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Taper Lock Bushing

A Taper Lock Bushing is a mechanical joint used to connect a shaft to another part. They are made of steel and feature a tapered surface to lock onto the shaft. They also feature a thread and key-way for additional security. Taper lock bushings are available in different sizes and can be interchanged with a variety of other bushings from other manufacturers.

What Is a Taper Lock Bushing?

A taper lock bushing is an excellent choice for applications requiring a tight fit and an excellent clamping force. They offer a slim and sturdily constructed flangeless design. This allows the bushing to fit flush with the tapered bushing sprocket. The hub is designed to be left-justified to prevent any issues with high overhung loads.

These taper-lock bushings are great for mounting pulleys on shafts. They are also handy for attaching shafts to driven shafts. Typical applications include power transmission components such as motors, gearboxes, and transmissions. The taper lock bushings are available in many bore sizes, from mm to inches. Each style is complete with two links.

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Types of Taper Lock Bushings

Taper Lock BushingA taper lock bushing is a type of interchangeable bushing. It is typically used in power transmission applications. Unlike other types of bushings, taper lock bushings are designed for flush mounting. This feature helps in reducing the length-through-bore.

There are two main styles of taper lock bushings. The first style has an outer sleeve that fits in a component's hub bore. Another style has an inner sleeve that squeezes onto the shaft.

Both of these styles are similar in that they are able to be installed and removed quickly. However, it is important to choose the proper bushing type. Taper lock bushings are not recommended for shock loading or reversing applications.

Some other types of taper lock bushings are adapter-style bushings and hub-style bushings. These bushings are available in a variety of sizes and bore diameters.

Taper-lock bushings are commonly used in applications that require a true clamp fit. They have a gradual taper to help ensure that the inner sleeve and the shaft meet properly.

Taper-Lock bushings also have a keyway. This allows a screw to be driven through the bushing into a part's bore.

Taper Lock Bush Specification

The following taper lock bushing size chart shows the dimensions, which you can refer to and find the suitable taper lock bush.

Taper Lock Bush Dimensions of 1008,1108,1210,1215,1310,1610,1615,2010,2017,2517,2525, 3020,3030,3535,4040,4545,5050 Taper Lock Bushings

Metric Taper Lock Bushings


Taper Lock Bushings Dimensions of 6050,7060,8065,10085,120100 Taper Bush

Taper Lock Bushing Hub

Keyway Size of Taper Lock Bushes

How to Select a Taper Lock Bushing?

A taper lock bushing is a standardized mechanical joining device for shafts. It has a few advantages over the more common flanged bushings. In addition to keeping the hub of the sprocket tight, it also provides a slimmer fit than the flanged counterpart.

Taper lock bushes are available in a range of sizes and materials, from the simple steel bodacious to a fully welded stainless steel wonder. They are typically used for power transmission components and other high-torque applications. They provide excellent clamping force and a low center of load dimension when installed properly.

As long as selecting the right type, you should have no trouble finding a taper lock bushing that will satisfy your needs. And they're made to last. Typically, these taper-lock bushings have a black oxide finish to protect them from rust and corrosion.

The first step to selecting the right taper lock bushing for your application is to choose the appropriate style for the job. Each style features two links. Use a rubber mallet and block to set the bushing in place. This should be done in a manner that allows it to be removed without damaging the component. Once it's in place, lubricate it with a bit of grease. Thus there's no necessity to worry about rust and other contamination.

Taper Lock Bushings

Choose WLY Transmission as the Supplier

Depending on the type of bushing you are looking for, you will need to determine the length through the bore of the shaft you want to use the bushing in. Generally, taper lock bushings come in metric and SAE grades.

If you are not sure which bushing is right for your application, it is important to work with a qualified supplier. These manufacturers offer a wide range of products and services. From precision machining to heat treating, a supplier can assist you with your design and installation needs.

WLY Transmission Co., Ltd is one of the taper lock bushings suppliers in China. With more than 15 years of experience, we offer high-quality China taper lock bushes and export them to many places worldwide. Feel free to contact us for more information; we'd love to help.

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1. Stainless Steel: SS201, SS303, SS304, SS316, SS416, SS420
2. Steel:C45(K1045), C46(K1046),C20
3. Brass:C36000 ( C26800), C37700 ( HPb59), C38500( HPb58), C27200(CuZn37), C28000(CuZn40)
4. Bronze: C51000, C52100, C54400, etc
5. Iron: 1213, 12L14,1215
6. Aluminum: Al6061, Al6063
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