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. Besides industrail, 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 driveline.

Universal Joint Gewes

Know-How – Tradition and Innovation

Making use of the extensive experience of a traditional company to develop, GEWES produces and tests their driveshafts, 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

All 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 driveshafts and precision turned parts, GEWES is a major partner when it comes to commercial, passenger, and agricultural 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. Credit for setting the standard in the universal joint space can be given to a highly qualified staff of engineers, experienced design specialists and well trained technicians. In addition to the superior quality of their products, their excellent record in delivering on-time, combined with UTS’s ability to stock large quantities of their products, also contributes to the high-level satisfaction in our growing customer base.

Universal Joint Sizes

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

SizeLimiting torqueAlternating torqueSwing diameterFlange connection
DIN
Flange connection
SAE
Flange connection
KV/XS
Flange connection
w/ Face key
[Nm][Nm][mm][mm][mm][mm]
153501006058/65
3011003209075/90/1001300
43240010009890/100/1201300/1400100
5342001300115100/120/1501400/1500120
6362001700125120/150/165/1801500/1600120
5888002500155150/165/1801600/1700/1800150
68115004000160150/1801600/1700/1800150/180
70170005100174180/2251800
72210005100170180/2251800180
73250007300178180/225/2501800/1880180
772800011000204180/225/2501880180
7934000204200
803300013000215225/250/2851880/1900
834000018000250250/2851880
845500023000265285
855500023000250250/285/315
865800024000250285/315
9012000045000285285/315/350
9517500058000315315/350/390
9720000070000350350/390/435
9820000070000370350/390/435
82-H5500023000225225/250225/250
86-H10500036000250285/315250/285
90-H15000053000285315/350285/315
95-H21500075000315350/390315/350
97-H260000100000350390/435350/390
S1-H370000140000390435/480390/435
S2-H600000225000435435/480