China Standard Cardan Universal Joint U-Joint Cross Joint 5-469X

Product Description

Cardan Universal Joint u-joint cross joint 5-469X
1, Material: C45(1045) carbon steel, 40Cr steel, 20CrMnTi
2, Excellent performance, long service life and competitive price.
3, Great intensity and rigidity.
4, On time delivery
5, Own ISO9000, TS16949 Certificates
6, Best price with the highest quality.

Quality Control:
1. Chemical Composition confirm after Ingot
2. Hardness after Heat Treatment
3. Final Dimension Check

Quality Assurance Document:
All the Q. A Document as per Client Requirement will be submitted when goods ready.
Packing and Shipping
1. Standard: Wooden case or carton for export

2. Delivery: As per contract delivery on time

3. Shipping: As per client request. We can accept CIF, Door to Door etc. Or client authorized agent we supply all the necessary assistant

Our service:
1. Customized and designed according to the customers’ sample, drawing or requirements
2. Following the customers’ requirements or as our usual packing
3. High quality and competitive price and pure-hearted service.
4. Strictly quality control according to ISO9001: 2008.
5. Flexible minimum order quantity
Our universal joints are with good quality and reasonable price. We can supply you all kinds of u-joints for more than 20 brands’ cars, mechanic machines and agriculture machines.

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FIG Part No. D mm O mm L mm Spicer Precision GMB
A GUN26 23.82   61.3 37125 -11975 N2461 UJ110
A GUN30 30.17   90.1 37125-85461 N3092 UJ115
A GUN32 35.5   119.2 37125-58026 N36119 UJ117
A GUN33 43   128 37125-99901 ND43128 UJ119
A GUN36 25   77.6 37125-4101 NP2578 UJ120
A GUN44 20.5   56.5 37125-99000   UJ124
A GUN45 20.07   52.4 37125-H8500    
A GUN47 27   81.75 37125-25571    
A GUN48 27   81.75 37125-7F571    
A GUS2 20.02   35 27100-67000    
A GUS6 20.1   59.8 27200-6571    
A GUS7 25   63.8 27200-83571    
A GUSR-3 28   52.6 6232-4300    
A GUT-11 20   57 5711-10011 T2057 UJ212
A GUT-14 28.5   77.9 5711-6571 T2978 UJ214
A GUT-15 34   107 5711-55011 T34107 UJ216
A GUT-16 40   118 5711-55571 T40119 UJ215
A GUT-19 20   57 5711-1571 T2057 UJ222
A GUT-22 40   118 5711-55571    
A GUT-24 22.06   57.5      
A K5-13XR 26.99   81.76      
A K5GB10R 30.188   106.35      
A K5L4R 27   74.6      
A KC2832ADW 40   115.6      
A KC2932ADW 44   129      
A S-E129 41.27   126      
A S-F365 55.03   164      
A S-F366 60.03   162      
A SPL140-1X 49.22   139      
A SPL170-1X 55   165      
A SPL250-1X 60   163      
A SPL70-1X 34.9   126.1   CZ256  
A SPL90-1X 41.28   126   CZ271  
A U040 23.8   61.3 5-101X/502X 340 UJ040
A U050 23.8   61.3 5-102X/5-111X 341 UJ050
A U080 26.94   61.85 5-310X 437G UJ080
A U100 27   81.8 5-153X/5-204X 329/521 UJ100
A U110 27   74.6 5-94X 344 UJ110
A U126 16.05   40 ST1640 UJ126
A U180 20   57 5-1500X 395 UJ180
A U189 40   118 GUT16   U189

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Condition: New
Material: Steel
Type: Universal Joint
Transport Package: Standard Sea Worthy Package
Specification: ISO
Trademark: MW


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How do you ensure proper alignment when connecting a cardan joint?

Ensuring proper alignment when connecting a cardan joint is essential for its efficient and reliable operation. Proper alignment helps minimize stress, wear, and vibrations, ensuring optimal performance and longevity of the joint. Here’s a detailed explanation of how to ensure proper alignment when connecting a cardan joint:

  1. Initial Shaft Alignment: Start by aligning the input and output shafts as closely as possible before connecting the cardan joint. This initial alignment reduces the magnitude of misalignments that the joint needs to accommodate. It can be achieved by aligning the shaft axes parallel to each other in the desired orientation.
  2. Measure Misalignments: Use precision measurement tools, such as dial indicators or laser alignment systems, to measure the misalignments between the shaft axes. The three types of misalignments to consider are:
    • Angular Misalignment (α): Measure the angular difference between the two shaft axes in the horizontal plane (X-Y plane).
    • Parallel Misalignment (β): Measure the offset or displacement between the two shaft axes in the vertical plane (Z-axis).
    • Axial Misalignment (γ): Measure the shift or displacement of one shaft along its axis with respect to the other shaft.
  3. Adjustment Techniques: Once the misalignments are measured, various adjustment techniques can be employed to achieve proper alignment:
    • Shimming: Shimming involves placing thin metal shims between the joint and its mounting surfaces to adjust the alignment. Shims come in different thicknesses, allowing for precise alignment adjustments.
    • Adjustable Mounting: Some cardan joints and their corresponding components may have adjustable mounting features. These features enable fine-tuning of the alignment by allowing for angular or axial adjustments.
    • Flexible Couplings: In certain cases, flexible couplings with misalignment compensation capabilities can be used in conjunction with the cardan joint. These couplings absorb small misalignments, reducing the load on the cardan joint.
  4. Iterative Alignment: Achieving precise alignment may require an iterative process. Make adjustments, measure the misalignments again, and repeat the adjustment process until the desired alignment tolerances are met. It is important to follow the manufacturer’s guidelines and recommendations during this process.
  5. Verify Clearance and Rotation: After achieving the desired alignment, verify that there is adequate clearance between the joint and surrounding components to allow for proper rotation. Ensure that the joint can freely articulate without interference or binding.
  6. Secure Mounting: Once the alignment is verified, securely mount the cardan joint to its respective components. Use appropriate fasteners, such as bolts or retaining rings, and ensure they are tightened according to the manufacturer’s specifications.

Proper alignment is crucial for the efficient and reliable operation of the cardan joint. It helps minimize stress concentrations, premature wear, and excessive vibrations that can lead to joint failure. Additionally, it contributes to the overall performance and longevity of the connected machinery or system.

It is worth noting that alignment requirements may vary depending on the specific application, load conditions, and manufacturer recommendations. Consulting the cardan joint manufacturer’s guidelines and specifications is essential to ensure proper alignment and maximize the joint’s performance.

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How do you properly maintain and lubricate a cardan joint?

Proper maintenance and lubrication are essential for ensuring the optimal performance, longevity, and reliability of a cardan joint. Regular maintenance helps prevent premature wear, reduce friction, and minimize the risk of component failure. Here’s a detailed explanation of how to properly maintain and lubricate a cardan joint:

  1. Refer to Manufacturer’s Guidelines: Consult the manufacturer’s guidelines and documentation specific to the cardan joint being used. The manufacturer provides valuable information regarding recommended maintenance intervals, lubrication procedures, and compatible lubricants.
  2. Cleanliness: Before lubricating a cardan joint, ensure that the joint and its surrounding area are clean and free from dirt, debris, or contaminants. Use appropriate cleaning methods, such as wiping or brushing, to remove any buildup that could hinder proper lubrication.
  3. Lubrication Points: Identify the lubrication points on the cardan joint. These are typically located at the bearings or bushings where the joint pivots. Refer to the manufacturer’s documentation to determine the specific lubrication points and their recommended lubrication intervals.
  4. Selection of Lubricant: Select a lubricant that is recommended by the manufacturer and suitable for the operating conditions of the cardan joint. Consider factors such as temperature, load, speed, and environmental conditions when choosing the lubricant. Commonly used lubricants for cardan joints include grease or oil with appropriate viscosity and additives.
  5. Applying Grease: If using grease, apply a sufficient amount to the lubrication points. Use a grease gun or other suitable lubrication equipment to deliver the grease accurately. Ensure that the grease reaches the bearings or bushings, allowing it to coat the surfaces evenly.
  6. Applying Oil: If using oil, carefully apply a few drops to each lubrication point. Use a precision oiler or other suitable dispensing method to avoid over-lubrication. The oil should be applied in a controlled manner to prevent excess oil from dripping or spreading to unwanted areas.
  7. Distribution and Spread: After applying the lubricant, operate the cardan joint through its full range of motion several times. This helps distribute the lubricant evenly and ensures proper coverage of the joint’s surfaces. The motion of the joint helps the lubricant penetrate and adhere to the bearing surfaces, reducing friction and wear.
  8. Excess Lubricant: Remove any excess lubricant that may have accumulated around the lubrication points or other areas of the joint. Excess lubricant can attract dirt, debris, or contaminants, which can contribute to accelerated wear or hinder the joint’s operation.
  9. Regular Inspection: Implement a regular inspection schedule for the cardan joint. Periodically check the lubrication points for signs of excessive wear, contamination, or insufficient lubrication. Inspect for leaks, damaged seals, or any other issues that could affect the joint’s performance. Address any problems promptly to prevent further damage or failure.
  10. Maintenance Records: Maintain proper documentation of the maintenance activities performed on the cardan joint. This includes the dates of lubrication, the type of lubricant used, and any observations or issues noted during inspections. Keeping records helps track maintenance history and facilitates timely maintenance planning and troubleshooting.

It’s important to note that the specific maintenance and lubrication requirements may vary depending on the type, design, and application of the cardan joint. Therefore, always refer to the manufacturer’s guidelines and recommendations for the particular cardan joint being used, as they provide the most accurate and relevant information for proper maintenance and lubrication.

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What is a cardan joint and how does it work?

A cardan joint, also known as a universal joint or U-joint, is a mechanical coupling used to transmit rotational motion between two shafts that are not collinear or have a constant angular relationship. It provides flexibility and accommodates misalignment between the shafts. Here’s a detailed explanation of how a cardan joint works:

A cardan joint consists of three main components: two yokes and a cross-shaped member called the cross or spider. The yokes are attached to the ends of the shafts that need to be connected, while the cross sits in the center, connecting the yokes.

The cross has four arms that intersect at a central point, forming a cross shape. Each arm has a bearing surface or trunnion on which the yoke of the corresponding shaft is mounted. The yokes are typically fork-shaped and have holes or bearings to accommodate the trunnions of the cross.

When the input shaft rotates, it transfers the rotational motion to one of the yokes. The cross, being connected to both yokes, transmits this motion to the other yoke and subsequently to the output shaft.

The key feature of a cardan joint is its ability to accommodate misalignment between the input and output shafts. This misalignment can be angular, axial, or both. As the input and output shafts are not collinear, the angles between the shafts cause the yokes to rotate at different speeds during operation.

The universal joint’s design allows the cross to rotate freely within the yokes, while still transferring motion from one shaft to the other. When the input shaft rotates, the yoke connected to it rotates with the shaft. This rotation causes the cross to tilt, as the other yoke is fixed to the output shaft. As a result, the angle between the arms of the cross changes, allowing for the compensation of misalignment.

As the cross tilts, the relative speeds of the yokes change, but the rotational motion is still transferred to the output shaft. The cardan joint effectively converts the input shaft’s rotation into a modified rotation at the output shaft, accommodating the misalignment between the two shafts.

It’s important to note that while cardan joints provide flexibility and can handle misalignment, they introduce certain limitations. These include non-uniform motion, increased vibration, backlash, and potential loss of efficiency at extreme operating angles. Regular maintenance, proper lubrication, and adherence to manufacturer guidelines are essential to ensure the optimal performance and longevity of cardan joints.

China Standard Cardan Universal Joint U-Joint Cross Joint 5-469X  China Standard Cardan Universal Joint U-Joint Cross Joint 5-469X
editor by CX 2024-05-14