SensiFlex® Tension Control Clutches Shaft Input


  • Friction clutch engages with air pressure and is designed for continous slip
  • Clutch is spring released when air is exhausted
  • Torque is linear in response to air pressure applied


  • Through/Mid Shaft or End of Shaft
  • Anti-rotation arm arm required to prevent rotation of the air housing
  • Designed for horizontal or vertical mounting
  • Heat Dissipation

SensiFlex® Design Features

SensiFlex® is the smoothest, most controllable friction clutch for tension control in the market today. Click Here for design feature details.

  • Applications
  • For tension control applications requiring the clutch to drive a pilot mounted pulley, sprocket, or coupling when engaged
  • Cooling sleeve rotates with the shaft at the speed of the drive input
  • Shaft input clutches can also be used as brakes by fixing the pilot to the machine frame or other stationary surface
  • If clutch will drive the shaft when engaged see the SensiFlex® Pilot Input (PI) model
  • Maximum RPM varies by model. Please consult the detail sheets (below). Consult engineering if the intended application exceeds the listed maximum RPM.
  • Repair Parts View PDF detail sheets below for more information

MACH III Products