Universal / Constant Velocity Joints

Constant Velocity Joint System reduces vehicle weight.
Universal / Constant Velocity Joints

Constant Velocity Joint System reduces vehicle weight.

In addition to reducingÂ- rear-wheel-drive vehicle weight, VL3 can increase torque capacity without increasing package size. Available sizes also let automakers maintain torque capacity but reduce package size. With plunging distance of 18 mm, this rear constant-velocity sideshaft uses Monobloc Tubular Shaft and Face Spline connection to wheel hub as well as GKN CounterTrack™ principal....

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Small in Size, Big on Precision - Miniature Universal Joints in Minimally Invasive Surgical Device
Universal / Constant Velocity Joints

Small in Size, Big on Precision - Miniature Universal Joints in Minimally Invasive Surgical Device

Broadview (Chicago), Illinois, March 2007. Belden Inc., manufacturer of universal joints, has developed a miniaturized universal joint for a surgical tool used in minimally invasive surgery. The surgical manual manipulator system required a joint to transmit the power from the handle to the connecting shaft. Tuebingen Scientific Medical GmbH, a spin-off company of the University of Tübingen,...

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Universal / Constant Velocity Joints

GKN Produces Countertrack(TM) Propshafts for Chrysler Group

AUBURN HILLS, Mich., Dec. 19 -- GKN Driveline's new countertrack(TM) PX propshaft technology that provides weight-savings and fuel-efficiency benefits will be added next year as a running change to some versions of the Chrysler Group's 2007 model-year Dodge Ram and Dakota pickup trucks and Durango sport-utility vehicle. GKN Driveline's countertrack(TM) is the first major breakthrough in fixed,...

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PCB Fabrication Notes Guide
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The overall purpose of your fabrication notes is to enhance Design for Manufacturability for optimal PCB fabrication and assembly while maintaining applicable industry standards and regulations.

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Universal Joint meets/exceeds MIL-J-6193 specification.
Universal / Constant Velocity Joints

Universal Joint meets/exceeds MIL-J-6193 specification.

Requiring minimal in-field maintenance, heavy-duty MS 271 military standard universal joints withstand demanding operating conditions and harsh working environments. Products meet or exceed requirements of military specification MIL-J-6193 and are suited for government/military and aerospace applications. Pin and block design can be modified into materials such as aircraft 17-5 and 15-5 as well...

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Extreme Environments Call for Exceptional Corrosion Resistance
Universal / Constant Velocity Joints

Extreme Environments Call for Exceptional Corrosion Resistance

Stainless steel universal joints for valve actuation in an oil pipeline system Broadview (Chicago), Illinois, May 2006. Harsh environments call for corrosion-resistant materials. Some environments, for example in marine or underwater applications, require machines and components with an exceptionally high resistance to corrosive elements. For an undersea oil valve actuator, universal joint...

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Universal Joints and Drive Shaft Assemblies for Steering Applications
Universal / Constant Velocity Joints

Universal Joints and Drive Shaft Assemblies for Steering Applications

Broadview (Chicago), Illinois, February 2006. Universal joint manufacturer Belden Inc. serves the transportation industry with universal joints and drive shaft assemblies for a variety of steering and shift linkage applications. Specialized in the design and manufacture of steering and shift linkage components and shaft assemblies, Belden's products are used in various applications from race cars...

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Universal Joints feature friction or needle bearings.
Universal / Constant Velocity Joints

Universal Joints feature friction or needle bearings.

Offered in single or double jointed versions, Metric Universal Joints are made of carbon steel, with case hardened bearing surfaces, pins, and bearing sleeves. Units with friction bearings come in bore sizes of 6-32 mm and allow for speeds up to 1,000 rpm, while joints with needle bearings range in size from 10-32 mm and are suited for applications up to 4,000 rpm. Allowable rpm is dependent on...

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