Browse Standards J2535_201910
Current STABILIZED 2019-10-07

Setting Preload in Heavy-Duty Wheel Bearings(STABILIZED Oct 2019) J2535_201910

This SAE Recommended Practice applies to the four primary, large volume applications in the class 7-8 heavy-duty market place, as specified in SAE J1842:
  1. a
    “N” trailer axle
  2. b
    “R” powered rear axle
  3. c
    “FF / FG” nonpowered front axle
  4. d
    “P” trailer axle
This document applies to on-highway applications. It is not applicable to those applications that exceed the GAWR ratings or the load line restrictions listed in columns “A,” “B,” and “C” of Table 1. Load lines are measured from the inboard bearing cup backface as shown in 3.4.
This document establishes preload force values only. The methodology to obtain these force values must be determined by the fastener supplier and/or axle assembler.
This document reviews the bearing system. It is NOT intended to prescribe (new or existing) axle and/or hub manufacturers’ ratings and/or specifications.
J2535_201910
2019-10-07
Latest
Stabilized
J2535_201302
2013-02-11
Historical
Revised
J2535_200612
2006-12-06
Historical
Reaffirmed
J2535_200103
2001-03-01
Historical
Issued

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