Ruland Manufacturing has expanded its line of Belden Universal single and double friction bearing universal joints to offer over 3,500 standard items. This expansion combines Belden’s reputation for product quality and performance with Ruland’s ability to machine standard parts in two weeks or less. Customers will have the widest selection of universal joints to choose from including straight, step, and inch to metric bore sizes with or without keyways in sizes ranging from ¼ inch to 1-1/2 inches (6 mm to 35 mm).
The expanded range of universal joints will be available through Ruland’s eCommerce platform and traditional distribution channels offering customers a variety of ways to purchase. When using ruland.com customers have access to 2D and 3D cad files, full product specifications, live chat with technical specialists, pricing, and lead times.
“Belden is excited to have Ruland as a remanufacturing partner that can offer a wide range of standard universal joints with short lead times,” says Nick Sainati, general manager of Belden. Bill Hewitson, president of Ruland, says, “This expansion furthers the longstanding relationship between the two companies and provides unparalleled service levels in the universal joint industry to our mutual customers.”