The Morse® Torque Limiter is a spring loaded friction style torque overload device. The load on the friction pads is adjusted so that the process torque is transmitted. An overload torque in excess of the set torque causes the unit to slip. This prevents overloads from transmitting through the system. When the load falls below the set level, the torque limiter stops slipping and transmits the torque. A torque limiter does not maintain phase between input and output.
The Morse torque limiter is well suited for applications that trip more frequently by design compared to the Browning® Torque limiter. It can be used in a chain drive with a specially machined sprocket inserted between the friction pads acting as the slip interface. Chain coupling packages are also available to mount between 2 shafts. Torque capacity is up to 75,600 in-lbs.