Rod ends and spherical bushings are used for linkage applications where a bearing has to accommodate severe misalignment. They are available with self lubricating or metal to metal inserts. Inch and metric. Standard rod ends have right hand threads although left hand threads are available as an option. Grease fittings available.
Unit of Measure


N/A Female Rod Ends

(B) Diameter

N/A .2500 in

(B) Tolerance

N/A +.0025 in-.0005 in

(D) Diameter

N/A .7500 in

(D) Tolerance

N/A +.010 in-.010 in

(W) Width

N/A 0.375 in

(W) Tolerance

N/A +.005 in-.005 in

(T) Width

N/A 0.250 in

Ball Diameter

N/A .500 in

(A) Length

N/A 1.312 in

(A) Tolerance

N/A +.015 in-.015 in

(N) Thread

N/A 10-32

Thread Type


(C) Thread Length

N/A 0.687 in

(C) Tolerance

N/A +.062 in-.031 in

(E) Diameter

N/A .468 in

(E) Tolerance

N/A +.010 in-.010 in

(F) Flat

N/A .375 in

(F) Tolerance

N/A +.010 in-.010 in

a° Mis. Angle

N/A 27

Ult. Static Radial Load

N/A 3,250 lb

Approx. Weight

N/A .05 lb


N/A Right Hand Thread

Ball Material

N/A 52100 Steel, Rc 56 Min., Hard Chrome Plated

Body Material

N/A Low Carbon Steel, Zinc Plated, Chromate Treated

Common Options

N/A Z-- Grease Fittings

Alinabal P/N

N/A AF-GP4-3

Aurora P/N

N/A CW4-3

Heim/Boston P/N

N/A F-CR4-3

Morse/Spherco P/N

N/A CFF4-3

Tuthill P/N

N/A MSF4-3