Ball Joints

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Danuser Ball Joints are manufactured for use in a variety of applications. From connecting ends for adjustment links and pitch control links, to cylinder heads and rod ends, Danuser Ball Joints are the answer where a flexible connection is required. This multi-directional movement of the spherical ball prevents binding on clevis ends and other non-spherical connections. Retainers are also available with provisions for grease fittings and grease grooves. The balls are machined smooth and case hardened to minimum Rockwell C-62 for superior wear. The standard Ball finish is plain. Zinc plating of the Ball is available on special orders. Danuser welcomes your inquiries on ball joint assemblies made to your design and specification.

ball joint schematic
Part ID
A
Pin Size (in.)
B
Retainer OD (in.)
C
Ball Width (in.)
D
Retainer Width (in.)
Angle A (deg.)
Angle B (deg.)
Ultimate Retainer Strength (lbs.)
Ball Push Out Force (lbs.)
Image
CAD
5982
0.5
2
1
3/8
11°
40°
20,000
14,600
5870
0.62
2
1
3/8
11°
33°
20,000
14,600
5974
0.62
2.25
1
3/8
10°
35°
45,000
17,100
5868
0.75
2
1
3/8
11°
26°
20,000
14,600
5973
0.75
2.25
1
3/8
10°
28°
45,000
17,100
5347
0.75
2.25
1.38
9/16
17°
30°
32,800
26,200
5860
0.75
2.5
1.38
3/8
17°
32°
52,000
28,500
5088
0.87
2.25
1.38
9/16
17°
27°
32,800
26,200
5827
0.87
2.5
1.38
3/8
17°
26°
52,000
28,500
7466
1
2
1
3/8
11°
17°
20,000
14,600
5975
1
2.25
1
3/8
10°
19°
45,000
17,100
5526
1
2.75
1.75
7/8
17°
26°
40,500
35,100
5849
1
3.12
1.75
9/16
15°
31°
78,900
46,000
5832
1.12
2.75
1.38
11/16
10°
30°
35,500
35,100
5495
1.12
2.75
1.75
13/16
17°
28°
40,500
35,100
5859
1.12
3.12
1.38
3/8
11°
32°
50,000
23,700
5836
1.12
3.12
1.75
9/16
15°
25°
78,900
46,000
5924
1.25
2.75
1.75
7/8
17°
25°
40,500
35,100
5925
1.25
3.12
1.75
9/16
15°
24°
78,900
35,100
5865
1.43
3.5
1.75
1/2
13°
24°
82,400
40,200
5976
1.43
3.5
1.75
1/2
13°
23°
82,400
40,200
5918
1.43
4
1.75
5/8
13°
23°
135,000
47,900
5987
1.5
4.5
2.5
1
20°
33°
162,000
68,600
5910
1.75
4.5
2.5
11/16
20°
28°
162,000
68,600
5912
2
4.5
2.25
1
14°
22°
162,000
68,600
Shouldered ball joint schematic
Part ID
A
Pin Size (in.)
B
Retainer OD (in.)
C
Ball Width (in.)
D
Retainer Width (in.)
Angle A (deg.)
Angle B (deg.)
Ultimate Retainer Strength (lbs.)
Ball Push Out Force (lbs.)
Image
CAD
5500
0.75
2
1.75
3/8
17°
20,000
14,600
5988
0.75
2.25
1.75
3/8
15°
45,000
17,100
5985
1.25
3.5
2
1/2
20°
82,400
40,200
5984
1.25
4
2
5/8
18°
135,000
47,900