Food and Beverage

Lovejoy flexible couplings and power transmission products address critical operational issues that face today’s food and beverage facilities. We provide solutions that are resistant to corrosion, require no lubrication, lower maintenance and downtime costs, and reduce noise levels – all with the quality, value and customer service you expect from Lovejoy.

Common Applications:

  • Compressors
  • Screens
  • Bottling Machinery
  • Conveyors
  • Fans
  • Blowers
  • Mills
  • Pumps
  • Sorters
  • Conveying Troughs
  • Cooking
  • Shakers
  • Agitators
  • Mixers

Food & Beverage Industry Guide

Lovejoy Stainless Steel Products For The Food And Beverage Industry

Stainless Steel QUICK FLEX® Couplings

  • No metal to metal contact means no lubrication required
  • Replace elastomer insert in minutes
  • Maximum torque rating of 7,988,209 in-lbs
  • 4 different insert materials up to 350° F, 177° C
  • Rust resistant
Stainless Steel Couplings

Stainless Steel Jaw Couplings

  • In-stock, finished or rough stock bore
  • Maximum torque rating of 3,620 in-lbs
  • 4 different insert materials
  • Rust resistant
  • Interchangeable with standard Lovejoy product line
  • Standard hubs also available in cast iron or aluminum hubs with max bores to 27/8 inches, and metric and SAE spline bores from stock
Stainless Steel Couplings

Stainless Steel Jaw In-Shear Ring and Urethane Element

  • Radially removable Urethane insert fits standard Lovejoy stainless steel, cast iron or aluminum hubs
  • Fast and easy assembly
  • No tools or moving of machinery needed to replace insert 6 pin locking ring made of 347 stainless steel
  • 2° angular misalignment
  • 50D shore urethane material maximum temperature of 200°F
  • Rings and elements available from stock
  • 16 standard sizes with bore sizes up to 9 inches
Stainless Steel Rings

Stainless Steel RunRight® Tensioner

  • Self-adjusting low maintenance tensioning solution
  • Providing a constant torque can resulting in a high belt service life, compensate for scraper wear, accurately transport products, and dampen belt vibrations
  • Long product service life
  • Manufactured with cast stainless steel housings, arms and inner square
Stainless Steel Tensioner

Stainless Steel RunRight® Oscillating Mounts

  • Designed to support or suspend vibratory equipment or drive systems
  • Mounts remove harmful resident frequencies that cause spring damage due to an inefficient system
  • Overload-proof and provide a high degree of isolation on both linear and circular motion shaker screens
  • Long product service life
  • All housings, arms, and inner squares are manufactured out of stainless steel

Stainless Steel Universal Joints

  • Strong, durable and flexible joints are designed to be disassembled and reassembled without damage to the component and can be readily taken apart without special tools
  • Made from 303 stainless steel material
  • Ideal for corrosive atmospheres and where sanitation requirements are a factor
  • Available in 5 standard sizes; round, hex, splined, or keyway bore
  • Boot retaining grooves are standard
  • Lubrication is required for optimal wear – boots and lubricant extend universal joint life

Maintenance-Free Disc Couplings

  • The revolutionary disc pack profile design can accommodate .5° to 1.5° of angular misalignment
  • Eliminates the need for lubrication and coupling maintenance
  • No wearing parts
  • Special styles available: spacer, close coupled, drop-in, and adjustable