Gewes

Since 1947 Gelenkwellenwerk Stadtilm GmbH – GEWES has been producing universal joint assemblies to a high quality standard and with a large vertical range of products specifically aimed at meeting the requirements of their customers.

High Performance – Torques up to 600 kNm

GEWES low-maintenance universal joint shafts reliably transmit torques of up to 600,000 Nm in numerous industrial applications. Their cardan shafts, with swing diameters ranging from 90 to 435 mm transmit mechanical drive power in industrial applications, such as steel and paper factories. GEWES also makes universal joints for use in crane systems, materials handling, pump stations, railway and marine applications, and of course, in the automotive and agricultural machinery industry. Wherever torques with an angular offset pose a challenge, GEWES u-joint shafts are an optimal solution for your powertrain.

Universal Joint Gewes

Know-How – Tradition and Innovation

GEWES makes use of the extensive experience of a traditional company to develop, produce and test their drive shafts, using 100% German engineering skills and manufacturing facilities that are among the most modern worldwide.
Long service life and great strength characterize the high quality of their products. This has permitted GEWES to achieve market leadership in the marine sector when it comes to power trains up to 5,000 kW.

Excellent Manufacturing Skills

All From One Source, Made in Germany

GEWES u-joint shaft components are manufactured in-house at their German production site.
As a manufacturer of double Cardan shafts with many years of experience and a specialist in miscellaneous drive shafts and precision turned parts, GEWES is a major partner when it comes to commercial and passenger vehicles, agricultural vehicles and self-propelled harvesting machines.

Flexibility and Fast

GEWES is proud of meeting the standards they have set in being one of the industry best when it comes to delivery times and high flexibility.
This credit goes to their highly qualified staff, thorough knowledge and short lead times for components, which are manufactured in-house. Apart from the superior quality of their products, their excellent record in delivering on-time also contributes to the high level of satisfaction among our customers.

Universal Joints Series

Below is an overview of Gewes cardan shafts. Please click on the appropriate line in the following table to obtain detailed information.

Technical Specifications

Series Limiting torque Alternating torque Swing diameter Flange connection DIN Flange connection SAE Flange connection KV/XS Flange connection Face key
[Nm] [Nm] [mm] [mm] [mm] [mm]
15 350 100 60 58/65
30 1100 320 90 75/90/100 1120/1300
43 2400 1000 98 90/100/120 1120/1300/1400 100
53 4200 1300 115 100/120/150 1400/1500 120
63 6200 1700 125 120/150/165/180 1500/1600 120
58 8800 2500 155 150/165/180 1600/1700/1800 152
68 11500 4000 160 150/165/180 1600/1700/1800 152/180
70 17000 5100 174 180/225 1800
72 21000 5100 170 180/225 1800 180
73 25000 7300 178 180/220/225/250 1800/1880 180
77 28000 11000 204 180/225/250 1880 180
79 34000 204 200
80 33000 13000 215 225/250/285 1880/1900
83 40000 18000 250 250/285 1880
84 55000 23000 265 285
85 55000 23000 250 250/285/315
86 58000 24000 250 285/315
90 120000 45000 285 285/315/350
95 175000 58000 315 315/350/390
97 200000 70000 350 350/390/435
98 200000 70000 370 350/390/435
82-H 55000 23000 225 225/250 225/250
86-H 105000 36000 250 285/315 250/285
90-H 150000 53000 285 315/350 285/315
95-H 215000 75000 315 350/390 315/350
97-H 260000 100000 350 390/435 350/390
S1-H 370000 140000 390 435/480 390/435
S2-H 600000 225000 435 435/480