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Bearings with a cageFull complement bearings
Minimum load

For additional information
→ Requisite minimum load

Frm = 0,007 C0

Oil lubricated bearings:

n/nr ≤ 0,3 → Frm = 0,002 C0

0,3 < n/nr ≤ 2 →

Perform calculations

Frm = 0,01 C0

Perform calculations
When starting up at low temperatures or when the lubricant is highly viscous, greater minimum loads than Frm = 0,007 C0 and 0,01 C0, respectively, may be required.
Equivalent dynamic bearing load

For additional information
→ Equivalent dynamic bearing load
P = Fr
Equivalent static bearing load

For additional information
→ Equivalent static bearing load
P0 = Fr


basic static load rating [kN] (→ product table)
radial load [kN]
minimum radial load [kN]
equivalent dynamic bearing load [kN]
P0equivalent static bearing load [kN]
rotational speed [r/min]
nrreference speed [r/min] (→ product table)
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