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Single 1/4" Coupling Hub

This hub can be fastened to a 1/4" motor shaft or a 1/4" lead screw.


Note: To create a complete coupling set, you will need two hubs (one for the motor shaft and one for the lead screw end) and you will need one spider. These items are only offered to allow for any configurations that is not offered for rigid couplings.

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