Nationwide specialist bearing distributor, Industria Bearings & Transmissions, has announced the arrival of a new range of JTekt Hyper Strong (JHS) spherical roller bearings from leading Japanese manufacturer, Koyo.

Suitable for use in a wide range of applications, Industria says the bearings offer numerous benefits for customers when compared with previous models. These include up to four times longer service life, a 25 per cent increase in speed and improved axial load performance of up to 20 per cent.  In addition, the range can now easily be used in high temperature environments of up to 200 deg C.

Roy Thomason, managing director for Industria Bearings & Transmissions, said: “The introduction of this new range from Koyo means we are able to meet the individual and varied needs of many of our customers operating in various different industries and sectors.

“The design team at Koyo have used innovative technology and materials along with optimal internal design and standardised dimension stabilising treatment to deliver these new product improvements. In addition to being more compact in design, these bearings allow for high productivity and require much less maintenance than previous models.”

Koyo bearings are used in a wide range of sectors and applications including aerospace, agriculture, automotive, construction, marine, medical and healthcare to name but a few.