The HEIM® BEARINGS company has been acquired by RBC® BEARINGS, a leader in the world of highly engineered bearing products.
HEIM® BEARINGS produces the industry's widest range of rod end bearing sizes (aka rod ends) in the following four grades (types): precision, aircraft, military and commercial with each grade including different series suitable for respective application requirements. HEIM® BEARINGS are made from different materials featuring among others high strength two piece designs, high capacity designs, self-lubricating options and thermoplastic races or Teflon® liners. Please consult the supplied table on different grades and series offered.
- Precision rod ends are manufactured to tight tolerances for applications requiring improved linkage accuracy and reduced looseness.
- Aircraft rod ends use premium materials, and have magnafluxed rod end bodies. Originally intended for aircraft applications, aircraft rod ends are used in many industrial applications where a high degree of reliability is required
- Military rod ends are produced in strict accordance with all applicable military specifications and are typically used in military and commercial aviation applications, or when Mil-Spec approval is required
- Commercial rod ends are produced using standard materials and manufacturing methods, and consist an economical choice for industrial applications
The HEIM® BEARINGS ME/AS81935/1 and FE/AS81935/2 series are military standard, high capacity self lubricating rod ends, male and female threaded respecively, using HEIM® UNIFLON® liner approved to SAE-AS81820 (formerly MIL-B-81820). Their rod end bodies are made from 4340 alloy steel, heat treated, magnetic particle inspected, cadmium plated and chromate treated. Balls are made from 440C on 17-4PH race inserts and heat treated.
Letters “L” and “K” to prefix indicate Left Hand thread and Keyway respectively.
Please refer to the supplied chart for technical specifications and the RBC® HEIM® Bearings Catalog for additional information.