In 1971 AURORA BEARING COMPANY entered the rod end and spherical bearing market and soon became a major force in the rod end industry. The AURORA BEARING product potfolio today includes both Aerospace / Military and Commercial / Industrial rod ends and standard spherical bearings in inch and metric systems while special bearings can be designed and manufactured on request. Different series of these bearings are separately presented together with respective documentation.
AURORA BEARING MW & MG Series include Precision General Purpose Female Rod Ends with the following features. Rod ends in these series are equivalent to RBC® HEIM® BEARINGS part numbers shown in the parenthesis.
Body - Low carbon steel, protective coated for corrosion resistance. Size 16 standard series body is alloy steel not heat treated.
Ball - Alloy steel, heat treated, hard chrome plated.
Race - Low carbon steel, protective coated for corrosion resistance.
Left-hand threaded units have an identification groove near end of shank.
Grease Fitting available for sizes -3 and up. Units are supplied without grease fittings. When a grease fitting is required, specify by adding suffix "Z" or "F". Ex.: MW-6Z = Zerk Type Fitting MW-6F = Flush Type Fitting.
Load ratings apply only to rod ends without grease fittings.
Studded configuration available upon request. Specify by adding suffix "S". Ex.: MW-8S.
PTFE Liners available upon request. Specify by adding suffix "T". Ex.: MW-8T.