Heim® Ball Bearing Rod Ends

Heim® Ball Bearing Rod Ends

PIC Design offers the Heim® Ball Bearing Rod Ends for low friction precision industrial applications that require minimal backlash under low loads. These double row, self-aligning ball bearings rod ends accommodate the application’s low torque, high load, and misalignment needs. Product conforms to SAE-AS6039, formerly MIL-B-6039.


Heim® Precision Ball Bearing Rod Ends Overview

Heim® double row, self-aligning ball bearing rod ends have inner rings and balls made from through-hardened 52100 steel. The bearings are lubricated 80 to 100% fill in compliance with MIL-PRF-81322 and MIL-PRF-23827 specifications. Ball bearing rod ends are equipped with PTFE seals bonded to corrosion resistant caps.

The ball bearing rod end body is selectively heat treated to provide a combination of a fracture tough head, ductile shank, and a carburized hardened raceway to provide high load carrying capacity. External surfaces are plated with cadmium to provide corrosion protection and thread lubricity.

Heim® Ball Bearing Rod Ends Materials & Specifications

  • Precision series
  • Double row, ball, self-aligning
  • 10° permissible misalignment in either direction
  • These bearings are manufactured with an internal play of .0004 in. (.010mm) max.
  • Inner and outer raceway surface finish = 8 micro in. AA max.
  • Equipped with PTFE seals
  • Exposed surfaces except bore, cap, and seals are cadmium plated
  • Outer shank – 90,000 psi min. tensile strength
  • Prelubricated
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Ball Bearing Rod Ends Common Uses & Applications

  • Amusement Park Rides
  • Food & Beverage Industry
  • Material Handling
  • Medical Diagnostic Systems
  • Food Processing
  • Transmission Brake Linkage

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