JAKOB Antriebstechnik offers sectional rail couplings, that can be used with all current sectional rails. They are attached to existing sectional rails of various brands either directly or via adapter plates, which makes them an excellent choice for retrofitting. They can be disconnected either vertically or horizontally. The patented force amplification via wedge clamping mechanic is able to compensate a gap of up to 5mm between active and passive part. This clamping kinematic ensures high stiffness and precision of the connection. The generation of the clamping force can be achieved either manually by the operating hex head or pneumatically (PN=6 bar). High operational safety is ensured by electrical indication of clamping status and maintaining of minimal clamping force even in case of pressure loss.
PKV - Design Characteristics
The coupling is comprised of an active and a passive part made from tempered steel. In the active part, the clamping force is generated by a combination of an axially sliding locking bolt and a mechanical clamping gearbox. This design allows for high clamping forces and dynamic stiffness while keeping weight at a minimum. For tool changing, a vertical stroke „K“ (see data sheet) is required. Type PKV is available in two different versions - the fully automated pneumatically driven PKV-P and the manually operated PKV-M.