Get Insights On Engine Bearing Material Selection At King's 2012 PRI And IMIS Technical Seminars

Ron Sledge will explain to engine builders how to pair the correct engine building materials and construction with their race application
Ron Sledge, King Engine Bearings, Performance and Technical Manager
Ron Sledge, King Engine Bearings, Performance and Technical Manager
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Cedar Grove - New Jersey - US

Nov. 19, 2012 - PRLog -- Cedar Grove, NJ – King Engine Bearings, a leader in automotive, aviation and high performance engine bearings, will sponsor a free technical seminar by the company's performance and technical manager at the 2012 PRI and IMIS shows. Ron Sledge, a popular industry speaker on engine bearing technology, will present "Engine Bearing Material Selection: Extreme Loading Without Failure."

The seminar at the Performance Racing Industry (PRI) Trade Show will take place on Friday, November 30 at 2 p.m. in room S-230 A&B at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Fla. Sledge will present the same one-hour seminar at the International Motorsports Industry Show (IMIS) on Friday, December 7 at 2 p.m. in Engine Room #1 at the Indiana Convention Center in Indianapolis, Ind.

Sledge’s seminars will look at determining PSI loading and how it is calculated, understanding application environments, bearing construction and materials types,  peak load duration, crankshaft surface finish and mixing bearing under sizes to obtain desired oil clearances. Sledge will also recommend different King performance bearing types for specific race applications.

“My goal is to help engine builders pair the correct engine building materials and construction to the race application they are working on so they can experience maximum success on the track," explained Sledge.

The presentations at PRI and IMIS will also include the opportunity for participants to win prizes that include King merchandise and free sets of bearings. For priority seating at either event, call (800) 772-3670 or e-mail King will exhibit at the PRI Show at booth #5701 and at IMIS at booth #305.

King Engine Bearings is known for its extensive line of high performance engine bearings for circle track, drag racing, monster trucks, tractor pulls, off-road and off-shore racing applications. For more information on King Engine Bearings and the company's complete line of performance engine bearings, visit
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