Universal Joint Shafts

Universal Joint Shafts, Universal Joints, Cardan Shafts

Universal joint shafts from Voith transmit torque from a driving machine to a driven machine and can accommodate a high degree of misalignment. Reliability and efficiency is our top priority.

Our product portfolio includes:

  • Custom made high-performance universal joint shafts
  • Standard universal joint shafts
  • Center sections
    -  with fixed lengths
    -  with telescopic length compensation
    -  with roller-bearing length compensation (tripod shaft)
    -  made of steel or carbon fiber reinforced polymer (CFRP)
  • Connection technology
  • Shaft support systems (spindle support/spindle balance, roll end sleeve support/huggers etc.)
Voith universal joint shafts ensure productivity and reduce maintenance costs. The torque capacity extends beyond 20,000 kNm (14 million lbf ft).


Voith Turbo GmbH & Co. KG
Universal Joint Shafts and Hirth Couplings (aig)
Alexanderstraße 2
89522 Heidenheim, Germany

Tel. +49 7321 37-8283
Fax + 49 7321 37-7106