sleeve coupling


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sleeve coupling

n.
A thin steel cylinder joining the ends of two lengths of shafting or pipe.
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A precision sleeve coupling is designed for use on supported shafts and maintains concentricity to within 0.001 TIR.
The analysis uncovered the fact that the process pumps used in the kitchen area, as well as the can seamers in the cannery process, were utilizing a standard sleeve coupling consisting of cast iron flanges and a rubber sleeve.
If the main is dry, the cheapest way is to remove a length of pipe and substitute for it an ordinary special casting and short length of pipe, making one joint by means of a sleeve coupling. A valve can be inserted in the same way.