Innovative Universal Joints and Drive Shaft Assemblies for Harsh Marine Environments
Harsh marine environments or demanding naval u joint applications call for corrosion-resistant, easy-to-maintain components.
Belden's stainless steel universal joints and drive shafts provide exceptional corrosion resistance. To keep the moving parts lubricated and free of debris, they can be outfitted with lubricant-retailing boot covers, or with dry-film lubrication. Marine grade grease can be used to lubricate the u joint if required.
Our standard stainless steel u joints are manufactured with AISI 303 stainless steel yokes and AISI 416 steel pins and blocks. They can be made from AISI 304, 316, 17-4 and 15-5, to meet specific applications’ requirements. Specialty stainless steel, including super-duplex, is also available for additional strength and corrosion resistance.
Telescoping drive shafts allow compensation of greater amounts of misplacement between mating shafts.
Joint diameters range from 1/2 " (13 mm) to 6" (153 mm) with a standard operating angle of 45°.
Specialty drive shafts with various end hub configurations are also available.
Specialty stainless, bronze, booted or dry-lube coated u joints and drive shafts
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