Metric Ball Joints
|Publication Date:||1 October 2012|
This SAE Standard covers the general and dimensional data for industrial quality ball joints commonly used on control linkages in metric automotive, marine, construction, and industrial equipment applications.
The ball joints described are available from several manufactures within the range of the interchangeable specifications. The sliding contact self-aligning bearing members (ball and socket) are available in a variety of materials in the type shown. The load capacities and wear capabilities vary considerably with the design and fabrication. It is suggested that the manufactures be consulted for recommendations for the type and design appropriate to particular applications.
The inclusion of dimensional data in the document is not intended to imply that all the products described are stock production sizes. Consumers are requested to consult with manufactures concerning availability of stock production parts.