Hardy-Spicer universal joint

A type of universal joint commonly used with prop shafts

Dictionary of automotive terms. 2015.

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  • Universal joint — A universal joint, U joint, Cardan joint, Hardy Spicer joint, or Hooke s joint is a joint in a rigid rod that allows the rod to bend in any direction, and is commonly used in shafts that transmit rotary motion. It consists of a pair of ordinary… …   Wikipedia

  • universal joint — noun A coupling that allows different parts of a machine not in line with each other some freedom of movement at the same time as transmitting rotary motion. Syn: Cardan joint, cardan joint, Hardy Spicer joint, Hookes joint, U joint, universal… …   Wiktionary

  • Hardy-Spicer joint — A type of universal joint commonly used with prop shafts …   Dictionary of automotive terms

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