend to concentrate stresses around the key – leading to wear and possible failure. Fortunately, you have two alternatives that offer an even distribution of locking forces.

Video: How to install RINGFEDER Shrink Discs

In this video we provide you with a simple step-by-step guide on how to install and remove our Shrink Discs. The process is quick and easy:

Video: How To Use RINGFEDER Shrink Discs

Shrink Discs are simple but high-force shaft-to-hub connections that eliminate failure-prone keyed connections - making them a great choice for a large variety of light- and heavy-duty applications.

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