what are johnny joints

What are Johnny Joints?

Johnny joint is a rebuildable flex Joints, it can be welded on the upper axle bracket as a fixed housing or be a threaded part of adjustment arm.  Johnny joint consist of metal threaded housing, washer, bushing, ball assy and snap ring. The housing has a snap ring groove and a hole for a grease zerk. SYZ Machine johnny joints ...
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SYZ rod end heim joints

Types of Rod End

A. Rod End Type Base on Design 1. Self-lubrication Rod End, Such as SA…T/K, SI…T/K SA…T/K, SI…T/K Rod End Features: Carbon Steel, Silver Zinc Plated Housing H59 Brass and PTFE Race, Brass Net Optional 52100 Bearing Steel with Hard Chrome Plated Ball Male and Female, Left and Right Hand Thread for Different Matching Request 2. Rod End with Ball Bearing, ...
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SYZ Rod Ends Products

What’s the difference between rod end, heim joint, rose joint?

Actually, rod end, heim joint and rose joint all mean the same products. Just due to the different cultural and history, it’s different name. The most popular name is spherical rod end bearing, which is called by Germans and most of the countries.  Heim joint and Rose joint are from 2 companies, one is the H.G. Heim Company in the ...
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Usages Of Female Rod Ends/Heim Joints

The use of female rod ends/heim joints will allow the user to make precise changes to key parts of the fixtures. An example of the need for fine adjustment is in the helicopter’s adjustment of the blades. When using an adjustment, the key is to ensure that it is in the correct position, otherwise excessive wear will occur. If spacing ...
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The Basic Types of Rod Ends Used for Racing Applications

Rod ends for racing cars can be divided into two basic classes. First is the commercial or economical rod ends. Although there are many configurations of economical rod ends, the fully swaged two-piece design is the only type that should be used in racing applications. On these rod ends, the body forms or swaged around the ball, so the race the ball rides ...
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Several Methods to Protect Rod Ends from Corrosion

Surface Pretreatment of Rod Ends Surface cleaning: The appropriate cleaning method must be based on the nature of rod ends’surface and the conditions at that time. Commonly used methods are solvent cleaning, chemical treatment cleaning and mechanical cleaning.What is a cleaning solvent? Solvents are compounds that can be used to dissolve, soften, melt or extract another compound. Solvents are divided ...
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The History of Spherical Rod Ends

The WWII happened 80 years ago, but because of the trauma it caused, people still cannot help shivering when they are talking about it. However, if we look at the war from a different perspective, we will make different discoveries. War is the catalyst of technology: penicillin, radar, computer, nuclear energy… Many of the technologies that changed our lives today ...
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SYZ Machine at 2018 SEMA SHOW

Year 2018 SYZ attend SEMA Show. Full sizes of loader slot rod ends, 2-piece rod ends, 3-piece rod ends, COM-T spherical bearings, tie rod ends, ball joints, rack ends, tie rods, adjust linkages, misalignment spacers, tube adapters, rebuildable joint, clevis, were on display ...
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Shopping Guide–Spherical Plain Bearings

Spherical Plain Bearings Spherical Plain Bearings are made of a large variety of materials. They are designed to work under nearly any kind of operating environment. SYZ Machine has a complete product line offering spherical plain bearings in both inch and metric. SYZ’s High Quality Bearings are qualified for heavy duty, off highway vehicles, agricultural-equipment and robotics. Characteristics of Spherical ...
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The Heat Treatment Process of Bearing Steels

When Rod End Bearing Steels are soft and unhardened. Engineers refer to this structure as being in the pearlite state. People must heat the bearing steel to a very high temperature. And then cool it down rapidly so as to harden it. Bearing Steels will transform from pearlite to austenite when the temperature reaches 1,750 F. After a rapid cooling ...
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Rod Ends, Spherical Plain Bearings: Let SYZ Machine Find the Right Part For You

SYZ Machine offers nearly 1,000 products of Rod Ends and Spherical Plain Bearings. Who are ideal for off-highway applications, racing vehicles, agriculture and so on. Our bearing experts and engineers will help you to make cost-effective solutions according to your unique specifications. In the mean time, our customer service agent will guide your buying to make sure that you have ...
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Different Types of Rod End Bearing Lubricants

Rod End Bearing Lubricants has a very important role in the expected life and performance of Rod End Bearings. The most important task of rod ends Bearing Lubricants are to reduce friction and prevent wear. Bearing Lubrication designed for special environments will provide a load bearing wear protective film. Besides, the lubricant needs to lower the temperature and prevent the ...
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Causes of Bearing Failure

When Rod End Bearings (heim joints) failed to reach their expected life or performance level, there will be profound and long-lasting consequences. The following are main reasons of Bearing Failure. The entrance of dirt and other objects into the rod end bearings will cause contamination failure. Scratches, pits and lapping of the race ways are often the results of it ...
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Benefits Of Titanium Rod Ends

Titanium rod ends have been used for decades in high-end applications. Compared with rod ends made of other materials, they have the following advantages: Titanium Rod Ends are Tough. When a pistol bullet hit aluminum, fractures radiate at the speed of sound and the bullet blows on through. But when the bullet hits tough titanium with the same thickness, it ...
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How Automotive Suspension System Works

Today we’re going to be talking a little bit about automotive suspensions and how they work to smoothen the ride of your car. There are mainly three purposes of the automotive suspension system. First, they support the  weight of the vehicle. Second, they maintain accurate tire contact with the ground. And third, they absorb any shock that you get through ...
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Symptoms that You Should Change Your Ball Joints

As we are driving down the road, maybe our car wants to pull to one side and we correct it. Say it’s pulling to the right, we turn it to the left. Now it pulls to the left and then we have to correct it and it goes back to the right. So you’re going down the road just see-sawing ...
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Ball joints, Their Critical Function in Your Suspension

A ball joint is is a connection that is flexible. And it allows movement of the two parts of that connection in more than one direction at the same time. What a ball joint do is really simple. First, they hold the wheel to the car. As you can see in your car, the knuckle that the wheel  attached to ...
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Different Types of Suspension Joints#2–Heim Joints

Heim joints are also known as rod ends. There’s a lot of different versions of these leases by SYZ Machine. There’s other companies out there that make them but SYZ is probably one of the best that you can get. There are really high-end rod ends and there’s kind of low buck cheap versions that aren’t going to last very ...
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