Freewheels, sprags, one way clutches, backstops, overrun clutches, whatever you call them they function in one of three ways:- to stop a shaft running in reverse, to allow a shaft to run faster, or to index a shaft.
Combidrive offers Freewheels and One Way Clutches from Steiber, GMN, Ringspann and Renold. Please contact us below with your enquiry.
Geared motor - Freewheel prevents run back through wrong connection of motor.
Inclined conveyor - Freewheels prevents run back through power / transmission failure.
Packaging machine - Freewheel holds flap in position caused by obstruction.
Must be reset though 360 degrees by operator after obstruction is cleared.
Standby drive - Electrical power failure allows petrol engine to drive without being driven over when electric motor is normally driving.