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Halfshafts for Automotive and Other Light Vehicle Applications

Neapco is a leading global provider of Halfshaft solutions for automotive and ATV (All-Terrain Vehicle) applications. Neapco’s 4EVerTM Halfshafts are engineered for maximized torsional strength to weight ratios, optimal NVH characteristics and outstanding durability, while accommodating any challenging suspension requirements for conventional and electrified powertrain configurations. With an annual production capacity of 6 million Halfshafts, Neapco offers halfshaft solutions for all FWD, RWD and AWD architectures.

Halfshaft Configurations

  • Torque capacity:900–6300 Nm
  • Articulation angles:Up to 52 degrees outboard, 28 degrees inboard
  • FWD/RWD – Rzeppa/Tripod, Rzeppa-Cross Groove, Rzeppa-Double Offset architecture
  • RWD/AWD – Cross Groove-Cross Groove, Tripod-Tripod architecture
  • Tubular/Solid Linkshaft designs integrated with Bearing and Brackets, engineered for optimal stiffness and weight
  • Available in Plug In (External splines), Plug On (Internal Splines), Disc style (Bolted) and patented Face splined connections

Rzeppa/Tripod Halfshaft

Rzeppa-Cross Groove Halfshaft

Rzeppa-Double Offset Architecture Halfshaft

Cross Groove-Cross Groove Halfshaft

Tripod-Tripod Architecture Halfshaft

Halfshaft with Linkshaft

CV Joints Types

  • High efficiency Fixed Rzeppa Standard (47 deg), Undercut Free (50 deg) and High Angle (52 deg) designs
  • Standard Tripod and Premium Tripod (shudderless) designs engineered for best-in-class isolation (High Frequency Plunge Resistance) characteristics
  • Low backlash Cross- groove Joints
  • High angle Double Offset joints (40 deg) for extreme suspension movements in ATV applications

Rzeppa Standard CV Joint

Undercut Free CV Joint

High Angle CV Joint

Standard Tripod CV Joint

Premium Tripod CV Joint

Cross-Groove CV Joint

Double Offset CV Joint

Interconnecting Shafts

  • Solid shafts engineered for durability and stiffness
  • Best in class low weight variable wall thickness solutions
  • Intermediate Drive Shaft systems with integrated bracket and bearing

Solid Interconnecting Shaft

Interconnecting Shaft with Variable Wall Thickness

Intermediate Drive Shaft System

Sealing & Lubrication

  • Thermoplastic, Neoprene and High temperature Silicone material options
  • Stainless steel clamps with low profile options
  • Variety of grease offerings engineered to balance joint operating angles, ambient temperature conditions, durability and NVH considerations

Thermoplastic, Neoprene (& T-shaped boots)

Stainless Steel Clamps (Omega, low profile, MCR, PG292)