Sheargard Overload Clutches

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sheargard overload clutches & couplingsThe Sheargard Series is a Shear Type of overload protection which offers total disengagement, high torque capacity and low cost.

The Cross Sheargard Clutch uses the unique 'Howdon' Wedge Pin to provide overload protection. The Sheargard offers optimum low cost protection with ease of maintenance, reliability of torque setting, and long term operational reliability.

Designed to accept Standard Torque Limiter Platewheels and Roller Chain Couplings, the Sheargard is available with an extensive range of preset torque ratings and optional sensor plate to isolate the drive in the event of an overload.

Standard Sheargard Clutches are available in 5 sizes providing a torque range from 40 to 10,000 Nm, plus standard units manufactured to order with torque capacity to 125,000 Nm.