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High Strength Single Universal Joints

Belden's High Strength single universal Joints are recommended for high-torque applications (e.g. drilling, tapping, packaging, test cells and others.) It is constructed with friction-bearing (i.e. plain-bearing) design. It is a stronger joint than the Heavy-Duty joint.


  • Outside Diameter: 0.37"- 4.00" [9.4mm -100mm]
  • Operating Torque: 26-22,000 Lb-In [3-2,486 N-m]
  • Breaking Torque: 175-110,000 Lb-In [20-12,429 N-m]
  • Operating Speed: up to 1000 RPM (depending on lubrication)
  • Operating Angle: up to 45° (special solutions with higher angles may be available)
  • Material for Yokes: high-grade alloy steel, hardened and precision honed & ground
  • Material for Pins & Blocks: high-grade alloy steel, hardened and precision ground
  • Regular re-lubrication required or joint can be fitted with grease packed boots
  • Boot grooves are standard (parts without grooves available upon request)
  • Bores & Keyways optional
  • Hub ends available with several standard bore configurations (plain bore, keyway, hex and square bore)
  • Optionally available platings: Zink, Nickel, Cadmium, MoS2, Black Oxide

Our universal joints can be customized by bores, keyways, special hub configurations. They can be manufactured from a wide variety materials and finished with specialty coatings and platings. Components can be outfitted with lubricant retaining boots, containing specialty lubricants for a variety of industries and applications.

Available customization options for universal joints: