Product Description

Introduction of magnetic shaft coupling

Magnetic shaft coupling is a new kind of coupling, which connects motor and machine by permanent magnetic force. 

They are consisted of external rotor, internal rotor and isolating covers.

They work in the sealed magnetic drive pumps, which transporting volatile, flammable, explosive and toxic solutions with no leakage. 

These magnetic shaft couplings can be used to connect gear pumps , screw pumps, centrifugal pumps, etc. with all types of electric motor or gear box. 

Magnetic shaft coupling are widely used in various industries and fields, such as chemical, papermaking, foodstuff, pharmacy, and so on. 

Advantages of magnetic shaft coupling

» Elimination of fluid leakage from the pump shaft.

» Vibrations are not transmitted to the pump.

» No maintenance required for magnetic couplings.

» Using magnetic couplings allows use of standard pumps without expensive mechanical seals.

» No additional cost for purchasing mechanical seal spare parts and maintenance.

 

Technical drawing of magnetic shaft coupling

Specification of magnetic shaft coupling

Item Internal Rotor(mm) External Rotor(mm) Isolating Covering(mm)
A B C D E F G Shaft Pin H I J L N M P Q R S T U
GME03-3LM00 Φ35 Φ10 26 18 M6X12 Φ42 Φ60 Φ50 46 6-M4 Φ40 Φ50 4-Φ5.4 Φ38 Φ60 6 6
GME03-5MM00 Φ42 Φ12 27 4 18 13.8 M6X16 Φ49 Φ72 Φ60 46 4-Φ6.7 Φ52 Φ60 4-Φ6.7 Φ44 Φ74 8 8
GME03-16LM00 Φ56 Φ12 45 4 25 13.8 M6X16 Φ63 Φ89 Φ80 75 6-M5 Φ70 Φ75 4-Φ6.7 Φ58 Φ89 8 8
GME03-16LM01 Φ56 Φ12 45 4 25 13.8 M6X16 Φ63 Φ89 Φ80 75 4-M5 Φ70 Φ75 4-Φ6.7 Φ58 Φ89 6 10
GME03-16MM00 Φ56 Φ12 45 4 25 13.8 M6X16 Φ63 Φ89 Φ80 75 6-M5 Φ70 Φ75 4-Φ6.7 Φ58 Φ89 8 8
GME03-22LM00 Φ88 Φ20 29 6 25 22.8 M8X20 Φ97 Φ122 Φ110 70 8-M6 Φ98 Φ108 6-Φ6.7 Φ91 Φ122 8 8
GME03-30LM00 Φ88 Φ20 48 6 30 22.8 M8X20 Φ97 Φ122 Φ110 81 8-M6 Φ98 Φ108 6-Φ6.7 Φ91 Φ122 8 8
GME03-40LM00 Φ101 Φ25 49 8 28 28.3 M10X20 Φ109 Φ140 Φ124 83 8-M8 Φ110 Φ126 8-Φ6.7 Φ103 Φ140 12 6
GME03-50LM00 Φ107 Φ20 70 6 30 22.8 M6X16 Φ113.4 Φ145 Φ135 80 4-M6 Φ126 Φ133 12-Φ8.7 Φ109 Φ153 12 15
GME03-65LM00 Φ101 Φ25 77 8 45 28.3 M10X20 Φ109 Φ140 Φ124 111 8-M8 Φ110 Φ126 8-Φ6.7 Φ103 Φ140 12 6
GME03-80LM00 Φ106 Φ32 65 10 21 36.5 M6X25 Φ115 Φ145 Φ135 82 4-M6 Φ127 Φ135 6-Φ8.7 Φ110 Φ153 13 18
GME03-80LM00 Φ141 Φ92 Φ40 65 12 45 43.3 M12X25 Φ152 Φ180 Φ168 100 8-M8 Φ154 Φ164 8-Φ6.7 Φ145 Φ180 12 8
GME03-100LM00 Φ131 Φ82 Φ32 80 10 24.5 35.3 M8X35 Φ139 Φ170 Φ160 100 4-M6 Φ152 Φ158 8-Φ8.7 Φ133 Φ178 14 21
GME03-110LH00 Φ141 Φ92 Φ40 85 10 50 43.3 M12X25 Φ152 Φ184 Φ168 115 12-M8 Φ156 Φ164 12-Φ6.7 Φ145 Φ180 12 3
GME03-110LM00 Φ141 Φ92 Φ35 80 10 55 38.3 M12X25 Φ152 Φ180 Φ168 115 12-M8 Φ154 Φ164 12-Φ6.7 Φ145 Φ180 12 3
GME03-140LM00 Φ141 Φ92 Φ40 110 12 80 43.3 M12X25 Φ152 Φ190 Φ170 145 12-M10 Φ154 Φ164 12-Φ6.7 Φ145 Φ180 12 3
GME03-180LM00 Φ141 Φ92 Φ40 140 12 95 43.3 M12X25 Φ152 Φ190 Φ170 175 12-M10 Φ154 Φ164 12-Φ6.7 Φ145 Φ180 12 3
GME03-220LM00 Φ141 Φ92 Φ48 160 14 110 51.8 M12X25 Φ152 Φ190 Φ170 195 12-M10 Φ154 Φ164 12-Φ6.7 Φ145 Φ180 12 3
GME03-300LM00 Φ162 Φ65 100 18 60 69.4   Φ170 Φ198 Φ188 123 12-M6 Φ180 Φ192 12-Φ11 Φ163.5 Φ218 16 10
GME03-400LH00 Φ195 Φ70 127 20 107 79.9 M12X25 Φ203 Φ234 Φ222 152 6-M6 Φ212 Φ164 12-Φ11 Φ198 Φ278 16 22

Application of magnetic shaft coupling

The ability to hermetically separate 2 areas whilst continuing to transmit mechanical power from one to the other makes these couplings ideal for applications where prevention of cross contamination is essential. For instance: hydraulic sectors, dosing systems, compressors, sterilizers, industrial ovens, biotechnology, subsea equipment, pharmaceutical industry, chemical industry, food industry, generators and mixers.

 

 

 

Operation principles of magnetic shaft coupling

The magnetic coupling works by using the power generated by permanent magnets. No external power supply is needed. These are permanent magnets not electro magnets.

 

Packing Method of magnetic shaft coupling

Double strength corrugated Carton and Wood case Sea Packing.

 

 

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Torque and Speed Limitations of Magnetic Couplings for Different Sizes and Applications

The torque and speed limitations of magnetic couplings depend on various factors, including the size of the coupling and the specific application requirements. Here’s a general overview of these limitations:

  • Torque Limitations:

    The torque capacity of a magnetic coupling is influenced by the strength of the magnets used, the size of the coupling, and the materials chosen for the rotor and containment shell. Larger magnetic couplings with stronger magnets and robust materials can handle higher torque requirements.

  • Size and Application:

    The size of the magnetic coupling plays a crucial role in determining its torque capacity. Smaller couplings are typically used in low-torque applications, such as laboratory equipment or small pumps. In contrast, larger couplings can handle higher torque demands, making them suitable for industrial-scale pumps and agitators.

  • Speed Limitations:

    The maximum speed at which a magnetic coupling can operate depends on several factors, including the rotational speed of the driving and driven shafts and the design of the coupling. High-speed applications, such as centrifugal pumps, require magnetic couplings designed to minimize eddy current losses and ensure stable performance at elevated speeds.

  • Specialized Applications:

    Some magnetic couplings are specifically designed for high-speed or high-torque applications, such as in large industrial pumps or agitators. These specialized couplings are engineered with materials and construction techniques to optimize performance under demanding conditions.

  • Customization Options:

    Manufacturers of magnetic couplings may offer customization options to tailor the torque and speed ratings to the specific needs of the application. This can involve selecting different magnet configurations, materials, and overall design adjustments to achieve the desired performance characteristics.

It is essential to consult with the coupling manufacturer or a qualified engineer to determine the appropriate magnetic coupling size, torque, and speed ratings for a specific application. Factors such as the fluid properties, load requirements, and environmental conditions should be taken into account to ensure the coupling’s optimal performance and reliability.

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Are Magnetic Couplings Suitable for High-Torque or High-Speed Applications in Various Industries?

Yes, magnetic couplings are suitable for high-torque or high-speed applications in various industries, depending on the specific design and material selection. These couplings offer distinct advantages that make them a viable choice for demanding applications with elevated torque and speed requirements.

Here’s how magnetic couplings perform in high-torque and high-speed scenarios:

  1. High-Torque Applications:

    Magnetic couplings can handle high-torque applications efficiently. Neodymium and samarium cobalt magnets, known for their strong magnetic properties, enable magnetic couplings to transmit substantial torque without the need for physical contact. The absence of frictional wear and the robustness of these magnet materials make magnetic couplings well-suited for applications that demand high torque, such as large pumps, agitators, mixers, and heavy-duty industrial machinery.

  2. High-Speed Applications:

    Magnetic couplings can also be designed for high-speed applications. The absence of physical contact between the driving and driven components reduces the risk of mechanical wear and allows magnetic couplings to operate smoothly at high rotational speeds. The magnetic fields effectively transmit power without compromising efficiency or generating excessive heat. Industries such as automotive, aerospace, and precision machinery benefit from magnetic couplings’ ability to maintain performance and reliability at high speeds.

  3. Advantages in Various Industries:

    Magnetic couplings find applications across diverse industries due to their ability to handle high-torque and high-speed requirements. Some notable industries where magnetic couplings are utilized include:

    • Chemical and Petrochemical: Magnetic couplings are employed in pumps and agitators, where they prevent fluid leakage and provide a hermetically sealed solution. They are ideal for handling aggressive chemicals and corrosive substances.
    • Pharmaceutical: In pharmaceutical processes, magnetic couplings are used in mixers and reactors to prevent contamination and ensure sterile operation.
    • Automotive: Magnetic couplings find use in cooling systems, turbochargers, and various engine components to enhance efficiency and reduce maintenance.
    • Renewable Energy: In wind turbines, magnetic couplings are utilized to transfer power between the turbine rotor and the generator, offering a maintenance-free and reliable solution.
    • Food and Beverage: Magnetic couplings are employed in pumps and mixers for hygienic applications, ensuring no product contamination and meeting food safety standards.

Overall, magnetic couplings demonstrate versatility and effectiveness in high-torque and high-speed applications across multiple industries. Their ability to provide reliable power transmission without mechanical wear and the advantages of hermetic sealing make them an attractive choice for critical systems requiring efficiency, safety, and reduced maintenance.

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How Magnetic Couplings Prevent Leakage and Offer a Hermetically Sealed Solution in Industrial Processes

Magnetic couplings provide a hermetically sealed solution in industrial processes by utilizing their unique non-contact power transmission principle. This design allows them to prevent leakage effectively and maintain a reliable, sealed environment. Here’s how magnetic couplings achieve this:

  1. Non-Contact Power Transmission:

    Magnetic couplings operate without any physical connection between the driving and driven shafts. Instead, they use a magnetic field to transmit torque from one rotor to another. The absence of direct contact between components eliminates the need for shaft seals that are common in traditional mechanical couplings.

  2. Containment Shell:

    Magnetic couplings consist of two rotors—an outer rotor connected to the driving shaft and an inner rotor connected to the driven shaft. These rotors are separated by a containment shell made of non-magnetic material with high magnetic permeability. The containment shell encloses the magnetic fields and acts as a barrier to prevent fluid leakage.

  3. Hermetic Sealing:

    The containment shell provides hermetic sealing between the input and output shafts. As the magnetic fields pass through the containment shell, it effectively seals the coupling, creating a barrier that isolates the fluid being handled in the pump or agitator from the external environment. This hermetic sealing prevents fluid leakage, even when dealing with hazardous or corrosive fluids.

  4. No Dynamic Seals:

    In mechanical couplings, dynamic seals are used to prevent fluid leakage at the point where the shaft exits the casing. These seals are prone to wear, aging, and failure over time, leading to potential leaks. Magnetic couplings eliminate the need for dynamic seals, reducing the risk of fluid leakage and improving the overall reliability of the system.

  5. High Torque Transmission:

    Magnetic couplings are designed to handle high torque transmission, making them suitable for a wide range of industrial processes. The strength of the magnetic field and the proper choice of materials ensure that the coupling remains effective and leak-free even under challenging operating conditions.

Due to their hermetically sealed design, magnetic couplings are commonly used in industries where fluid leakage could lead to product contamination, environmental hazards, or safety risks. These industries include chemical processing, pharmaceuticals, food and beverage, and other applications where a sealed and leak-free environment is critical.

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editor by CX 2023-11-27