Bendix-Weiss universal joint

Bendix-Weiss universal joint

[¦ben‚diks ¦wīs ‚yü·nə′vər·səl ‚jȯint]
(mechanical engineering)
A universal joint that provides for constant angular velocity of the driven shaft by transmitting the torque through a set of four balls lying in the plane that contains the bisector of, and is perpendicular to, the plane of the angle between the shafts.