Timken rolls out aftermarket trailer bearings

The Timken Co. has introduced a new aftermarket series of heavy-duty trailer bearings. The K-Series represents six-part numbers for tapered roller bearings for heavy-duty trailer applications. Originally supplied only to original equipment manufacturers, the K-Series is now being offered to the aftermarket to serve as replacement units, said Timken. Timken added that its products will carry a "K"

The Timken Co. has introduced a new aftermarket series of heavy-duty trailer bearings. The K-Series represents six-part numbers for tapered roller bearings for heavy-duty trailer applications.

Originally supplied only to original equipment manufacturers, the K-Series is now being offered to the aftermarket to serve as replacement units, said Timken.

Timken added that its products will carry a "K" prefix in engineering catalogs and product listings while case-carburized bearings will continue to use the traditional reference number. Timken also said its K-Series line is equivalent to case-carburized product in specifications and dimensions so the cups and cones of the different materials may be mixed.

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