Material: Body and ball stud Low carbon steel. Case hardened. Clip MN65 carbon steel strip, hardened and tempered, equivalent SAE 1070.
Protective Finish: Body and ball stud Zinc plated, de-embrittled and passivated. The assembly is lubricated.
DIN 71802 Series
The PM Series is Lightweight and slim line. To resist wear, the ball stud and body cavity are both case hardened. The spring clip allows the ball stud to be easily disconnected or re-assembled during installation. The Hexagon form of the studs facilitate assembly.
The PM Ball Joint is available without the ball stud for assembly on to a pre-positioned ball stud and the ball studs are also available separately.
Material: Body Low carbon steel. Case hardened. Ball stud Medium carbon steel, ball is induction hardened. Inner retaining clip and safety clip Hard drawn spring steel.
Protective Finish: Body, ball stud and inner retaining clip Zinc plated and passivated; ball stud and ring are de-embrittled. The assembly is lubricated.
Din 71802 Series
The Ball stud is retained by a captive internal wire retaining ring which makes this ball joint suitable for transmitting push and pull loads. The hexagon form on body (spanner flats on part IBJ 12) and spanner flats on ball stud facilitate assembly.
The extensive load carrying capacity is achieved by the self locking action of the inner retaining ring, angular misalignment can be accommodated.
For improved wear resistance, the ball is induction hardened.
The IBJ Ball Joint is supplied with a fitted gaiter to resist ingress of contaminants.