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  • Body - Low carbon steel, protective coated for corrosion resistance. Size 16 standard series body is alloy steel not heat treated.
  • Ball - Alloy steel, heat treated, hard chrome plated.
  • Race - Alloy steel, heat treated, protective coated for corrosion resistance.
  • Left-hand threaded units have an identification groove near end of shank.
  • Units are supplied without grease fittings. When a grease fitting is required, specify by adding suffix "Z" or "F". Ex.: KW-6Z = Zerk Type Fitting KW-6F = Flush Type Fitting.
  • Load ratings apply only to rod ends without grease fittings. For load ratings with fittings, please consult our engineering department.
  • Studded configuration available upon request. Specify by adding suffix "S". Ex.: KW-8S.
Unit of Measure


Thread Type

N/A Right Hand

Thread Configuration

N/A Female

B - Ball Bore

N/A 1.0000 in

W - Ball Width

N/A 1.375 in

H - Head Width

N/A 1.000 in

A - Base to Center

N/A 4.125 in

D - Head Diameter

N/A 2.750 in

K - Shank Diameter

N/A 1.625 in

J - Wrench Flat Width

N/A 1.500 in

Ball Diameter

N/A 1.875 in

C - Thread Depth [inch]

N/A 2.125 in

Thread Size

N/A 1 1/4-12

Thread Class


a - Misalignment Angle Clevis Mounted

N/A 17 º

Ultimate Radial Static Load Capacity

N/A 40,889 lbs

Approximate Brg. Weight

N/A 2.13 lb


N/A Stud

Type of Lubrication

N/A Zerk Fitting

KW & KG Note

KW & KG Note

N/A For dimensional tolerances of listed features, see the PDF version of the catalog under the "View Product Catalogs" tab from the home page.