Steel Industry

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

  • Casters
  • Slitters
  • Rougher and Finishers
  • Pumps
  • Vacuums
  • Cranes
  • Furnaces
  • Run-out Tables
  • Coilers and Decoilers
  • Wind and Unwind Stands


Lovejoy Products for the Steel 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
Jaw-In-Shear Couplings

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

  • Bore sizes from 7/16” to 44”
  • Special styles available, including spacer, floating shaft, and stainless steel
  • Interchangeable with industry standards
  • Torque capacity to 54,000,000 in-lbs
  • Vari-Crown® teeth increase coupling wear life
  • Type FL (labyrinth seal) is interchangeable with the industry standard
  • Type C (continuous sleeve) takes less space, yet features the high torque concentration of other gear couplings
  • High performance gear for extreme high speed applications, with reduced moment of inertia
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