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Universal Joints for Medical Devices

Delivering the Highest Levels of Quality Assurance for High-Complexity Medical Device Applications

Belden Universal is the leading global supplier of high-precision universal joints for medical device manufacturers.  Belden’s AS9100 certification and rigorous quality management system satisfy the most stringent quality and production standards in the medical device industry. Belden works directly with OEM design engineers to specify and design the most efficient and cost effective solution for any medical u joint application.  Belden can design and produce specialized universal joints using a wide variety of stainless steels and surface coatings to perfectly adapt a universal joint or drive shaft to your challing medical device application.

Why Work with Belden

  • Expert Design Engineering
  • Extensive Testing Capabilities
  • Layered Drawings
  • Proof of Process Stability
  • First Article Inspection Reports (FAIR)
  • Foreign Object Damage (FOD) Control
  • Surface Passivation
  • RoHS Compliance


Qualities of a Belden Universal Joint

  • Innovative U Joint and Driveshaft Design Solutions
  • Superior Lifetime and Performance
  • Sustained Precision at High RPM
  • Minimal Torsional Backlash
  • High Angles of Deflection If Necessary
  • Miniature U Joints to Large Diameter U Joints
  • Wide variety of materials and coatings available to provide precise performance characteristics for challenging medical applications

Universal Joints and drive shaft assemblies

Universal Joints & Drive Shaft Assemblies in a Wide Array of Sizes, Materials and Configurations




Product Examples

Application Examples

  • Surgical Robotics
  • Orthopedic Surgical Tools
  • Exoskeletons
  • Specialized Carts For Hospital Equipment 
  • Imaging Equipment
  • Hospital Beds

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