KOGEL BEARINGS bottom bracket ITA Road | Cross Seals Ceramic 24mm Shaft / GXP
The people at Kogel Bearings believe that high quality ceramic bearings are the measure of all things for ball bearings in bicycles.
Silicon nitride has a number of material properties that make it almost perfect for bicycle bearings.
The material is extremely hard, wear-resistant, can be shaped into perfectly round balls with minimal tolerances and can be polished smoother than any metal. In addition, the material will not rust or corrode in any other way.
The bearing rings are made of hardened steel and polished. This is necessary to create a perfect, smooth running surface for the ceramic balls.
Kogel Bearings offers two different types of seals for different applications: Road Seals, a minimal contact seal designed to run as smoothly as possible.
The Cross Seals, on the other hand, are designed for additional protection against external weather conditions: dust, water and mud. It is ideal for CX, MTB or racing bike use if a maximum service life is important.
Kogel Bearings is aware that ceramic bearings have a bad reputation for durability. This is mostly due to the suboptimal quality of the bearings being sold as a high one.
A bearing must be designed and manufactured in a balanced way: the degree of hardness of the balls must be combined with equally smooth and hard bearing tracks. The bearing cage, seals and greases must be coordinated to work perfectly.
If one of the components does not fit optimally, it will degrade the performance of the entire warehouse. The result is an increased resistance, a shortened service life or even a total failure of the bearing.
To prove that Kogel Bearings believes in its products, they guarantee that the bearings will run flawlessly for at least 2 years.
If something breaks in the first year, Kogel will repair or replace the product without asking too many questions.
A service must be carried out after the first year. If the bearing is serviced by a qualified mechanic, i.e. if it is cleaned, relubricated and the seals
are replaced, the guarantee is extended by a further year.
With this bottom bracket, cranks with a 24 mm shaft or SRAM GXP standard fit in racing bikes and cyclocross frames, 70 mm case width with ITA thread.
Sealing: Cross Seals Area of
application: Road, CX, Gravel
Material bearing shell: Aluminum
Material bearing: Ceramic hybrid
Inner bearing type: ITA thread
Inner bearing housing width: 70 mm
Inner bearing housing Ø: 36.0 mm (with Italian thread)
Crank shaft diameter: 24 mm
Inner bearing housing Frame: ITA Thread
compatibility crank: 24 mm, GXP
bearing: Kogel Bearings
Tool holder: Hollowtech 2 bearing key
Weight according to the manufacturer: approx. 100g
Weight weighed: from 86g
Scope of delivery: 1x KOGEL BEARINGS bottom bracket ITA Road | Cross Seals ceramic 24 mm shaft / GXP
Note: The bearing with Road Seals is NOT suitable for cyclocross or the predominant use in wet conditions! Bottom Bracket
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