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by MassMechanical
Thu Jul 05, 2018 7:39 am
Forum: Slip Clutches / Torque Limiting
Topic: Have servo drives eliminated ball-detent torque limiters from new OEM designs?
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Re: Have servo drives eliminated ball-detent torque limiters from new OEM designs?

I was designing and selling torque limiting clutches for 30 years before I was selling gearboxes. Back then, machines were designed with line shafts and the mechanical torque limiter was very popular in OEM applications. As servo drives became less expensive and more popular, the mechanical torque l...