Rod Ends

Rod Ends

Rod Ends are bearing units that combine a spherical plane bushing mounted in a housing, with either a male or female threaded shank. Rod ends are utilized primarily at the ends of piston rods or to join a cylinder to associated components. Rod ends can be male or female, and threaded either left or right handed. Available in a wide array of designs, rod ends are offered as standard product in both inch and metric dimensions. Available inch standard sizes range from 1/8” bore to 2”, with threads from 6-32 to 2”-12. Standard metric rod ends range from 3mm to 30 mm bores. Features and benefits of rod ends can differ between manufacturers. Design differences include material utilized, lubrication methods and locations, housing strength and thread strength.

Bearing Service stocks many common rod ends. Please contact Bearing Service to assist in locating the right rod end for your application.

Here is a list of Manufacturers / Brands that we represent:

  • Regal PTS (Sealmaster, McGill)
  • Schaeffler Group (INA)
  • Aurora
  • RBC (Heim)
  • IKO
  • Tuthill Corp. (National Rod Ends)
  • THK
  • Alinabal
  • P.T. International
  • Igus Bearing, Inc.
  • Pacific Bearing
  • FK Bearings, Inc.onal Standards Organization.
  • SKF

You can learn more about our Manufacturers / Brands by clicking on the following links: