Custom Aluminum Rod Ends Manufacturer

HM is a leading manufacturer of custom aluminum rod ends from China.

We offer a range of aluminum alloys, CNC machining techniques, finishes, features, and designs to create the perfect product for you.

Your Reliable Aluminum Rod End Supplier

HM aluminum rod ends are manufactured to connect the ends of control rods, steering links and other tie rods used for mechanical control. A high-quality rod end provides an effective point-to-point contact with the center of rotation lying on the axis of both attached rods for enhanced strength.

We supply various aluminum rod designs, including heim joints, ball joints, tie rods, push rods, spherical bearings, fisheye, axial, and other. You can request a female or a male rod end threaded left or right—whatever fits your application.

You can customize the thread length, ball diameter, misalign angle, static radial load, finish, colour, and more.

Aluminum Rod Ends Series

  • Spherical Rod End
    Spherical Rod End

    The spherical rod ends can be constructed as aluminum, stainless steel, and other metal materials. Its overall measurement is available for customization. 

  • stainless steel rod end
    Stainless Steel Rod End

    Stainless steel rod end features superior strength, firm surfaces, and plated to protect against corrosion and rust, often used for suspension components, ladder bar assemblies, etc.

  • Midget Complete Rod End
    Midget Complete Rod End

    The midget complete rod end provides lifetime use and assurance. Installation is straightforward that requires no special tools and expenses. 

  • Male Thread 4 Bar Rod End
    Male Thread 4 Bar Rod End

    The male thread 4 bar rod end is constructed originally from high-class materials, which give perfect compatibility and appeal to your industrial machines and vehicles.  

  • Steering Shaft Aluminum Rod End
    Steering Shaft Aluminum Rod End

    Steering shaft aluminum rod end is a perfect accessory for automobile machines and equipment, which is advantageous in maintaining its original operation.

  • Car Wingless Aluminum Rod End
    Car Wingless Aluminum Rod End

    Car wingless aluminum rod ends are reliable to use for your car systems. Build from top-grade aluminum that gives excessive protection from acids, alkali, and rust.

  • Machine Aluminum Alloy Steel Male Rod Ends
    Machine Aluminum Alloy Steel Male Rod Ends

    Machined aluminum alloy steel male rod ends are uncomplicated and convenient for the automotive and industrial fields. Fully-tested components that are satisfying to use.

  • colorful aluminum joint rod end
    Colorful Aluminum Joint Rod End

    The colorful aluminum joint rod end is loaded with aesthetic colors and styles. Highly strengthened and durable components that can handle heavy-duty operations. 

  • HXHV external-threaded type pos 16 rod end
    HXHV External-Threaded Type Pos 16 Rod End

    A high-quality HXHV external threaded type pos 16-rod end gives faultless operation, especially in machinery, automation, CNC equipemnts, etc. 

Custom Aluminum Rod Ends Design

Besides the designs mentioned above, we offer 4-piece, 2-piece, and cartridge options. The 4-piece aluminum rod end includes race inserts for lubricity in the bearing area, reduced internal clearance, and smooth operation perfect for dynamic applications like racing.

The  2-piece rod end is formed around a spherical ball, providing high strength—ideal for heavy loads. The cartridge rod end consists of a spherical plain bearing mounted in a rod end body. This design allows the maximum customization. It can include a PTFE liner for self-lubrication, best suited for military and aircraft designs.

Some of the features we can manufacture are: spherical plain bearings, thin section ball bearings, cam followers, needle roller bearings, as well as special designs like double-ended bearings and offset rod ends.

Aluminum Rod Ends
Aluminum Rod Ends Application

CNC Aluminum Rod Ends Production

The HM CNC aluminum rod ends follow much the same steps of production as other aluminum CNC parts. Our factory has automated CNC milling and turning machines with a tolerance of 0.002um for precision rod ends.

Depending on the complexity of your design, we will use 4- or 5-axis CNC machines. Additionally, we have die casting and molding capabilities.

Our R&D engineers will develop the perfect design for your project, helping you choose the aluminum alloy, design features, specifications, surface treatments, and color. Furthermore, we can manufacture parts of the rod end using stainless steel, brass, etc.

Aluminum Rod Ends Application

Aluminum tie rod ends are used in the automotive industry for steering linkages and connecting rods, especially in cars designed for different types of racing. Similarly, aluminum rod ends are used in tie rods of aircraft fuselages, ship engines, military tech, and more.

Aluminum shock rod ends are crucial for architectural rods in bridges, towers, cranes, etc.

Rod Ends Production
Aluminum Rod Ends Factory

Why HM Aluminum Rod Ends

As a professional custom CNC aluminum rod ends supplier in China, HM offers you limitless possibilities in production and partnership.

For over 20 years, we have been developing new designs and manufacturing 5 million parts each year.  We grew our factory to 200 employees and 100 sets of high-precision CNC machinery capable of meeting your production demands for your aluminum rod ends.

We work with a large range of material types and alloys, acquiring different certifications and comprehensive raw material testing. You will receive a free manufacturing analysis with your quote, as well as 24/7 online support.

Choose us today!



Heavy-Duty Rod Ends

Besides regular rod ends, HM offers heavy-duty aluminum designs. These are enforced in various ways to provide reliable strength in high-capacity applications. The bell, race, housing, and bearing all support heavy loads in structural and architectural applications.

Wide Selection of Alloys

HM manufactures aluminum rod ends using different aluminum alloys with properties best suited for your project. We use:

  • Acd12
  • A380
  • ZLD104
  • Al 6061
  • Al 6082
  • Al 6063
  • Al 075

Rod ends are typically manufactured using Al 7075, which is strong and durable.

High-Precision Rod Ends

Our high-precision aluminum rod end options have tolerances of 0.002um—small enough for use in important aircraft applications. You can specify the size, length, and direction of the thread, as well as the angle and extent of misalignment.

Our precise designs will fit ideally into your existing project parts like tie rods and connectors. Choose us for a perfect product.

Anodized Aluminum Rod Ends

At HM, we offer a wide range of surface treatments, with the most popular being anodizing. Our electrochemically anodized aluminum rod ends are stronger, more wear-resistant, and more resistant to corrosion than regular aluminum. We have decorative and hard coats available for your choosing.

You can also request polishing, sandblasting, chrome plating, zinc plating, powder coating, painting any color, and laser engraving your logo.

Quality Checking
What are the Features of Aluminum Rod Ends?

The aluminum rod ends have a lot of great features such as:

  • Rust-proof
  • Heavy-duty shank
  • Lightweight
  • Exceptional durability
  • High precision rating
  • Long term use
  • High rigidity
  • High wear resistance
  • High corrosion resistance
  • Increased tensile strength
  • High-quality aluminum construction
What Types of Aluminum Materials are Used for Aluminum Rod Ends?

The aluminum rod ends are made from different types of aluminum materials.

We have a wide variety of aluminum materials to choose from such as:

  • Aluminum ADC12
  • Aluminum A380
  • Aluminum 2024
  • Aluminum 5052
  • Aluminum 6061
  • Aluminum 6082
  • Aluminum 6063
  • Aluminum 7075
  • Aluminum ZLD104
  • Aluminum 7075-T6
Are the Aluminum Rod Ends Available in Different Colors?

Yes, the body of the aluminum rod ends is available in a wide array of colors.

You can get the aluminum rod ends in many different colors such as:

  • Red
  • Green
  • Purple
  • Blue
  • Black
  • Pink
  • Yellow
  • Silver
  • Gray
  • Plain

Aside from that, the aluminum rod ends can be produced based on the colors that you need.

What are the Available Finishing Options for Aluminum Rod Ends?

There is a wide selection of finishing options for the aluminum rod ends.

The available finishing options are:

  • Anodizing
  • Polishing
  • Chrome plating
  • Sand blasting
  • Zinc plating
  • Powder coating
  • Painting
  • Laser engraving
  • Grinding
  • Brushed finish
What is the Shank Gender of Your Aluminum Rod Ends?

Our aluminum rod ends are available in 2 types of shank gender.

Those two types include:

  • Female Shank – The female shank is featuring an internal threading. The threading in the female shank is concealed. The female shank is commonly used in applications that the male shank can’t handle. As an example, they are used in helicopters to change the path of the blade.
  • Male Shank – The male shank has a threading that is placed on its exterior. Its thread is located on the holder end.
What are the Different Hand Thread Directions of the Aluminum Rod Ends?

The aluminum rod ends come in two types of hand thread directions such as:

  • Left Hand Thread – This type of thread loosens when it is being rotated in a clockwise way. So, when tightening a left-hand thread, you should rotate it in an anti-clockwise way.
  • Right Hand Thread – This type of thread tightens into the nut when it is being rotated in a clockwise manner.
What are the Available Thread Types of Your Aluminum Rod Ends?

The aluminum rod ends have threads that are available in a lot of different types.

The available thread types of our aluminum rod ends include:

  • left hand female thread
  • left hand male thread
  • right hand female thread
  • right hand male thread
What is the Static Radial Load Capacity of the Aluminum Rod Ends?

The static radial load capacity of the aluminum rod ends differs depending on their types.

The aluminum rod ends have different static radial load capacity such as:

  • 1,350 lbs.
  • 2,450 lbs.
  • 2,550 lbs.
  • 2,850 lbs.
  • 3,950 lbs.
  • 4,200 lbs.
  • 4,500 lbs.
  • 7,000 lbs.
  • 7,650 lbs.
  • 8,500 lbs.
  • 10,000 lbs.
  • 13,300 lbs.
  • 14,000 lbs.
How Long is the Shank Thread of the Aluminum Rod Ends?

The aluminum rod ends have a shank thread that is available in a wide selection of lengths.

Some of the shank thread lengths available are:

  • ½ inches
  • 11/16 inches
  • ¾ inches
  • 13/16 inches
  • 15/16 inches
  • 1 inch
  • 1 1/16 inches
  • 1 ¼ inch
  • 1 3/8 inches
  • 1 ½ inch
  • 1 9/16 inches
  • 1 5/8 inches
  • 1 ¾ inch

Aside from these lengths, other lengths are available depending on what you require.

What are the Available Thread Sizes of Aluminum Rod Ends?

The aluminum rod ends have a thread that is available in many different sizes such as:

  • 6-32 Thread Size
  • 10-24 Thread Size
  • 10-32 Thread Size
  • 1/4″-20 Thread Size
  • 1/4″-28 Thread Size
  • 5/16″-18 Thread Size
  • 5/16″-24 Thread Size
  • 3/8″-16 Thread Size
  • 3/8″-24 Thread Size
  • 7/16″-20 Thread Size
  • 1/2″-13 Thread Size
  • 1/2″-20 Thread Size
  • 5/8″-11 Thread Size
  • 5/8″-18 Thread Size
  • 3/4″-16 Thread Size
  • 3/4″-10 Thread Size
  • M3 Thread Size
  • M4 Thread Size
  • M5 Thread Size
  • M6 Thread Size
  • M8 Thread Size
  • M10 Thread Size
  • M12 Thread Size
  • M14 Thread Size
  • M16 Thread Size
  • M20 Thread Size
  • M22 Thread Size
  • M24 Thread Size
  • M27 Thread Size
  • M30 Thread Size

Moreover, the thread size of the aluminum rod ends can be customized based on your requests.

What are the Applications of Aluminum Rod Ends?

The aluminum rod ends can be used in a wide range of applications.

They are used in many industries, machines, and applications such as:

  • Food & Beverage Industry
  • Chemical Process Machinery
  • Agricultural Machinery
  • HVAC Industry
  • Automobile Industry
  • Machine Industry
  • Go Kart Racing
  • Motorsport Industry
  • Material Handling
  • UTV, ATV, or Off-Road Vehicles
  • Food Processing Machinery
  • Textile Manufacturing Equipment
  • Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Equipment
  • Aircraft Control Systems
  • Track Rollers

Additionally, the aluminum rod ends can be used for any type of rolling & conveying device. They are used to connect the ends of:

  • steering linkages
  • control rods
  • other tie rods
What are the Parts of Aluminum Rod Ends?

The aluminum rod ends are composed of three parts.

Their parts include:

  1. body
  2. liner or race
  3. ball
What is the Hole Diameter of Aluminum Rod Ends?

The aluminum rod ends have a lot of different hole diameters.

The available hole diameter includes:

  • 65 inches
  • 188 inches
  • 19 inches
  • 190 inches
  • 25 inches
  • 250 inches
  • 313 inches
  • 375 inches
  • 4375 inches
  • 438 inches
  • 5 inches
  • 50 inches
  • 500 inches
  • 51 inches
  • 625 inches
  • 75 inches
  • 750 inches
  • 757 inches
  • 1 inch

Additionally, the hole diameter of the aluminum rod ends can be customized based on what you need.

Are the Aluminum Rod Ends Customizable?

Yes, the aluminum rod ends can be customized to make sure that every need of the customers will be fulfilled.

The aluminum rod ends can be customized based on your custom:

  • Color
  • Size
  • Material
  • Stud Configurations
  • Finishing Options
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