|What applications have aluminum shafts?
||Ford & GM have vehicles with aluminum driveshafts (i.e. Aerostar,
Corvette, GMC Truck, Firebird)
|Why do the U-Joints have a protective coating?
||To stop galvanic action (corrosion) between aluminum & steel.
|Where is the coating applied?
||The cups are steel, this requires a protective coating on the outer
surface that makes contact with the yoke lugs & bearing bores. Without a special
coating between the surfaces of aluminum to steel, the aluminum pits, flakes &
|How is this done?
||A chemical process developed and used in order to stop galvanic corrosion
has been applied. A barrier coating between .0002" - .0005" thick is
applied to the outer diameter of the cups.
Don't risk using standard universal
joints without the chemical coating applied. Protect your customers expensive
K447A (1350 Series)
K467A (1310 Series)
K521A (1330 Series)
K541A (1330/3R Series)
K648A (1330/1350 Series)
-Corvette, GMC Truck
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