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High Quality Universal Joints and Drive Shafts

Belden Universal is an AS9100D certified manufacturer of high-quality standard and special-purpose universal joints and drive shafts (also called cardan joints and shafts). Advanced design capabilities, technologies and innovative manufacturing processes ensure that Belden’s products meet even the most complex application criteria. Unique materials, finishing processes, testing capabilities and quality compliance programs (e.g. RoHS, REACH and DFAR) are a few of Belden's key differentiators. Customizations include an array of hub configurations or the complete redesign of joints for special applications.  Read More

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Originally started by a small group of engineers and machinists, Belden Universal today plays a crucial role in manufacturing by enhancing the quality and broadening the areas of applications for universal joints. Through continuous transformation and research of product line potential, Belden branched out to servicing a variety of unique fields (e.g. aerospace, car racing, surgical robotics, adaptive technologies and others) and delivering custom solutions for extreme applications. The combination of innovation, customization, the highest level of quality standards (AS9100) and state-of-the-art technologies advanced Belden Universal to be a global leader in the manufacturing of universal joints.

Belden Universal relies on innovative approaches throughout its custom solution development, production and operational processes. Progress through innovation is what sets Belden apart from competitors; by enabling the delivery of new solutions, resulting in higher quality products, faster delivery times and cost savings to the end user.

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