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 End||Number of pieces||Warranty|
|Fat Dragon GOLF Tie Rod End||3||1 Year|
|MOOG ES3488 Tie Rod End||1||4 Years|
|Detroit Axle Tie Rod End||4||10 Years|
|ACDelco 46A0707A Tie Rod End||1||1 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.