The new Dana SPL Model 250 universal joint assembly.
MAUMEE, Ohio — Dana has enhanced its Spicer Life Series (SPL) Model 250 universal joint assembly, improving performance and durability, the company claims.
The new assembly is designed for the latest low-emission Class 8 trucks and boasts a 40%-plus improvement in dynamic bearing capacity within the same compact package.
The company says it offers 70% more power density compared to its nearest competitor.
“As a trusted partner for innovative technologies and unrivaled service for more than 100 years, Dana is constantly seeking ways to improve our products to meet customers’ needs,” said Tom DeHaven, Dana senior manager of driveshaft products. “As the world’s leading driveshaft supplier, these changes reflect our continued commitment to designing products and processes that deliver value, innovation, and best-in-class performance.”
A new synthetic lubricant allows for an initial three-year, 350,000-mile lubrication interval, the company adds.
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