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Power Transmission Coupling Warehouse in Houston, TX

Power Transmission Coupling Inspection, Manufacture, and Repair Services in Houston, TX

Coupling Manufacture Services in Houston, TX
Coupling Repair Services in Houston, TX

Conveniently located near Houston’s Hobby Airport, Texas Custom Builders, Ltd., DBA Shackelford-Wattner, has the knowledge and means to provide quick, accurate, and complete support of your shaft coupling repair needs.


At Shackelford-Wattner, we provide in-house design and drafting to be able to manufacture lubricated and non-lubricated power transmission couplings to fit your turbo machinery needs with a specialty in Load and Accessory Drive couplings.


In addition to providing new coupling manufacturing, Shackelford-Wattner has the resources to provide comprehensive coupling inspection in Houston, TX to properly assess the condition of your existing shaft couplings to ensure they comply with design specifications.  These comprehensive inspections can include thorough cleaning including paint removal as needed, visual inspections for signs of wear or damage such as corrosion or fretting, dimensional inspections, non-destructive testing, gear tooth clearance, blue contact check, run-out checks, measuring and recording un-balance conditions, and evaluation of continued service feasibility.


Our goal is to make sure that your power transmission couplings function properly while minimizing downtime and cost. Following a comprehensive inspection of your coupling, we will advise you of its condition and provide recommendations for repair or replacement as necessary.


Whether you need replacement parts, fastener replacement, balancing to or near-to original specifications, or complete coupling replacement, our skilled machinists can quickly provide the necessary repairs to your power transmission couplings.  We have the equipment necessary to get the job done:

  • Horizontal and Vertical Balancing
  • Manual and Machine Turning and Milling
  • Keyways - up to 10.8" Length
  • EDM Precision Cutting
  • 3-D Coordinate Measuring Machine
  • Gear Cutting to 19" Diameter
  • Fully Crowned Gear Tooth Profile
  • Fine Pitch Thread Rolling for Custom Fasteners
  • Surface Grinding
  • Blast Booth for Paint Removal