Dana Offers New Spicer Extreme Universal Joints for Handling in Toughest Environments

Press Release Summary:

The Spicer® Extreme™ 5-760X and 1480/SPL55 Universal Joints from Dana are offered with needleless bearing caps, full circle snap rings, and a steel journal cross. The O-ring sealed bearing caps come with a high-grade anti-seize lubricant and include provisions for grease fittings. The 5-760X joints are intended for use with Dana 30™ axles, while the 1480/SPL55 joints are designed for Dana’s 44™ axles. The units are suitable for pairing with chromoly axle shafts in off-road applications.


Original Press Release:

Dana Introduces Spicer® Extreme™ Universal Joints for Severe Off-road Applications

LAS VEGAS, Oct. 30, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Dana Incorporated (NYSE: DAN) has introduced a new line of Spicer® universal joints intended for severe off-road applications.  The Spicer® Extreme™ u-joints feature needleless bearing caps and a journal cross made of 4340 chromoly steel with an enlarged trunnion diameter for added strength.

Dana made the announcement at the Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) Show, held through Nov. 2 at the Las VegasConvention Center.  Dana will showcase its new products in booth 35117, located in the South Hall Upper.

The Spicer Extreme u-joints include full circle snap rings, which nearly eliminate the possibility of the rings being ejected under load.  The needleless bearing caps are sealed with an internal O-ring and come with a high-grade anti-seize lubricant.  The caps also have provisions for grease fittings.

"Spicer Extreme u-joints are the ultimate solution for extreme off-road enthusiasts who push their vehicles to the edge and beyond," said Dan Griffin, senior director of global aftermarket sales, marketing, and customer service for Dana Aftermarket.  "The u-joints do not have needle bearings, reducing the potential for wear and include snap rings that are designed to nearly eliminate the possibility of ejection. These u-joints are capable of handling the toughest environments."

The 5-760X sized u-joints are designed for use with Dana 30™ and Dana 44™ axles, while the 1480/SPL55 sized u-joints are intended to be used with Dana 60™ axles.  The increased load capacity of the Spicer Extreme u-joints makes it ideal for pairing with chromoly axle shafts with full circle snap rings.  Spicer Extreme u-joints are intended for off-road use only.

More information about the Spicer Extreme u-joints visit SpicerParts.com.  For e-catalog and parts location, visit DanaAftermarket.com.

About Dana in the Aftermarket 
Powered by recognized brands such as Dana, Spicer®, Victor Reinz®, Albarus™, Brevini®, Glaser®, GWB®, Spicer® Select™, Thompson®, and Transejes®, Dana delivers a broad range of aftermarket solutions – including genuine, all-makes, and value lines – servicing passenger, commercial, and off-highway vehicles around the world. Leveraged by a global network of 14 distribution centers, Dana's dedicated aftermarket team provides technical service, customer support, high fill rates, and on-time delivery to customers around the globe.  For product information, visit www.SpicerParts.com and www.VictorReinz.com.  For e-catalog and parts locator, visit www.DanaAftermarket.com.  To speak with a Dana customer service representative, call 1-800-621-8084.

About Dana Incorporated
Dana is a world leader in highly engineered solutions for improving the efficiency, performance, and sustainability of powered vehicles and machinery.  Dana supports the passenger vehicle, commercial truck, and off-highway markets, as well as industrial and stationary equipment applications.  Founded in 1904, Dana employs approximately 30,000 people in 33 countries on six continents who are committed to delivering long-term value to customers.  The company reported sales of more than $7.2 billion in 2017.  Based in Maumee, Ohio, USA.  Dana is ranked among the Drucker Institute's listing of the 250 most effectively managed companies.  For more information, please visit www.dana.com.

CONTACT: Jeff Cole, 419-887-3535, jeff.cole@dana.com; or Harry Hurst, Harris, Baio & McCullough, 610-725-9600, harry@hbmadv.com

Web Site: http://www.dana.com

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