AURORA Bearings

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Aurora Bearing Company manufactures the world’s most complete range of rod end and spherical bearings. Configurations range from 2-piece economy commercial and molded race construction through 3-piece precision designs. Aurora also produces a full line of military spec rod ends, spherical bearings, and journal bushings. Custom designed rod ends, spherical bearings, and linkages are a specialty.

Also known as "Rose joints" or "Heim Joints," the rod end bearings are a critical component of a racecar's suspension. We have carried Aurora Bearing rod ends for many years with excellent customer feedback. Heavy users such as driver schools and racecar rental shops find they get greater life out of Aurora rod ends in many applications. The majority of road race cars manufactured in the U.S. are equipped with Aurora rod ends as original equipment.

Check out our Aurora Rod Ends Quick Comparison Guide for a broad overview comparison of the different series available.
If you know the size you need but not the series, our Aurora Rod End Series Comparison by Size lets you compare the static axial load ratings for each size side-by-side.

Bearing Number Bore Dia Outer DIa Width Size
AURORA 2215K C3 Ball Bearings 1.54 3.3 mm M515600 235000 N
AURORA ASB-16T Spherical Plain Bearings - Rod Ends 0.36 5.2460 in 0.130 in 563-B
AURORA AWB-5TG Spherical Plain Bearings - Rod Ends 1700 205.00 mm 458 mm 999999999
AURORA COM-8KH Plain Bearings 2.50 mm 1.00 mm 150.000 mm 280000 N
AURORA KW-24-Z Spherical Plain Bearings - Rod Ends 1280 mm 300 r/min 280 mm 0.1
AURORA SM-7TY Bearings ISO P4S (ABEC 7/9) 21900 N 1.0 mm 13260 N
AURORA MW-8SZ Bearings 170.0000 mm 80.000 mm 5400 rpm 2.00 mm
AURORA SW-8T-C3 Bearings 1.65 0.8640 in 0.03 in Imperial
AURORA CW-8SF Bearings This product line wa Viton Single Lip 6-11/16 in 1220 rpm
AURORA MW-8-7 Bearings 70 mm 43 mm 330 150 N/mm²
AURORA MW-8F Bearings 1.00 in 0.0030 4.560 in 0.083 in
AURORA SM-16ET-1 Bearings Split Cylindrical Ho Viton Single Lip 218964 lbf 18.5 in