VULKAN Couplings. Flexible. Reliable. Global.
VULKAN Couplings is a division of the globally active VULKAN Group. For 125 years we have been developing, producing and marketing innovative system solutions for marine propulsion systems. We are the market and technology leader in the development of highly flexible couplings, shaft systems and elastic mounts. Our customised solutions are characterised by high quality and innovation, as well as reliability and flexibility. VULKAN Couplings combines application know-how, cutting edge technology and professional competence with a strong commitment to research and improving on an ongoing basis the production process to ensure our world class status in delivering propulsion solutions to global engine manufacturers.
For more than 50 years, VULKAN flexible couplings have been used on nearly all types of ships with diesel mechanic or diesel electric drive concepts. Large cruise ships such as the Aida Stella,...more
Stationary Energy Production
VULKAN couplings are found not only in main and auxiliary ship drives, PTOs, PTIs and boat drives, but also in stationary power plants used for permanent, temporary or emergency power supply....more
VULKAN do Brasil achieves "A" in ZF supplier audit
VULKAN do Brasil has just recently been audited by ZF do Brazil within its recurrent 3-yearly supplier audit program according to VDA 6.3 - a standard beyond the traditional ISO standards, which ...more
VULKAN supplys products for new tugs of VectRA 3000 class
The new and innovative VectRA 3000 class tug is a high performance VSP (Voith Schneider propeller) Tractor tug designed by Robert Allan Ltd in close collaboration with Turkish ship builder Sanmar and ...more
VULKAN offers a new online service!
As of now the VULKAN Engineering Portal (VEP) offers you 3D models and drawings of the highly flexible VULKAN couplings in all current CAD formats and therefore means an enormous relief for your work ...more
New Product: TDS PLAFRIX
VULKAN Couplings presents a combination of clutch and highly flexible coupling, specially designed for use in (harbour) tugs. With this innovating product, the Herne company especially known for ...more