Pulp and Paper

Lovejoy flexible couplings and power transmission products address critical operational issues that face today’s pulp and power plants. 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:

  • Paper Machines
  • Refiners
  • Blenders
  • Calendars
  • Dryers
  • Slitters
  • Vacuums
  • Wind and Unwind Stands

Lovejoy Products for the Pulp and Paper Industry:


Jaw In-Shear 6 Pin Coupling

  • 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
JIS Coupling

Disc Couplings

  • No need for lubrication
  • Inspection without disassembly
  • Torsionally rigid without any backlash
  • No wearing parts
  • High resistance to harsh environments
  • Bore range to 10.5 inches
  • 3,309,000 in-lbs of maximum torque
  • Meets API 610, 671 standards
  • Standard and special styles such as close coupled, spacer, drop out and long shaft
Disc Coupling

Gear Couplings

  • Standard and special styles
  • Many variations: stainless steel, spacer, and floating shaft styles
  • Torque carrying capability to 220,000 in-lbs
  • Bore sizes from 7/16” to 5-3/8”
Gear Coupling

S-Flex Endurance® Coupling

  • Elastomer-in-shear design
  • Torque capacity up to 72,480 in-lbs
  • Maximum bore of 5-1/2”
  • Three sleeve materials provide flexibility in adapting to application requirements
  • Fully interchangeable with industry standards
  • Wide selection of both inch and metric finished bores
S-Flex Couplings

Shaft Locking Devices

  • Zero backlash
  • No effect from dynamic, reversing or shock loads
  • Keyless locking of shafts to hubs
  • High torque transmission
  • Reduces maintenance time
  • Easy installation and disassembly
  • Adjustable for easy radial timing and axial alignment
Shaft Locking Devices

RunRight®Motor Bases

  • Maintenance-free tensioning provides constant torque and less energy consumption
  • Design compensates for startup belt load, absorbs load impact during operation while providing stability for proper alignment
  • Increases life of the drive system
  • Greatly simplifies belt changes, reducing costs for labor and downtime
RunRight Motorbase

RunRight Tensioners

  • Self-adjusting / tensioning
  • Extends belt life
  • Easy to install with 360˚ positioning flexibility
  • Eliminates scheduled belt tensioning maintenance
  • Provides proper radial loads on motor output shaft which extends bearing life.
RunRight Tensioners