Oldham's coupling

noun Old·ham's coupling \ˈōldəmz-\

Definition of Oldham's coupling

  1. :  a coupling for parallel shafts slightly out of line consisting of a disk on the end of each shaft and an intermediate disk having two mutually perpendicular feathers on opposite sides that engage slots in the respective shaft disks

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Origin and Etymology of oldham's coupling

from the name Oldham


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