Chains and Sprockets most commonly used for transmission of mechanical power on many kinds of domestic,industrial and agricultural machinery, including conveyors, wire- and tube-drawing machines, printing presses, cars, motorcycles, and bicycles. It is a simple, reliable, and efficient means of power transmission.
Taper bush or Taper lock bush, is a locking mechanism commonly used in Power Transmission Drives for locating pulleys, sprockets, and couplings to shafts. The Taper bush is pre-bored and keyed to match the required shaft and keyway diameters.. The outside of the bush is tapered to match the component bore that is to be located on the shaft.
The Taper bush is manufactured from precision cast iron, and is machined to a high quality finish. It is computer-etched for ease of size identification and it may be manufactured in steel or stainless steel upon request. Taper bushes are available in both imperial and metric shaft sizes, ranging from 0.375 inches up to 5 inches, and 9 mm up to 125 mm. All quality manufacturers will also supply an installation instruction sheet with the bush.