Rod End Suppliers In South Africa

What is a Rod End?

A rod end bearing, also known as a heim joint or rose joint, is a mechanical articulating joint. Such joints are used on the ends of control rods

, steering links, tie rods, or anywhere a precision articulating joint is required, and where a clevis end is unsuitable.

Rod End Suppliers In South Africa

What is the best Rod End to buy?

Best Tie Rod EndNumber of piecesWarranty
Fat Dragon GOLF Tie Rod End31 Year
MOOG ES3488 Tie Rod End14 Years
Detroit Axle Tie Rod End410 Years
ACDelco 46A0707A Tie Rod End11 Year

What to consider when buying a Rod End?

Internal vs External Threading.


Left vs Right Hand.


What is a Rod End made of?

While some rod ends are made of chromoly steel, others are made of carbon steel. Also known as high-carbon steel, carbon steel is exactly what it sounds like:

steel with a higher concentration of carbon than other types of steel. All types of steel contain some carbon.