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tie rod

1. A metal rod that joins and reinforces parts in a structure.
2. Either of two metal rods or arms used to control the orientation of the front wheels in certain automotive steering systems.

tie rod



(Mechanical Engineering) any rod- or bar-shaped structural member designed to prevent the separation of two parts, as in a vehicle

tie′ rod`

an iron or steel rod serving as a structural tie.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.tie rod - either of two rods that link the steering gear to the front wheels
rod - a long thin implement made of metal or wood
steering linkage - mechanism consisting of a system of rods and levers connected to the front wheels of a motor vehicle; the steering gear pushes it left or right which swivels the front wheels, causing the vehicle to turn
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This mechanism basically consists of two relay levers, one track rod, two tie rods and two steering arms as seen in Fig.
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4bn merger would harm competition in the market for heavy vehicle tie rods.
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Pressure is applied to the tie rods via a specially designed upper bolster/casting unit with prefill tank and valve.
The Mueller AquaGrip System includes both the compression connection and restraint system in one convenient installation package, eliminating the need for anchor couplings, tie rods or separate gland-type restraints.
Maintenance is easy with the SC-50 breaker because it has fewer moving parts than other breakers and no tie rods to remove.
The tie rods were modeled as a displacement constraint on the ejector platen in the in-plane directions.
A new addition to the Harris line, the HS125125 features a low-profile design, an interlocking housing fabrication for strength, massive front and back wall castings designed for long life, tie rods for additional midsection strength and a heavy-duty, dual-feed roll system.
After being cleaned and deburred, the slices are stacked in proper sequence and clamped with spring-loaded tie rods.