Universal Joint (218-0153) by GMB®. Grade Standard. Location: Front Shaft Front Joint. Lubrication Type: Grease Fitting in Bearing Cap. MB is one of the world’s largest Universal Joint manufacturers with over 70 years of experience. With a full line of products, the GMB Universal Joint program offers extensive OEM application coverage for all major Asian, European, and Domestic nameplates. Drive shaft incorporated with universal joint is widely in use not only in automotive industry but also all other industrial scenes. Purpose: high torque transmission in limited space. GMB is specialized in universal joint, key element of module like drive shaft or propeller shaft. GMB is able to meet different requirements and shaft sizes of OEM customers.
- Special Chrome-Molybdenum Alloy Steel for superior corrosion resistance
- Exact fit snap ring included
- Heavy Duty needle bearings for greater load capacity
- Multi-stage testing prior to assembly for maximum quality control
- Strap Kits and U-Bolt Kits for easy U-Joint installation
GMB also covers global aftermarket with wider range line-up and proudly extends they brand name. This service is realized by company thorough in-house production. GMB maintains production and engineering knowledge and experience to produce universal joints of the highest quality viable under all conditions at economical cost. Universal joint consists of spider(cross) and 4 grease-filled roller bearings. It can transmit large torque at low friction. Spider with journal pegs and bearing cases as outer ring were hot forged or cold formed and machined. They are later carburized in furnace so that increased ruggedness and wear resisitance are obtained. Parts are finally ground to designed size under severe tolerance. Oil seal as well as dust cover are also in use to protect internal journal area from intrusion of foreign material. Variety of grades and materials are selected to repond to extreme conditions such as very hot / very cold temperatures.
GMB® is a reliable manufacturer of premium quality cooling and engine drive systems, transmission parts, axle parts, drive line components, steering and suspension parts, and bearings. Being on the market for over seventy years, the company's products are available for both foreign and domestic applications, late and early models. The products are suitable for various vehicles from micro automobiles to trucks. GMB has achieved numerous certificates, including ISO14001, TS16949, and OHSAS 18001.