Ameriloc Hydraulic Locking Devices
Ameriloc® hydraulic shaft locking devices
Through an exclusive agreement with TAS Schafer GmbH, Ameridrives Couplings now offers hydraulic shaft locking devices which are custom-manufactured to precise tolerances per customer specifications. Ameriloc locking devices are highly engineered to provide years of trouble-free service with features including:
The great advantage of the hydraulic SHS device lies in the significant time savings during installation. This system can be tensioned at a pressure of between 1740 and 2900 PSI (120 and 200 bar). With larger diameters, such as 20.8 in. (530 mm), the SHS can be tensioned within only a few minutes, compared to several hours required for a mechanical locking device. This time reduction increases exponentially with the diameter of the connection.
The hydraulic pump required for assembly can be a stationary unit, e.g. at test stations and assembly areas, but the use of a hydraulic hand pump is also possible. In this way, the system can also be tensioned at difficult-to-reach places such as the turret of a wind turbine. Dismantling of the SHS is also supported by the hydraulic system.
If the seals no longer work after many years of operation, the SHS can be removed like a mechanical locking device by loosening the screw connection to release pressurization.
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Ameridrives hydraulic shaft locking devices are offered in a wide range of sizes for use on all types of industrial applications including: