GN 346


  • Tensile strength class 5.8
  • zinc plated, blue passivated

Ball joint thrust pads GN 346 are in general used for transfer of clamping forces. They adjust themselves to uneven or non-parallel surfaces and clamp without twisting the clamped parts.

The values were arrived at by a series of tests whereby a limited number of ball joint pads were subjected for a limited time to a vertical static load to the pads.

At the values given in the table a permanent deformation of the ball is almost impossible.

Ball joint thrust pads GN 346 can also be used as levelling feet with a small foot diameter.

  • Strength values of nuts -


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