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Spicer Uni joints vs New Twin Spring Couplings

Uni Joints replacement Spicer 1310 U-Joint

Spicer uni joints The universal joint we will discuss today is the universal joint. Originally invented in the 1683 by Robert Hooke the Hooke joint became the universal joint when patented in 1905 by Clarence Spicer. The Spicer joint then with Spicer’s business partner Charles Dana turned into the current day Dana Holdings. Spicer Uni […]

The true cost of universal joints

Uni Joints replacement Spicer 1310 U-Joint

The true cost of universal joints are not so simple, a low initial price but with ongoing maintenance means it becomes a lot more expensive Lets face it, its an old technology, 115 years old to be exact, the first use of the word by inventor Robert Hooke in 1676 shows the coupling is far […]