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Stainless Steel Universal Joints

Stainless Steel U Joints Specialized for Harsh Environments

High-quality stainless steel universal joints for special applications with high-strength requirements and harsh, corrosive or sterile environments.

Belden's standard stainless steel universal joints are made from AISI 303 and AISI 416 stainless steel. The joint yokes are AISI 303 and the pins & blocks are hardened AISI 416 stainless steel to provide higher strength and improved wear resistance. Components can be made from other grades of stainless steel to meet the customer’s exact application specifications. For additional environmental protection, pins & blocks can be covered by lubricant retaining boots.


  • Maximum operating angle is 45°. Special design solutions with higher angles may also be available.
  • Boot grooves are standard. Part without grooves are available upon request.
  • Bores and Keyways optional

Does your application require extreme corrosion protection? Click here for information on specialty stainless steel options.

Single Stainless Steel Universal Joint

Single Stainless Steel Universal Joint

Single Stainless Steel Joint - Exploded View

Single Stainless Steel Joint - Exploded View

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.

Customization options for Stainless Steel U Joints: