European Distributor Convention 2016

“Coming together is a beginning; keeping together is progress; working together is success’’.

By Henry Ford

Bathed in clear sunlight its splendid beaches and sea are magnificent to take a dip in. Ancient treasures, landscapes encompassing vibrant cities and dreamy villages, where locals share their traditions, wonderful cuisine and generous hospitality…. Crete was the venue of our 6th edition of the European Distributor Convention.

These words describe exactly the theme of our 6th edition of the European Distributor Convention for which more than 70 participants from 20 countries attended. It was a pleasure to welcome our valued partners and colleagues at the Amirandes Grecotel Luxury Resort in Crete, Greece and combine business with a bit of holiday feeling.

The business meeting was a great opportunity for us and our partners to exchange ideas, knowledge and information about our future direction. We closed the business meeting with a ceremony where two of our Distributors were awarded for their best sales performance of 2015: Mr. Pawel Kwiecien from PWO, Poland and Mr. Zoltan Kisnemet from Rolling Kft, Hungary. The awards were handed out by our Vice President of JTEKT European Operations Mr. Francis Fortin.

Our three days schedule not only included a business meeting but also a very special cultural program from where we could visit ancient sites and traditional Cretan places. The event was a great chance to show our customers how important they are for us and of course stay up to date about developments at the European bearing market. We would like to thank your participation and involvement in this special event.

Bearing 3D

¿Qué es un rodamiento de Bolas de Contacto Angular?

Se trata de un rodamiento de bolas que tiene pistas de rodadura asimétricas. La carga axial atraviesa el rodamiento en una línea recta diagonal, al mismo tiempo la carga radial sigue una línea oblicua. Ambas condiciones provocan la separación axial de las pistas del rodamiento.
El rodamiento de Bolas Contacto Angular tiene una buena capacidad de carga combinada; a medida que el ángulo de contacto es mayor, la capacidad axial aumenta en detrimento de la radial (el ángulo es el mismo para ambas pistas de contacto, interior y exterior); el rango habitual del ángulo es de 10 a 45 grados.
En aplicaciones de alta velocidad, como turbinas o motores a reacción, el ángulo de contacto en las pistas resulta modificado por la fuerza centrífuga generada por las bolas. En estos casos se utilizan bolas de material cerámico por su baja densidad respecto al acero (un 40% de este aprox), por eso estos materiales reducen significativamente la fuerza centrífuga y se comportan bien a altas temperaturas; además de tener un comportamiento mecánico de fallo similar al acero de rodamiento.
Como ejemplo de aplicación, las horquillas de motos o bicicletas usan este tipo de rodamientos por estar sometidos a cargas en ambas direcciones.

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