Definitions for "Tie rods"
Devices, usually in the form of rods or bars, attached to the expansion joint assembly whose primary function is to continuously restrain the full pressure thrust during normal operation while permitting only lateral deflection. Angular rotation can be accommodated only if two tie rods are used and located 90 degrees opposed to the direction of rotation.
The rods in all hammers, extending the entire length of the hammer, which hold the parts of the hammer together.
Rodlike component of the steering linkage composed of strong steel tubing that links a steering arm to the center link.