Linkages

At Cork Bearing Company, we stock a huge range of linkages, ball joints and accessories. Be sure to let our friendly team know if you are looking for something in particular, we will do our very best to help. We offer next day delivery, with free deliveries in the Cork City region.

Male Rod Ends

Male rod end bearings, also known as 'Rose joints'' are used to absorb misalignment in a linkage, they can be found in an endless number of applications, for example automotive, agricultural, industrial, leisure and medical.

Female Rod Ends

Female rod end bearings, also known as 'Rose joints' are used to absorb misalignment in a linkage. They can be found in an endless number of applications, for example automotive, agricultural, industrial, leisure and medical.

Spherical Plain Bearings

Spherical plain bearings are similar to a rod end, but are designed to be pressed into plates or housings and are used to absorb misalignment in a linkage. They can be found in many applications, for example automotive, agricultural or industrial.

Motion Transfer Linkages

Rod ends and spherical bearings also known as ‘rose joints’, along with ball joints and clevis, are available as individual components or can be supplied as part of a rod based motion transfer linkage.
Proudly manufactured in the UK, we specialise in the supply of custom straight or bent formed rod-based linkages, ready to fit and quality guaranteed from end to end.

Ball Joints

Ball joints are commonly used in applications such as vehicle suspension, where steering knuckles are connected to control arms and in almost any application requiring the transfer of motion, ball joints are a flexible ball and socket which allows movement and are manufactured to international standards and tolerances.

Ball Studs

Ball studs are ideal for linkage assemblies that can be detached regularly or secured permanently, as they can be used for a wide range of applications.

Clevis Joints

G-series is our standard catalogue range of clevis, available in both metric and imperial right and left handed thread and hole sizes. They are also known as yoke or fork ends and are used to connect a rod to an eye, a rod end or ball joint and are secured using a clevis pin and clip or spring pin.

Accessories

Accessories include rubber dust seals, also known as rubber boots, are fitted over a rod end to inhibit the ingress of contaminates. Spacers are fitted into the dust seal that are pre-machined to the shaft diameter. We stock a range of dust seals and spacers which are available to suit standard rod ends and will give extra protection when used in harsh environments.