A rod end (or rose joint) is a type of bearing that has a circular head with an opening and a threaded shaft attached. It is a type of mechanical articulating joint. They are often used in the automotive industry and can also be found in industrial machinery, boats, and remote control helicopters.
Types of Rod End
They are available with the following variations:
Female (internal) or male (external) threads
Left or right hand thread
Metric or imperial sizing