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Koyo is joining AUTOMECHANIKA 2018 in Frankfurt

 This year Koyo will be joining Automechanika in Frankfurt with a small booth to promote its aftermarket automotive product portfolio. Next to Koyo automotive bearings, also automotive steering systems and components branded JTEKT will be promoted. Both JTEKT product families have recently been included in the TECDOC global database to support the AM distribution channels. All JTEKT/Koyo products that are offered to the replacement market, are genuine parts that were originally validated as OEM parts by the carmakers.

We will be happy to meet you at our booth (Hall 1.1, booth C17) should you happen to visit the fair.

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What is an angular contact ball bearing?

An angular contact ball bearing uses axially asymmetric races. An axial load passes in a straight line through the bearing, whereas a radial load takes an oblique path that tends to want to separate the races axially. So the angle of contact on the inner race is the same as that on the outer race. Angular contact bearings better support "combined loads" (loading in both the radial and axial directions) and the contact angle of the bearing should be matched to the relative proportions of each. The larger the contact angle (typically in the range 10 to 45 degrees), the higher the axial load supported, but the lower the radial load. In high speed applications, such as turbines, jet engines, and dentistry equipment, the centrifugal forces generated by the balls changes the contact angle at the inner and outer race. Ceramics such as silicon nitride are now regularly used in such applications due to their low density (40% of steel). These materials significantly reduce centrifugal force and function well in high temperature environments. They also tend to wear in a similar way to bearing steel—rather than cracking or shattering like glass or porcelain.

Most bicycles use angular-contact bearings in the headsets because the forces on these bearings are in both the radial and axial direction.

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