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I've never seen this type of flexible coupling, can someone tell me what it's called?

It could either be an oldham coupling. The photo's a bit blurry. Here's a web page on oldham couplings. https://www.huco.com/products/couplings/oldham-couplings https://www.couplingtips.com/oldham-...
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Coupling of load cell with a plunger

Could you not make a guide of sort to constrain the plunger action on the load cell to be along the right axis. Something like that (probably can do something better, but that's all I had time to do): ...
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How to connect a motor shaft to a plate

That might be overkill in your application (but I don't know). Figure 1. A random rigid flange coupling from an image search. A rigid flange coupling may be a more economic choice if it suits. From ...
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How does a flexible CNC coupler work?

Those four screws are usually tightened against a flat or flats machined on the two shafts. That prevents any slipping and possible damage to either shaft.
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Motor shaft mounting with clamps and bushings

I am going to say that no, your chosen coupling would not work. Based on the K-K cross-section in the drawing, there would be a large portion of the shaft that is not in contact with the coupling. I ...
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What is the purpose of the steel plate in this coupler?

The plate allows for small amounts of angular misalignment between the input and output shafts.
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Effect of multiple shear pins used in combination in a coupling

There is one pin in each shaft, so each pin takes the full load but in two places. This is known as double shear. If you put 2 pins for each shaft then there would be 4 sections of pin taking the load ...
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What joint can I use for two thin parallel shafts to transmit both rotational and and linear power (in the axis of the shaft)?

You can use Herringbone gears. Depending on your geometric restrictions there are several configurations that may do the job. .
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How to connect a motor shaft to a plate

There are dozens of ways to connect to the shaft of a motor, A few examples: set screw/grub screw through taper pin interference fit split ring taper lock welded keyway & key (most common ...
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I've never seen this type of flexible coupling, can someone tell me what it's called?

These drive clutches can be used to absorb drive train shocks and/or slight mis-alignments of the two shafts. These are available in several sizes and capacities. Flexible coupling or flexible drive ...
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I need help identifying a special kind of coupling

Look for overrunning clutch or power transmission elements. You may find a lot of info in Ringspann site: Ringspann power transmission section Or here: Ringspann catalogue
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