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Linkage and Rod End Bearings

Triangle Manufacturing Company is a US-based, industrial linkage and rod end bearing manufacturer. As a rod end bearing supplier, Triangle manufactures rod end assemblies in-house to provide a full industrial linkage solution. Triangle's industrial engineers can work with you to design a custom linkage solution, or help you select the right linkage, rod end, or threaded rod for you industrial application. 

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Triangle's linkage assemblies and rod ends can be manufactured with a sintered bronze spherical bearings, sintered iron spherical bearings or chrome-plated steel spherical bearings. 

Linkage assemblies can be designed with a self-aligned bearing ball to compensate for surface and mounting irrugulararities. They can also include formed rib which allows for greater strength and reduced thickness.

Threaded rods are available in a handful of sizes and are great for lawnmowers, HVAC louvers, solar trackers and manufacturing equipment.

Spherical rod end bearings can be manufactured as assemblies to improve your manufacturing efficiencies. 

Find the Right Linkage

Linkage and rod end bearing drawings are available to download in PDF and STEP formats. Browse and filter the linkage results to find the best industrial bearing for your application. Click on the bearing to locate the “Download Drawing” button. Contact Triangle Manufacturing to help in selecting the right linkage for your application.

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Linkage Resources

Visit Triangle Manufacturing’s Linkage Resources to learn more about different linkages and linkage assemblies available to you.

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Learn about benefits of each part, material options and download PDF drawings.

Linkages Information Sheets

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About Triangle Manufacturing

Triangle Manufacturing is an American bearing company established nearly 100 years ago, by Frank Sullivan in 1922. Triangle Manufacturing’s product offering is diverse—from spherical plain bearings and rod end bearings to linkage assemblies and blower motor belly band brackets . Today, our customers—from small-and mid-sized manufacturers for Fortune 500 companies—span the globe.

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Bearing Engineering - It’s in our DNA

At first glance, the engineering capabilities among manufacturing companies may seem largely the same. So, what sets Triangle Manufacturing apart? The difference is in our DNA. Our company was built by engineers, grown by engineers and is led by engineers today.

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Innovators focused on your success

Since our start in 1922, we’ve been a stamped metal component and bearing manufacturing company run by engineers for engineers. We foster a culture of innovation throughout the entire company – from sales to engineering to manufacturing and shipping.

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Triangle’s Design Process

Have you ever tried to fit a spherical plain bearing, or linkage assembly into a new design, only to find that it’s like putting a square peg into a round hole? As your bearing supplier, Triangle Manufacturing will help you address the problem AND meet the tight deadlines you face.

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