King Engine Bearings is delighted to announce the addition of Stacey Stone to its team. As a technical sales specialist, Stacey will handle sales support, customer training, and business development. Stacey Stone brings a wealth of experience and expertise in the powertrain industry, specifically focused on engine parts. With over two decades of involvement in
King Engine Bearings will be hosting an engine builder roundtable at the 2022 Performance Racing Industry (PRI) trade show in Indianapolis. “Master the Engine” seminar will be hosted by King’s Technical Manager, Ron Sledge, with six engine builders in a Q&A format, uncovering the latest engine building trends, best practices, and insider tips and tricks.
Nowadays, a bearing (in a performance setting) must be both hard and soft. Retaining geometry is of utmost importance, but it also must be malleable and able to adjust for stress and flexing.
King Engine Bearings is heading back to the Performance Racing Industry (PRI) trade show and will be presenting a new tech seminar revealing all the latest developments in race bearings. The company has been fortunate to continue with product development during the pandemic and is excited to share two years’ worth of innovative products and
On Friday, August 20, King Engine Bearings announced on social media the sad news that company founder Samuel Zaslavsky passed away on August 19 at the age of 95. Zaslavsky founded King Engine Bearings 61 years ago and continued his life’s work right up until the last few months, designing machines that would serve King
When it comes to keeping your engine happy and operating well, engine bearings are a component that play a big role in that regard. They’re small and relatively inexpensive when compared to other engine parts, but if an engine bearing doesn’t do its job, the consequences can be many.
Join PERA and King Engine Bearings on Wednesday August 18, 2021 at 10:00am CST for Ron Sledge’s next chapter in engine bearing design. Engine bearings seem to be a simple component of the combustion engine but they are quite intricate in design. Without the proper design they will not function at optimum performance and will cause
One way to make engines live and have good durability is to have just the right amount of bearing oil clearance. Maintaining a cushion of oil between the bearing and shaft is essential for proper bearing operation and to prevent metal-to-metal contact. Generally, tighter oil clearances are better due to the increased load distribution resulting
Polymer coatings in the engine performance industry have become extremely popular in the past 5 years. The usage of polymer coatings has been widespread, not only in engine bearings, but also in pistons, cylinder heads, bolts, and other engine parts operating in heated and pressured environments. King Engine Bearings has been at the forefront of
King’s Alpha bearing line now covers high-horsepower Lamborghini Huracan engines.
It’s hard to believe that such small shell-shaped parts can be in charge of so much in the life of an engine, but that’s just the way it is.
The Alpha line is a polymer-coated series of engine bearings for high-end performance applications.