Propeller Shafts

RSB is a vertically integrated Propeller Shaft Solution provider, enjoying the largest market share in India. To enhance its in-house technical capabilities and overall productivity, RSB has developed a technical collaboration with Eugen Klein GmbH,Germany for acquiring technical know-how in designing, processing and testing.

The Propeller Shaft Manufacturing program covers more than 150 unique part designations. RSB is focused on catering to the present & futuristic commercial vehicle power transmission requirements and meeting the stringent quality norms. The manufacturing plants set up at 3 locations are functioning to assist Auto OEM’s for Propeller Shaft solutions targeted towards regular production as well as after market requirements.


   Manufacturing

A range of new generation Propeller Shafts, offerings un-beatable Value & Reliability through:

  • In-House component manufacturing with SPM's for all critical machining
  • In-House Phosphating facilities and sophisticated Paint Shop
  • Latest generation 3 Plane Balancing machine with digital PLC
  • Fully automated line for manufacturing Cross & Bearing Cup with on-line SPC
  • In-house metallurgical lab to ensure validated raw material inputs
  • In-house testing & validation facility for the assemblies

   Engineering

RSB has designed and developed new Propeller shafts that are lighter, more cost effective, achieving improved performance levels of torque transfer. RSB provides validated newer designs extended to cover several models of Commercial Vehicles, Trucks, and Buses by conducting extensive field trials under varied terrains and load conditions. RSB ensures competitive edge by providing re-designed Roller Bearings, fully enclosed seals, Serration joints, RILSAN® surface coating treatment. The other features include

  • Heavy Duty Center Bearing Assembly
  • Cross Assembly Multi-Lip Sealing
  • Increased Deflection Angle between forks
  • Spline Profile
  • Metallic Dust Jacket with Neoprene Seal etc

   Product Range & Specifications
Series 0 63 0 66 0 99 117 123 126 135 325 325 HS
Functional Torque in Nm 1000 2000 2600 3500 5500 7000 8000 10000 10500
Swing Diameter (mm) 70 100 100 120 122 140 128 140 140
Tube diameter (mm) 45 50.8 63.5 68.9 88.9 88.9 90 90 100
Max deflection angle (deg) 20 20 25 25 25 25 25 25 25
Slip Length (mm) As per Customer Requirement 70 70 70 100 110/180 110
Series 403 490 590 H 590 592 620 680 700 710
Functional Torque in Nm 12000 14000 16000 17000 21000 25000 30000 42500 45000
Swing Diameter (mm) 145 158 172 172 172 178 196 204 204
Tube diameter (mm) 101.6 101.6 104 120 120 120 140 142 142
Max deflection angle (deg) 25/44 25/44 25/44 25/44 25 25 25 25 25
Slip Length (mm) 110/180 110/180 140/180 110/180 110/180 110/180 110 110 110