What Is Universal Joint Cross? Uses & Parts Of UJ Cross?

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UJ cross or Universal Joint Cross or Cross is a device used alongside with rotating shafts like drive/ propeller shafts to maintain uniform rotating motion between them by coupling the metal rods and allowing the shafts to move flexibly in angular direction both upwards, downwards and sideways. The purpose of a UJ cross is high torque transmission/ transfer in limited space. Here is a simple youtube video to show how UJ cross helps in achieving this :

Below you can see some photos of applications of UJ Cross in vehicles. UJ cross is used in almost all vehicles – trucks, rotavator, cars, machinery etc. 

Here you can see to connect two moving shafts, UJ cross is used so that appropriate rotating motion can be maintained between the rotating parts. 

Some important parts of a OEM type UJ cross are:-

  • Cross/ Spider – This is the main structure which is fitted inside the shaft. 
  • 4 grease/ grease less Roller Bearing – This is the cover which encompases the other parts and is attached to the cross/ spider
  • Seal – Inside the roller bearing case, are the oil seal & dust cover seal which ensure proper play and gap between the other parts
  • Needle Roller – Needle type robber helps in circular movements of the rotating shafts. 
  • Thrust Washer – ensures proper distance and play
  • Circlip/ Snap Ring – 4 rings are attached to each roller bearing case for proper attaching to the shaft. 

Source : GMB

TRENDY model numberVehicle & Size
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T781CANTER /MSL TYPE TATA 407 TURBO / JCB SMALL [30mm x 106mm]
T783UJ CROSS JCB 3DX [35mm x 106mm]
T784U J CROSS TATA 407 TURBO [30mm x 92 mm]
T787Universal Joint CROSS TATA 2515 [28 mm x 128 mm]
T791U.J CROSS TATA 407 OLD MODEL [30 mm x 81 mm]
T794U.J CROSS 1312/1612/1516/1510/2213/2416 GREASE LESS [46mm x 119 mm]
T827CROSS LEYLAND BEDFORD [39.5mm x 115mm]
T830U.J.CROSS 2518(42X120)
T869U J CROSS HYWA / AMW ( 42X129)
T870U J CROSS 4018 PATTI TYPE 49.2X170
T871U J CROSS ACE MAGIC 22X54.5
T872U J CROSS ACE O/M 24X60
T873U J CROSS LEYLAND TUSKER 35X127
T874U J CROSS 4018 LOCK TYPE 48X135
T1006U J CROSS 3516 TAURAS [ 47.6MM ]
T777UJ cross Rotavator small 38 mm x 102 mm
T778Cross Rotavator
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T3153UJ Cross ROTAVATOR WITH 4 NIPPLES

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