Universal / Constant Velocity Joints

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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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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Double U-Joints feature telescoping extension slides.
Universal / Constant Velocity Joints

Double U-Joints feature telescoping extension slides.

Offered in 12 stainless steel models with ball splines, Double Universal Joints are designed for use where, due to axial motion, distance between driver and driven shafts varies up to 6 mm. Series S57PY5MDUT includes 5 miniature models that transmit power at max operating angle of 60° and max speed of 10,000 rpm at 0°. Comprised of 7 inverted models, Series S57PY4MDFUT transmits power...

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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
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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
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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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Universal / Constant Velocity Joints

Plunging Joints boost vehicle torque ratings.

Located in vehicle gearbox, GI-3 constant velocity tripod plunging joints transmit power from gearbox to sideshafts and accommodate length and angle changes in sideshafts due to steering and suspension movements. Suited for all vehicle segments, units provide optimized roller and track dimensions, optimized lubrication properties, and optional roller retention feature.

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Universal Joints feature sealed lubricated needle bearings.
Universal / Constant Velocity Joints

Universal Joints feature sealed lubricated needle bearings.

Manufactured in inch and metric sizes with operating angles up to 45°, Needle Bearing Universal Joints provide precise positioning and can operate continuously at high speeds. Choice of hub materials includes high grade alloy steel, various grades of stainless steel, and extruded aluminum. Featuring rigid axial stiffness for push/pull loads, units maintain low backlash and can be rebuilt...

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