# SIST-TP ISO/TR 10657:2022

(Main)## Explanatory notes on ISO 76

## Explanatory notes on ISO 76

This document specifies supplementary background information regarding the derivation of formulae and factors given in ISOÂ 76:2006.

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SLOVENSKI STANDARD

SIST-TP ISO/TR 10657:2022

01-april-2022

Zapisek razlag k standardu ISO 76

Explanatory notes on ISO 76

Notes explicatives sur l'ISO 76

Ta slovenski standard je istoveten z: ISO/TR 10657:2021

ICS:

21.100.20 Kotalni ležaji Rolling bearings

SIST-TP ISO/TR 10657:2022 en,fr,de

2003-01.Slovenski inštitut za standardizacijo. Razmnoževanje celote ali delov tega standarda ni dovoljeno.

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TECHNICAL ISO/TR

REPORT 10657

Second edition

2021-11

Explanatory notes on ISO 76

Notes explicatives sur l'ISO 76

Reference number

ISO/TR 10657:2021(E)

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Contents Page

Foreword .iv

Introduction .v

1 Scope . 1

2 Normative references . 1

3 Terms, definitions and symbols . 1

3.1 Terms and definitions . 1

3.2 Symbols . 1

4 Basic static load ratings . 3

4.1 General . 3

4.1.1 Basic formula for point contact . 3

4.1.2 Basic formula for line contact . 5

4.2 Basic static radial load rating C for radial ball bearings . 6

0r

4.2.1 Radial and angular contact groove ball bearings . 6

4.2.2 Self-aligning ball bearings . 8

4.3 Basic static axial load rating C for thrust ball bearings . 8

0a

4.4 Basic static radial load rating C for radial roller bearings . 10

0r

4.5 Basic static axial load rating C for thrust roller bearings . 10

0a

5 Static equivalent load .11

5.1 Theoretical static equivalent radial load P for radial bearings . 11

0r

5.1.1 Single-row radial bearings and radial contact groove ball bearings

(nominal contact angle α = 0°) . 11

5.1.2 Double-row radial bearings . 17

5.2 Theoretical static equivalent axial load P for thrust bearings . 18

0a

5.2.1 Single-direction thrust bearings . 18

5.2.2 Double-direction thrust bearings . 21

5.3 Approximate formulae for theoretical static equivalent load . 23

5.3.1 Radial bearings . 23

5.3.2 Thrust bearings . . 24

5.4 Practical formulae of static equivalent load . 24

5.4.1 Radial bearings . 24

5.4.2 Thrust bearings . .28

5.5 Static radial load factor X and static axial load factor Y .29

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5.5.1 Radial bearings .29

5.5.2 Thrust bearings . 33

Annex A (normative) Values for γ, κ and E(κ) .35

Bibliography .38

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Foreword

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committee has been established has the right to be represented on that committee. International

organizations, governmental and non-governmental, in liaison with ISO, also take part in the work.

ISO collaborates closely with the International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC) on all matters of

electrotechnical standardization.

The procedures used to develop this document and those intended for its further maintenance are

described in the ISO/IEC Directives, Part 1. In particular, the different approval criteria needed for the

different types of ISO documents should be noted. This document was drafted in accordance with the

editorial rules of the ISO/IEC Directives, Part 2 (see www.iso.org/directives).

Attention is drawn to the possibility that some of the elements of this document may be the subject of

patent rights. ISO shall not be held responsible for identifying any or all such patent rights. Details of

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on the ISO list of patent declarations received (see www.iso.org/patents).

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www.iso.org/iso/foreword.html.

This document was prepared by Technical Committee ISO/TC 4, Rolling bearings, Subcommittee SC 8,

Load ratings and life.

This second edition cancels and replaces the first edition (ISO 10657:1991), which has been technically

revised.

The main changes compared to the previous edition are as follows:

— New subclause 0.4 and 0.5 included with explanations concerning the 2006 edition of ISO 76:2006

and ISO 76/Amd.1:2017;

— Inclusion of Clause 3 for symbols;

— Table 16 and Table 18 amended according to additional values in ISO 76:2006 (values of X and Y at

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contact angles 5° and 10° of angular contact ball bearings).

Any feedback or questions on this document should be directed to the user’s national standards body. A

complete listing of these bodies can be found at www.iso.org/members.html.

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Introduction

0.1 ISO/R 76:1958

ISO/R 76, Ball and Roller Bearings — Methods of Evaluating Static Load Ratings, was drawn up by

Technical Committee ISO/TC 4, Ball and Roller Bearings.

[2],[3]

ISO/R 76 was based on the studies of A. Palmgren et al . The basic static load ratings were defined

to correspond to a total permanent deformation of rolling element and raceway at the most heavily

stressed rolling element/raceway contact of 0,000 1 of the rolling element diameter. Then the standard

values confined to the basic static load ratings for special inner design rolling bearings were laid down.

ISO/R 76:1958 was approved by 28 (out of a total of 38) member bodies and was then submitted to the

ISO Council, which decided, in December 1958, to accept it as an ISO Recommendation.

0.2 ISO 76:1978

ISO/TC 4 decided to include the revision of ISO/R 76 in its programme of work and ISO/TC 4/SC 8

secretariat was requested to prepare a draft proposal. As a result, the secretariat submitted a draft

[3]

proposal in January 1976.

The draft proposal was accepted by 6 of the 8 members of ISO/TC 4/SC 8. Of the remaining two, Japan

[4]

preferred further study and USA, its counter proposal, document ISO/TC 4/SC 8 N 64 . The draft was

then submitted to the ISO Central Secretariat. After the draft had been approved by the ISO member

bodies, the ISO Council decided in June 1978 to accept it as an International Standard.

ISO 76:1978 adopted the SI unit newton and was revised in total, but without essential changes of

substance. However, values of X and Y for the nominal contact angles 15° and 45° for angular contact

0 0

groove ball bearings were added to the table to calculate the static equivalent radial loads of radial ball

bearings (see ISO 76:1978, Table 2).

0.3 ISO 76:1987

[4]

During the revision of ISO/R 76:1958, USA had in 1975 submitted a counter proposal for the basic

static load ratings based on a calculated contact stress.

The secretariat requested a vote on the revision of the static load ratings based on a contact stress level

in January 1978 and afterward circulated the voted results in June 1978, and the item No. of revision

work had become No. 157 of the programme of work of TC 4.

[5] [6]

ISO/TC 4/SC 8, considering the proposals made in the documents TC 4/SC 8 N 75 and TC 4 N 865 ,

as well as the comments made by TC 4 members and that several SC 8 members expressed a need

for updating ISO 76, agreed to continue its study taking into account the possibility of using either

permanent deformation or stress level as a basis for static load ratings, and ISO/TC 4/SC 8 requested

its secretariat to prepare a new draft. The new draft was intended to be prepared with the principles

and formulae of the document TC 4/SC 8 N 75, and to include levels of contact stress for various rolling

element contact stated to be generally corresponding to a permanent deformation of 0,000 1 of the

rolling element diameter at the centre of the most heavily stressed rolling element/raceway contact.

For roller bearings a stress level of 4 000 MPa was agreed and then ISO/TC 4/SC 8 agreed, by a majority

vote, that static load ratings should correspond to calculated contact stresses of

4 000 MPa for roller bearings,

4 600 MPa for self-aligning ball bearings, and

4 200 MPa for all other ball bearings to which the standard applies.

For these calculated contact stresses, a total permanent deformation occurs at the centre of the most

heavily stressed rolling element/raceway contact, and its deformation is approximately 0,000 1 of the

rolling element diameter.

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ISO 76 was submitted to the ISO Central Secretariat in 1985, and after it had been approved by the

ISO members, the ISO Council decided in February 1987 to accept it as an International Standard.

Furthermore, ISO/TC 4/SC 8 decided that supplementary background information, regarding the

derivation of formulae and factors given in ISO 76, should be published as a Technical Report. This

Technical report was published as ISO/TR 10657:1991.

An Amendment to ISO 76:1987 that explains the discontinuities in load ratings between radial- and

axial bearings was published as ISO 76:1987/Amd.1:1999.

0.4 ISO 76:2006

A systematic review of ISO 76:1987 was agreed in 2003, based on the prior held balloting process and

documents TC 4/SC 8 N 233 and N 235.

ISO 76:2006 includes editorial adaptations and updates as well as an extension by the static safety

factor S . Furthermore, ISO 76:1987/Amd.1:1999 was integrated and became the informative Annex A

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“Discontinuities in the calculation of basic static load ratings”.

0.5 ISO 76:2006/Amd.1:2017

ISO 76:2006/Amd.1:2017 includes the following items:

— graphs for the factors f , X and Y taken from draft ÖNORM M 6320 to be included in an informative

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annex;

— formulae for the calculation of the load rating factor f from ISO/TR 10657 to be introduced in the

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normative part of the standard;

— the tables for the load rating factor f will stay in the normative part of the standard, however a

0

sentence will be introduced stating that the results obtained from formulae are preferred.

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Explanatory notes on ISO 76

1 Scope

This document specifies supplementary background information regarding the derivation of formulae

and factors given in ISO 76:2006.

2 Normative references

There are no normative references in this document.

3 Terms, definitions and symbols

3.1 Terms and definitions

No terms and definitions are listed in this document.

ISO and IEC maintain terminology databases for use in standardization at the following addresses:

— ISO Online browsing platform: available at https:// www .iso .org/ obp

— IEC Electropedia: available at https:// www .electropedia .org/

3.2 Symbols

C basic static axial load rating, in newtons

0a

C basic static radial load rating, in newtons

0r

D pitch diameter of ball or roller set, in millimetres

pw

D nominal ball diameter, in millimetres

w

D roller diameter applicable in the calculation of load ratings, in millimetres

we

E modulus of elasticity (Young’ s modulus), in megapascals

E , E modulus of elasticity of body 1 (rolling element) and of body 2 (raceway), in megapascals

1 2

E(κ) complete elliptic integral of the second kind

2

E E/(1 − ν )

0

F bearing axial load (axial component of actual bearing load), in newtons

a

F bearing radial load (radial component of actual bearing load), in newtons

r

F(ρ) relative curvature difference

J (ε) axial load integral

a

J (ε) radial load integral

r

K(κ) complete elliptic integral of the first kind

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L length of roller applicable in the calculation of load ratings, in millimetres

we

P theoretical static equivalent axial load for thrust bearing, general speaking, called static

0a

equivalent axial load, in newtons

P theoretical static equivalent radial load for radial bearing, general speaking, called static

0r

equivalent radial load, in newtons

Q normal force between rolling element and raceway, in newtons

Q maximum normal force between rolling element and raceway, in newtons

max

S Stribeck number

X static radial load factor

0

Y static axial load factor

0

Z number of balls carrying load in one direction, number of balls or rollers per row, or number

of rolling elements per row

a semi-major axis of the projected contact ellipse, semilength of the contact surface

b semi-minor axis of the projected contact ellipse, semi-width of the contact surface

2/3

c compression constant, in 1/megapascals

f osculation = r/D

w

f osculation at the outer ring = r /D

e e w

f osculation at the inner ring = r /D

i i w

f factor which depends on the geometry of the bearing components and on applicable stress level

0

i number of rows of balls or rollers in a bearing

k load distribution parameter

0

r curvature radius of a raceway cross-section, in millimetres

r outer ring groove radius, in millimetres

e

r inner ring groove radius, in millimetres

i

t exponent in load–deflection formula

x distance in direction of the semi-major axis, in millimetres

y distance in direction of the semi-minor axis, in millimetres

α nominal contact angle, in degrees

α′ actual contact angle, in degrees

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γ auxiliary parameter, γ = D cos α /D for ball bearings with α ≠ 90°

w pw

γ = D /D for ball bearings with α = 90°

w pw

γ = D cos α /D for roller bearings with α ≠ 90°

we pw

γ = D /D for roller bearings with α = 90°

we pw

ε parameter indicating the width of the loaded zone

κ ratio of semi-major to semi-minor axis = a/b

ν Poisson’s ratio

ν Poisson’s ratio of body 1 (rolling element)

1

ν Poisson’s ratio of body 2 (raceway)

2

Σρ curvature sum

ρ , ρ principal curvature of body 1 (rolling element)

11 12

ρ , ρ principal curvature of body 2 (raceway)

21 22

σ calculated contact stress, in megapascals

σ maximum calculated contact stress, in megapascals

max

ϕ auxiliary angle, in radians

ψ one half of the loaded arc

0

4 Basic static load ratings

4.1 General

4.1.1 Basic formula for point contact

The relationship between a calculated contact stress and a rolling element load within an elliptical

contact area is given in Reference [8] as Formula (1),

12/

22

3Q x y

σ =−1 − (1)

2π ab a b

It is concluded that the maximum calculated contact stress (σ ) occurs at the point of x = 0 and y = 0,

max

3Q 2π ab

σσ== orQ (2)

maxmax

2π ab 3

According to the Hertz’s theory,

13/

113/

2 2 2

2κκE () 11−νν−

3Q

1 2

a = + (3)

πΣ2 ρ EE

1 2

13/

13/

2 2

2E κ

() 3Q 11−νν−

1 2

b= + (4)

πΣκρ2 EE

1 2

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where

κ = a/b

12/

π/2

1

E(κ) 2

=−11− sin φφd

∫

2

0

κ

Σρ = ρ + ρ + ρ + ρ

11 12 21 22

ρρ=

2

11 12

=

D

w

Substituting Formula (3) and Formula (4) into Formula (2) for the case of E = E = E and ν = ν = ν,

1 2 1 2

2

E()κ

32π

3

Q =σκ (5)

max

2

Σρ

3E

0

and

2 K ()κ

1− −10 −F ρ = (6)

()

2

E κ

()

κ −1

where

E

E

=

0

2

1−ν

5

E = 2,07 × 10 MPa

ν = 0,3

−12/

π/2

1

2

K(κ)

=−11− sin φφd

∫

2

0

κ

ρρ−+ρρ−

11 12 21 22

=

F()ρ

ρρ++ρρ+

11 12 21 22

Consequently, from Formula (5),

2

E ()κ

−10 3

Q =×6,476 20651 0 κ σ (7)

max

Σρ

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4.1.2 Basic formula for line contact

The relationship between a calculated contact stress and a rolling element load for a line contact is

given in Reference [9] as follows,

12/

2

2Q y

σ =−1 (8)

πLb b

we

It is concluded that the maximum calculated contact stress (σ ) from Formula (8) occurs at the line of

max

y = 0,

2Q π Lb

we

σσ== orQ (9)

max max

π Lb 2

we

And also b is given by the following formula,

12/

2 2

4Q 11−νν−

1 2

b = + (10)

π LEΣρ E

we 1 2

where

Σρ = ρ + ρ + ρ + ρ

11 12 21 22

2

ρ

=

11

D

we

ρ

2 γ

21

=± ; the upper sign applies to inner ring contact and the lower to outer ring contact;

D 1 γ

we

ρ

= 0

12

ρ

= 0

22

D cos α

we

γ =

D

pw

Substituting Formula (10) into Formula (9) for the case of E = E = E and ν = ν = ν,

1 2 1 2

L

2 we

Q=2πσ

max

E Σρ

0

where

E

E

=

0

2

1−ν

5

E = 2,07 × 10 MPa

ν = 0,3

Consequently,

L

−52we

Q =×2,762 173 210 σ (11)

max

Σρ

5

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4.2 Basic static radial load rating C for radial ball bearings

0r

4.2.1 Radial and angular contact groove ball bearings

The curvature sum Σρ and the relative curvature difference F(ρ) of radial and angular contact groove

ball bearings is given by the following formulae,

2 γ 1

Σρ =±2 − (12)

Df1γ 2

w ie()

γ 1

±+

1γ 2f

ie

()

F()ρ = (13)

γ 1

2±−

1γ 2f

ie

()

where

the upper sign applies to inner ring contact and the lower to outer ring contact;

D cos α

w

γ

=

D

pw

f denotes

i(e)

r

i

f

i = forinnerr ingcontact, and

D

w

r

e

= forouter ringcontact

f

e

D

w

Substituting Formula (12) into Formula (7),

2

D E ()κ

−10 w 3

Q =×6,476 206510 κ σ (14)

maax

2 γ 1

2 ±−

1 γ 2f

ie

()

Substituting Formula (12) and Formula (14) into Formula (15) (see Reference [10]), and furthermore

exchanging Q for Q , gives

max

1

C = ZQ cos (15)

0rmax

S

where S is a function of the loaded zone parameter ε. If one half of the balls are loaded then S = 4,37

applies. A common value used in general bearing calculations is S = 5, which leads to a rather

conservative estimate of the maximum ball load.

C = 0,2 Z Q cos α (16)

0r max

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Consequently,

2

3

σ E ()κ

1

3

−10 max 2

C =×02,,6 476 20651××04() 000 κ × ZD cos α

0r w

γ 1

4 000 4

22 ±−

1 γ 2f

ie()

where the upper sign refers to the inner ring and the lower sign refers to the outer ring. Therefore,

introducing the number of rows, i, of balls gives Formula (17):

2

Cf= iZ D cos (17)

00rw

where f is the factor which depends on the geometry of the bearing components and on applicable

0

stress level:

22

3

σ E κ

()

max

f =2,072 κ (18)

0

γ 1

4 000

2 ±−

1 γ 2f

ie()

For an inner ring with f = 0,52, Formula (18) becomes,

i

2

3

σ E ()κ

max

f =2,072 κ (19)

0

4 000 γ 1

2 + −

1 − γ 10, 4

and for an outer ring with f = 0,53,

e

2

3

σ E κ

()

max

f =2,072 κ (20)

0

γ 1

4 000

2 − −

1 + γ 10, 6

The smaller value between the f values calculated from Formula (19) and Formula (20) is used in the

0

calculation of static load ratings.

The values of factor f in Table 1 of ISO 76:2006 are calculated from substituting the values for κ, E(κ)

0

and γ = D cos α/D shown in Table A.1, and σ = 4 200 MPa into the above formula.

w pw max

These values apply to bearings with a cross-sectional raceway groove radius not larger than 0,52 D in

w

radial and angular contact groove ball bearing inner rings, and 0,53 D in radial and angular contact

w

groove ball bearing outer rings and self-aligning ball bearing inner rings

The load-carrying ability of a bearing is not necessarily increased by the use of a smaller groove radius,

but is reduced by the use of a larger groove radius. In the latter case, a correspondingly reduced value

of f is used.

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4.2.2 Self‑aligning ball bearings

The curvature sum Σρ of self-aligning ball bearings is given by the following formula for an outer ring:

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Σρ = (21)

D 1+γ

w

Substituting Formula (21) into Formula (7),

2

D

−10 3

w

Q =×6,476 206510 κγ1 + E κσ (22)

() ()

max

4

In general, κ = a/b = 1 for the case of contact between an outer ring raceway and balls of self-aligning

ball bearings. Consequently,

12/

/ /

π 2 π 2

1 π

2

E κ =−11 − sin φφdd==φ

()

∫ ∫

2

0 0

2

κ

Therefore, Formula (22) is obtained

2

D

−10 w 3

Q =×6,476 206510 κγ1 + π σ (23)

()

max

8

Substituting Formula (23) into Formula (16) and moreover exchanging Q for Q ,

max

3

2

σ

π

max 2

CZ=2,072 ()1 + γα D cos

0r w

4 000 4

Introducing the number of rows of balls i yields Formula (24)

2

Cf= iZ D cos (24)

00rw

where

3

2

σ

π

max

f =2,072 ()1 + γ (25)

0

4 000 4

The values of factor f in Table 1 of ISO 76:2006 are calculated from substituting σ = 4 600 MPa and

0 max

values of γ = D cos α/D shown in the Table 1 of ISO 76:2006 into Formula (25).

w pw

4.3 Basic static axial load rating C for thrust ball bearings

0a

The curvature sum Σρ and the relative curvature difference F(ρ) of thrust ball bearings is given by the

following formulae:

2 γ 1

Σρ =±2 − (26)

Df1γ 2

w

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γ 1

±+

1γ 2f

F()ρ = (27)

γ 1

2±−

1γ 2f

where the upper sign refers to the inner ring and the lower sign refers to the outer ring and

f = r/D

w

Substituting Formula (26) into Formula (7),

2

D E ()κ

−10 w 3

Q =×6,476 206510 κ σ (28)

max

γ 1

2

2 ±−

1 γ 2f

Substituting Formula (28) into the following Formula (29),

C = Z Q sin α (29)

0a max

Therefore,

2

3

σ E κ

()

max 2

C =10,362 κ ZD sin α (30)

0a ww

γ 1

4 000

2 ±−

1 γ 2f

The smaller value C calculated from Formula (30) is adopted. For washers with f = 0,54, using the

0a

upper sign gives Formula (31),

2

Cf= ZD sin (31)

00aw

where

2

3

σ E ()κ

max

=

f 10,362 κ (32)

0

γ 1

4 000

2 + −

1 − γ 10, 8

The values of factor f in Table 1 of ISO 76:2006 are calculated from substituting the values for κ, E(κ)

0

and γ = D cos α/D shown in Table A.2, and σ = 4 200 MPa into Formula (32).

w pw max

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4.4 Basic static radial load rating C for radial roller bearings

0r

The curvature sum Σρ for radial roller bearings is given by the following formula,

21

Σ ρ = (33)

D 1 γ

we

Substituting Formula (33) into Formula (11) and adopting the smaller Q,

−52

QL=×1,381 0867101 − γσD (34)

()

we we max

Substituting Formula (34) into the following formula gives Formula (35),

1

C = ZQ cos (35)

0rmax

S

where S is a function of the loaded zone parameter ε. If one half of the rollers are loaded then S = 4,08

applies. A common value used in general bearing calculations is S = 5, which leads to a rather

conservative estimate of the maximum roller load.

2

σ

max

CZ=44,194 774 ()1 − γα LD cos

0r we we

4 000

Consequently, adopting σ = 4 000 MPa and introducing the number of rows, i, of rollers gives

max

Formula (36),

D cos α

we

C =−44 1 iZ LD cos (36)

0r we we

D

pw

NOTE The value has been rounded for use in the final document.

4.5 Basic static axial load rating C for thrust roller bear

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TECHNICAL ISO/TR

REPORT 10657

Second edition

2021-11

Explanatory notes on ISO 76

Notes explicatives sur l'ISO 76

Reference number

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Contents Page

Foreword .iv

Introduction .v

1 Scope . 1

2 Normative references . 1

3 Terms, definitions and symbols . 1

3.1 Terms and definitions . 1

3.2 Symbols . 1

4 Basic static load ratings . 3

4.1 General . 3

4.1.1 Basic formula for point contact . 3

4.1.2 Basic formula for line contact . 5

4.2 Basic static radial load rating C for radial ball bearings . 6

0r

4.2.1 Radial and angular contact groove ball bearings . 6

4.2.2 Self-aligning ball bearings . 8

4.3 Basic static axial load rating C for thrust ball bearings . 8

0a

4.4 Basic static radial load rating C for radial roller bearings . 10

0r

4.5 Basic static axial load rating C for thrust roller bearings . 10

0a

5 Static equivalent load .11

5.1 Theoretical static equivalent radial load P for radial bearings . 11

0r

5.1.1 Single-row radial bearings and radial contact groove ball bearings

(nominal contact angle α = 0°) . 11

5.1.2 Double-row radial bearings . 17

5.2 Theoretical static equivalent axial load P for thrust bearings . 18

0a

5.2.1 Single-direction thrust bearings . 18

5.2.2 Double-direction thrust bearings . 21

5.3 Approximate formulae for theoretical static equivalent load . 23

5.3.1 Radial bearings . 23

5.3.2 Thrust bearings . . 24

5.4 Practical formulae of static equivalent load . 24

5.4.1 Radial bearings . 24

5.4.2 Thrust bearings . .28

5.5 Static radial load factor X and static axial load factor Y .29

0 0

5.5.1 Radial bearings .29

5.5.2 Thrust bearings . 33

Annex A (normative) Values for γ, κ and E(κ) .35

Bibliography .38

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Foreword

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bodies (ISO member bodies). The work of preparing International Standards is normally carried out

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ISO collaborates closely with the International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC) on all matters of

electrotechnical standardization.

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different types of ISO documents should be noted. This document was drafted in accordance with the

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This document was prepared by Technical Committee ISO/TC 4, Rolling bearings, Subcommittee SC 8,

Load ratings and life.

This second edition cancels and replaces the first edition (ISO 10657:1991), which has been technically

revised.

The main changes compared to the previous edition are as follows:

— New subclause 0.4 and 0.5 included with explanations concerning the 2006 edition of ISO 76:2006

and ISO 76/Amd.1:2017;

— Inclusion of Clause 3 for symbols;

— Table 16 and Table 18 amended according to additional values in ISO 76:2006 (values of X and Y at

0 0

contact angles 5° and 10° of angular contact ball bearings).

Any feedback or questions on this document should be directed to the user’s national standards body. A

complete listing of these bodies can be found at www.iso.org/members.html.

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Introduction

0.1 ISO/R 76:1958

ISO/R 76, Ball and Roller Bearings — Methods of Evaluating Static Load Ratings, was drawn up by

Technical Committee ISO/TC 4, Ball and Roller Bearings.

[2],[3]

ISO/R 76 was based on the studies of A. Palmgren et al . The basic static load ratings were defined

to correspond to a total permanent deformation of rolling element and raceway at the most heavily

stressed rolling element/raceway contact of 0,000 1 of the rolling element diameter. Then the standard

values confined to the basic static load ratings for special inner design rolling bearings were laid down.

ISO/R 76:1958 was approved by 28 (out of a total of 38) member bodies and was then submitted to the

ISO Council, which decided, in December 1958, to accept it as an ISO Recommendation.

0.2 ISO 76:1978

ISO/TC 4 decided to include the revision of ISO/R 76 in its programme of work and ISO/TC 4/SC 8

secretariat was requested to prepare a draft proposal. As a result, the secretariat submitted a draft

[3]

proposal in January 1976.

The draft proposal was accepted by 6 of the 8 members of ISO/TC 4/SC 8. Of the remaining two, Japan

[4]

preferred further study and USA, its counter proposal, document ISO/TC 4/SC 8 N 64 . The draft was

then submitted to the ISO Central Secretariat. After the draft had been approved by the ISO member

bodies, the ISO Council decided in June 1978 to accept it as an International Standard.

ISO 76:1978 adopted the SI unit newton and was revised in total, but without essential changes of

substance. However, values of X and Y for the nominal contact angles 15° and 45° for angular contact

0 0

groove ball bearings were added to the table to calculate the static equivalent radial loads of radial ball

bearings (see ISO 76:1978, Table 2).

0.3 ISO 76:1987

[4]

During the revision of ISO/R 76:1958, USA had in 1975 submitted a counter proposal for the basic

static load ratings based on a calculated contact stress.

The secretariat requested a vote on the revision of the static load ratings based on a contact stress level

in January 1978 and afterward circulated the voted results in June 1978, and the item No. of revision

work had become No. 157 of the programme of work of TC 4.

[5] [6]

ISO/TC 4/SC 8, considering the proposals made in the documents TC 4/SC 8 N 75 and TC 4 N 865 ,

as well as the comments made by TC 4 members and that several SC 8 members expressed a need

for updating ISO 76, agreed to continue its study taking into account the possibility of using either

permanent deformation or stress level as a basis for static load ratings, and ISO/TC 4/SC 8 requested

its secretariat to prepare a new draft. The new draft was intended to be prepared with the principles

and formulae of the document TC 4/SC 8 N 75, and to include levels of contact stress for various rolling

element contact stated to be generally corresponding to a permanent deformation of 0,000 1 of the

rolling element diameter at the centre of the most heavily stressed rolling element/raceway contact.

For roller bearings a stress level of 4 000 MPa was agreed and then ISO/TC 4/SC 8 agreed, by a majority

vote, that static load ratings should correspond to calculated contact stresses of

4 000 MPa for roller bearings,

4 600 MPa for self-aligning ball bearings, and

4 200 MPa for all other ball bearings to which the standard applies.

For these calculated contact stresses, a total permanent deformation occurs at the centre of the most

heavily stressed rolling element/raceway contact, and its deformation is approximately 0,000 1 of the

rolling element diameter.

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ISO 76 was submitted to the ISO Central Secretariat in 1985, and after it had been approved by the

ISO members, the ISO Council decided in February 1987 to accept it as an International Standard.

Furthermore, ISO/TC 4/SC 8 decided that supplementary background information, regarding the

derivation of formulae and factors given in ISO 76, should be published as a Technical Report. This

Technical report was published as ISO/TR 10657:1991.

An Amendment to ISO 76:1987 that explains the discontinuities in load ratings between radial- and

axial bearings was published as ISO 76:1987/Amd.1:1999.

0.4 ISO 76:2006

A systematic review of ISO 76:1987 was agreed in 2003, based on the prior held balloting process and

documents TC 4/SC 8 N 233 and N 235.

ISO 76:2006 includes editorial adaptations and updates as well as an extension by the static safety

factor S . Furthermore, ISO 76:1987/Amd.1:1999 was integrated and became the informative Annex A

0

“Discontinuities in the calculation of basic static load ratings”.

0.5 ISO 76:2006/Amd.1:2017

ISO 76:2006/Amd.1:2017 includes the following items:

— graphs for the factors f , X and Y taken from draft ÖNORM M 6320 to be included in an informative

0 0 0

annex;

— formulae for the calculation of the load rating factor f from ISO/TR 10657 to be introduced in the

0

normative part of the standard;

— the tables for the load rating factor f will stay in the normative part of the standard, however a

0

sentence will be introduced stating that the results obtained from formulae are preferred.

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Explanatory notes on ISO 76

1 Scope

This document specifies supplementary background information regarding the derivation of formulae

and factors given in ISO 76:2006.

2 Normative references

There are no normative references in this document.

3 Terms, definitions and symbols

3.1 Terms and definitions

No terms and definitions are listed in this document.

ISO and IEC maintain terminology databases for use in standardization at the following addresses:

— ISO Online browsing platform: available at https:// www .iso .org/ obp

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3.2 Symbols

C basic static axial load rating, in newtons

0a

C basic static radial load rating, in newtons

0r

D pitch diameter of ball or roller set, in millimetres

pw

D nominal ball diameter, in millimetres

w

D roller diameter applicable in the calculation of load ratings, in millimetres

we

E modulus of elasticity (Young’ s modulus), in megapascals

E , E modulus of elasticity of body 1 (rolling element) and of body 2 (raceway), in megapascals

1 2

E(κ) complete elliptic integral of the second kind

2

E E/(1 − ν )

0

F bearing axial load (axial component of actual bearing load), in newtons

a

F bearing radial load (radial component of actual bearing load), in newtons

r

F(ρ) relative curvature difference

J (ε) axial load integral

a

J (ε) radial load integral

r

K(κ) complete elliptic integral of the first kind

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L length of roller applicable in the calculation of load ratings, in millimetres

we

P theoretical static equivalent axial load for thrust bearing, general speaking, called static

0a

equivalent axial load, in newtons

P theoretical static equivalent radial load for radial bearing, general speaking, called static

0r

equivalent radial load, in newtons

Q normal force between rolling element and raceway, in newtons

Q maximum normal force between rolling element and raceway, in newtons

max

S Stribeck number

X static radial load factor

0

Y static axial load factor

0

Z number of balls carrying load in one direction, number of balls or rollers per row, or number

of rolling elements per row

a semi-major axis of the projected contact ellipse, semilength of the contact surface

b semi-minor axis of the projected contact ellipse, semi-width of the contact surface

2/3

c compression constant, in 1/megapascals

f osculation = r/D

w

f osculation at the outer ring = r /D

e e w

f osculation at the inner ring = r /D

i i w

f factor which depends on the geometry of the bearing components and on applicable stress level

0

i number of rows of balls or rollers in a bearing

k load distribution parameter

0

r curvature radius of a raceway cross-section, in millimetres

r outer ring groove radius, in millimetres

e

r inner ring groove radius, in millimetres

i

t exponent in load–deflection formula

x distance in direction of the semi-major axis, in millimetres

y distance in direction of the semi-minor axis, in millimetres

α nominal contact angle, in degrees

α′ actual contact angle, in degrees

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γ auxiliary parameter, γ = D cos α /D for ball bearings with α ≠ 90°

w pw

γ = D /D for ball bearings with α = 90°

w pw

γ = D cos α /D for roller bearings with α ≠ 90°

we pw

γ = D /D for roller bearings with α = 90°

we pw

ε parameter indicating the width of the loaded zone

κ ratio of semi-major to semi-minor axis = a/b

ν Poisson’s ratio

ν Poisson’s ratio of body 1 (rolling element)

1

ν Poisson’s ratio of body 2 (raceway)

2

Σρ curvature sum

ρ , ρ principal curvature of body 1 (rolling element)

11 12

ρ , ρ principal curvature of body 2 (raceway)

21 22

σ calculated contact stress, in megapascals

σ maximum calculated contact stress, in megapascals

max

ϕ auxiliary angle, in radians

ψ one half of the loaded arc

0

4 Basic static load ratings

4.1 General

4.1.1 Basic formula for point contact

The relationship between a calculated contact stress and a rolling element load within an elliptical

contact area is given in Reference [8] as Formula (1),

12/

22

3Q x y

σ =−1 − (1)

2π ab a b

It is concluded that the maximum calculated contact stress (σ ) occurs at the point of x = 0 and y = 0,

max

3Q 2π ab

σσ== orQ (2)

maxmax

2π ab 3

According to the Hertz’s theory,

13/

113/

2 2 2

2κκE () 11−νν−

3Q

1 2

a = + (3)

πΣ2 ρ EE

1 2

13/

13/

2 2

2E κ

() 3Q 11−νν−

1 2

b= + (4)

πΣκρ2 EE

1 2

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where

κ = a/b

12/

π/2

1

E(κ) 2

=−11− sin φφd

∫

2

0

κ

Σρ = ρ + ρ + ρ + ρ

11 12 21 22

ρρ=

2

11 12

=

D

w

Substituting Formula (3) and Formula (4) into Formula (2) for the case of E = E = E and ν = ν = ν,

1 2 1 2

2

E()κ

32π

3

Q =σκ (5)

max

2

Σρ

3E

0

and

2 K ()κ

1− −10 −F ρ = (6)

()

2

E κ

()

κ −1

where

E

E

=

0

2

1−ν

5

E = 2,07 × 10 MPa

ν = 0,3

−12/

π/2

1

2

K(κ)

=−11− sin φφd

∫

2

0

κ

ρρ−+ρρ−

11 12 21 22

=

F()ρ

ρρ++ρρ+

11 12 21 22

Consequently, from Formula (5),

2

E ()κ

−10 3

Q =×6,476 20651 0 κ σ (7)

max

Σρ

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4.1.2 Basic formula for line contact

The relationship between a calculated contact stress and a rolling element load for a line contact is

given in Reference [9] as follows,

12/

2

2Q y

σ =−1 (8)

πLb b

we

It is concluded that the maximum calculated contact stress (σ ) from Formula (8) occurs at the line of

max

y = 0,

2Q π Lb

we

σσ== orQ (9)

max max

π Lb 2

we

And also b is given by the following formula,

12/

2 2

4Q 11−νν−

1 2

b = + (10)

π LEΣρ E

we 1 2

where

Σρ = ρ + ρ + ρ + ρ

11 12 21 22

2

ρ

=

11

D

we

ρ

2 γ

21

=± ; the upper sign applies to inner ring contact and the lower to outer ring contact;

D 1 γ

we

ρ

= 0

12

ρ

= 0

22

D cos α

we

γ =

D

pw

Substituting Formula (10) into Formula (9) for the case of E = E = E and ν = ν = ν,

1 2 1 2

L

2 we

Q=2πσ

max

E Σρ

0

where

E

E

=

0

2

1−ν

5

E = 2,07 × 10 MPa

ν = 0,3

Consequently,

L

−52we

Q =×2,762 173 210 σ (11)

max

Σρ

5

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4.2 Basic static radial load rating C for radial ball bearings

0r

4.2.1 Radial and angular contact groove ball bearings

The curvature sum Σρ and the relative curvature difference F(ρ) of radial and angular contact groove

ball bearings is given by the following formulae,

2 γ 1

Σρ =±2 − (12)

Df1γ 2

w ie()

γ 1

±+

1γ 2f

ie

()

F()ρ = (13)

γ 1

2±−

1γ 2f

ie

()

where

the upper sign applies to inner ring contact and the lower to outer ring contact;

D cos α

w

γ

=

D

pw

f denotes

i(e)

r

i

f

i = forinnerr ingcontact, and

D

w

r

e

= forouter ringcontact

f

e

D

w

Substituting Formula (12) into Formula (7),

2

D E ()κ

−10 w 3

Q =×6,476 206510 κ σ (14)

maax

2 γ 1

2 ±−

1 γ 2f

ie

()

Substituting Formula (12) and Formula (14) into Formula (15) (see Reference [10]), and furthermore

exchanging Q for Q , gives

max

1

C = ZQ cos (15)

0rmax

S

where S is a function of the loaded zone parameter ε. If one half of the balls are loaded then S = 4,37

applies. A common value used in general bearing calculations is S = 5, which leads to a rather

conservative estimate of the maximum ball load.

C = 0,2 Z Q cos α (16)

0r max

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Consequently,

2

3

σ E ()κ

1

3

−10 max 2

C =×02,,6 476 20651××04() 000 κ × ZD cos α

0r w

γ 1

4 000 4

22 ±−

1 γ 2f

ie()

where the upper sign refers to the inner ring and the lower sign refers to the outer ring. Therefore,

introducing the number of rows, i, of balls gives Formula (17):

2

Cf= iZ D cos (17)

00rw

where f is the factor which depends on the geometry of the bearing components and on applicable

0

stress level:

22

3

σ E κ

()

max

f =2,072 κ (18)

0

γ 1

4 000

2 ±−

1 γ 2f

ie()

For an inner ring with f = 0,52, Formula (18) becomes,

i

2

3

σ E ()κ

max

f =2,072 κ (19)

0

4 000 γ 1

2 + −

1 − γ 10, 4

and for an outer ring with f = 0,53,

e

2

3

σ E κ

()

max

f =2,072 κ (20)

0

γ 1

4 000

2 − −

1 + γ 10, 6

The smaller value between the f values calculated from Formula (19) and Formula (20) is used in the

0

calculation of static load ratings.

The values of factor f in Table 1 of ISO 76:2006 are calculated from substituting the values for κ, E(κ)

0

and γ = D cos α/D shown in Table A.1, and σ = 4 200 MPa into the above formula.

w pw max

These values apply to bearings with a cross-sectional raceway groove radius not larger than 0,52 D in

w

radial and angular contact groove ball bearing inner rings, and 0,53 D in radial and angular contact

w

groove ball bearing outer rings and self-aligning ball bearing inner rings

The load-carrying ability of a bearing is not necessarily increased by the use of a smaller groove radius,

but is reduced by the use of a larger groove radius. In the latter case, a correspondingly reduced value

of f is used.

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4.2.2 Self‑aligning ball bearings

The curvature sum Σρ of self-aligning ball bearings is given by the following formula for an outer ring:

41

Σρ = (21)

D 1+γ

w

Substituting Formula (21) into Formula (7),

2

D

−10 3

w

Q =×6,476 206510 κγ1 + E κσ (22)

() ()

max

4

In general, κ = a/b = 1 for the case of contact between an outer ring raceway and balls of self-aligning

ball bearings. Consequently,

12/

/ /

π 2 π 2

1 π

2

E κ =−11 − sin φφdd==φ

()

∫ ∫

2

0 0

2

κ

Therefore, Formula (22) is obtained

2

D

−10 w 3

Q =×6,476 206510 κγ1 + π σ (23)

()

max

8

Substituting Formula (23) into Formula (16) and moreover exchanging Q for Q ,

max

3

2

σ

π

max 2

CZ=2,072 ()1 + γα D cos

0r w

4 000 4

Introducing the number of rows of balls i yields Formula (24)

2

Cf= iZ D cos (24)

00rw

where

3

2

σ

π

max

f =2,072 ()1 + γ (25)

0

4 000 4

The values of factor f in Table 1 of ISO 76:2006 are calculated from substituting σ = 4 600 MPa and

0 max

values of γ = D cos α/D shown in the Table 1 of ISO 76:2006 into Formula (25).

w pw

4.3 Basic static axial load rating C for thrust ball bearings

0a

The curvature sum Σρ and the relative curvature difference F(ρ) of thrust ball bearings is given by the

following formulae:

2 γ 1

Σρ =±2 − (26)

Df1γ 2

w

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γ 1

±+

1γ 2f

F()ρ = (27)

γ 1

2±−

1γ 2f

where the upper sign refers to the inner ring and the lower sign refers to the outer ring and

f = r/D

w

Substituting Formula (26) into Formula (7),

2

D E ()κ

−10 w 3

Q =×6,476 206510 κ σ (28)

max

γ 1

2

2 ±−

1 γ 2f

Substituting Formula (28) into the following Formula (29),

C = Z Q sin α (29)

0a max

Therefore,

2

3

σ E κ

()

max 2

C =10,362 κ ZD sin α (30)

0a ww

γ 1

4 000

2 ±−

1 γ 2f

The smaller value C calculated from Formula (30) is adopted. For washers with f = 0,54, using the

0a

upper sign gives Formula (31),

2

Cf= ZD sin (31)

00aw

where

2

3

σ E ()κ

max

=

f 10,362 κ (32)

0

γ 1

4 000

2 + −

1 − γ 10, 8

The values of factor f in Table 1 of ISO 76:2006 are calculated from substituting the values for κ, E(κ)

0

and γ = D cos α/D shown in Table A.2, and σ = 4 200 MPa into Formula (32).

w pw max

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4.4 Basic static radial load rating C for radial roller bearings

0r

The curvature sum Σρ for radial roller bearings is given by the following formula,

21

Σ ρ = (33)

D 1 γ

we

Substituting Formula (33) into Formula (11) and adopting the smaller Q,

−52

QL=×1,381 0867101 − γσD (34)

()

we we max

Substituting Formula (34) into the following formula gives Formula (35),

1

C = ZQ cos (35)

0rmax

S

where S is a function of the loaded zone parameter ε. If one half of the rollers are loaded then S = 4,08

applies. A common value used in general bearing calculations is S = 5, which leads to a rather

conservative estimate of the maximum roller load.

2

σ

max

CZ=44,194 774 ()1 − γα LD cos

0r we we

4 000

Consequently, adopting σ = 4 000 MPa and introducing the number of rows, i, of rollers gives

max

Formula (36),

D cos α

we

C =−44 1 iZ LD cos (36)

0r we we

D

pw

NOTE The value has been rounded for use in the final document.

4.5 Basic static axial load rating C for thrust roller bearings

0a

The curvature sum Σρ of thrust roller bearings is given by Formula (33) and Q is given by Formula (34).

Substituting Formula (33) and Formula (34) into Formula (29),

2

σ

max

CZ=220,973 87 ()1 − γα LD sin

0a we we

4 000

Consequently, adopting σ = 4 000 MPa, gives Formula (37)

max

D cos α

we

C =−220 1 ZL D sin (37)

0a we we

D

pw

NOTE The value has been rounded for use in the final document.

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5 Static equivalent load

5.1 Theoretical static equivalent radial load P for radial bearings

0r

5.1.1 Single‑row radial bearings and radial contact groove ball bearings (nominal contact

angle α = 0°)

Assuming both the bearing rings will yield a parallel displacement when a radial and axial loads act

simultaneously on single-row radial bearings, the maximum rolling element load, Q , is given by

max

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Contents Page

Foreword .iv

Introduction .v

1 Scope . 1

2 Normative references . 1

3 Terms, definitions and symbols . 1

3.1 Terms and definitions . 1

3.2 Symbols . 1

4 Basic static load ratings . 3

4.1 General . 3

4.1.1 Basic formula for point contact . 3

4.1.2 Basic formula for line contact . 5

4.2 Basic static radial load rating C for radial ball bearings . 6

0r

4.2.1 Radial and angular contact groove ball bearings . 6

4.2.2 Self-aligning ball bearings . 8

4.3 Basic static axial load rating C for thrust ball bearings . 8

0a

4.4 Basic static radial load rating C for radial roller bearings .10

0r

4.5 Basic static axial load rating C for thrust roller bearings .10

0a

5 Static equivalent load .11

5.1 Theoretical static equivalent radial load P for radial bearings .11

0r

5.1.1 Single-row radial bearings and radial contact groove ball bearings

(nominal contact angle α = 0°) .11

5.1.2 Double-row radial bearings .17

5.2 Theoretical static equivalent axial load P for thrust bearings .18

0a

5.2.1 Single-direction thrust bearings.18

5.2.2 Double-direction thrust bearings .21

5.3 Approximate formulae for theoretical static equivalent load .23

5.3.1 Radial bearings .23

5.3.2 Thrust bearings .24

5.4 Practical formulae of static equivalent load .24

5.4.1 Radial bearings .24

5.4.2 Thrust bearings .28

5.5 Static radial load factor X and static axial load factor Y .

0 0 29

5.5.1 Radial bearings .29

5.5.2 Thrust bearings .33

Annex A (normative) Values for γ, κ and E(κ) .35

Bibliography .38

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Foreword

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ISO collaborates closely with the International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC) on all matters of

electrotechnical standardization.

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different types of ISO documents should be noted. This document was drafted in accordance with the

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iso/ foreword .html.

This document was prepared by Technical Committee ISO/TC 4, Rolling bearings, Subcommittee SC 8,

Load ratings and life.

This second edition cancels and replaces the first edition (ISO 10657:1991), which has been technically

revised.

The main changes compared to the previous edition are as follows:

— New subclause 0.4 and 0.5 included with explanations concerning the 2006 edition of ISO 76:2006

and ISO 76/Amd.1:2017;

— Inclusion of Clause 3 for symbols;

— Table 16 and Table 18 amended according to additional values in ISO 76:2006 (values of X and Y at

0 0

contact angles 5° and 10° of angular contact ball bearings).

Any feedback or questions on this document should be directed to the user’s national standards body. A

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Introduction

0.1 ISO/R 76:1958

ISO/R 76, Ball and Roller Bearings — Methods of Evaluating Static Load Ratings, was drawn up by

Technical Committee ISO/TC 4, Ball and Roller Bearings.

[2],[3]

ISO/R 76 was based on the studies of A. Palmgren et al . The basic static load ratings were defined

to correspond to a total permanent deformation of rolling element and raceway at the most heavily

stressed rolling element/raceway contact of 0,000 1 of the rolling element diameter. Then the standard

values confined to the basic static load ratings for special inner design rolling bearings were laid down.

ISO/R 76:1958 was approved by 28 (out of a total of 38) member bodies and was then submitted to the

ISO Council, which decided, in December 1958, to accept it as an ISO Recommendation.

0.2 ISO 76:1978

ISO/TC 4 decided to include the revision of ISO/R 76 in its programme of work and ISO/TC 4/SC 8

secretariat was requested to prepare a draft proposal. As a result, the secretariat submitted a draft

[3]

proposal in January 1976.

The draft proposal was accepted by 6 of the 8 members of ISO/TC 4/SC 8. Of the remaining two, Japan

[4]

preferred further study and USA, its counter proposal, document ISO/TC 4/SC 8 N 64 . The draft was

then submitted to the ISO Central Secretariat. After the draft had been approved by the ISO member

bodies, the ISO Council decided in June 1978 to accept it as an International Standard.

ISO 76:1978 adopted the SI unit newton and was revised in total, but without essential changes of

substance. However, values of X and Y for the nominal contact angles 15° and 45° for angular contact

0 0

groove ball bearings were added to the table to calculate the static equivalent radial loads of radial ball

bearings (see ISO 76:1978, Table 2).

0.3 ISO 76:1987

[4]

During the revision of ISO/R 76:1958, USA had in 1975 submitted a counter proposal for the basic

static load ratings based on a calculated contact stress.

The secretariat requested a vote on the revision of the static load ratings based on a contact stress level

in January 1978 and afterward circulated the voted results in June 1978, and the item No. of revision

work had become No. 157 of the programme of work of TC 4.

[5] [6]

ISO/TC 4/SC 8, considering the proposals made in the documents TC 4/SC 8 N 75 and TC 4 N 865 ,

as well as the comments made by TC 4 members and that several SC 8 members expressed a need

for updating ISO 76, agreed to continue its study taking into account the possibility of using either

permanent deformation or stress level as a basis for static load ratings, and ISO/TC 4/SC 8 requested

its secretariat to prepare a new draft. The new draft was intended to be prepared with the principles

and formulae of the document TC 4/SC 8 N 75, and to include levels of contact stress for various rolling

element contact stated to be generally corresponding to a permanent deformation of 0,000 1 of the

rolling element diameter at the centre of the most heavily stressed rolling element/raceway contact.

For roller bearings a stress level of 4 000 MPa was agreed and then ISO/TC 4/SC 8 agreed, by a majority

vote, that static load ratings should correspond to calculated contact stresses of

4 000 MPa for roller bearings,

4 600 MPa for self-aligning ball bearings and

4 200 MPa for all other ball bearings to which the standard applies.

For these calculated contact stresses, a total permanent deformation occurs at the centre of the most

heavily stressed rolling element/raceway contact, and its deformation is approximately 0,000 1 of the

rolling element diameter.

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ISO 76 was submitted to the ISO Central Secretariat in 1985, and after it had been approved by the

ISO members, the ISO Council decided in February 1987 to accept it as an International Standard.

Furthermore, ISO/TC 4/SC 8 decided that supplementary background information, regarding the

derivation of formulae and factors given in ISO 76, should be published as a Technical Report. This

Technical report was published as ISO/TR 10657:1991.

An Amendment to ISO 76:1987 that explains the discontinuities in load ratings between radial- and

axial bearings was published as ISO 76:1987/Amd.1:1999.

0.4 ISO 76:2006

A systematic review of ISO 76:1987 was agreed in 2003, based on the prior held balloting process and

documents TC 4/SC 8 N 233 and N 235.

ISO 76:2006 includes editorial adaptations and updates as well as an extension by the static safety

factor S . Furthermore, ISO 76:1987/Amd.1:1999 was integrated and became the informative Annex A

0

“Discontinuities in the calculation of basic static load ratings”.

0.5 ISO 76:2006/Amd.1:2017

ISO 76:2006/Amd.1:2017 includes the following items:

— graphs for the factors f , X and Y taken from draft ÖNORM M 6320 to be included in an informative

0 0 0

annex;

— formulae for the calculation of the load rating factor f from ISO/TR 10657 to be introduced in the

0

normative part of the standard;

— the tables for the load rating factor f will stay in the normative part of the standard, however a

0

sentence will be introduced stating that the results obtained from formulae are preferred.

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Explanatory notes on ISO 76

1 Scope

This document specifies supplementary background information regarding the derivation of formulae

and factors given in ISO 76:2006.

2 Normative references

There are no normative references in this document.

3 Terms, definitions and symbols

3.1 Terms and definitions

No terms and definitions are listed in this document.

ISO and IEC maintain terminological databases for use in standardization at the following addresses:

— ISO Online browsing platform: available at https:// www .iso .org/ obp

— IEC Electropedia: available at https:// www .electropedia .org/

3.2 Symbols

C basic static axial load rating, in newtons

0a

C basic static radial load rating, in newtons

0r

D pitch diameter of ball or roller set, in millimetres

pw

D nominal ball diameter, in millimetres

w

D roller diameter applicable in the calculation of load ratings, in millimetres

we

E modulus of elasticity (Young’ s modulus), in megapascals

E , E modulus of elasticity of body 1 (rolling element) and of body 2 (raceway), in megapascals

1 2

E(κ) complete elliptic integral of the second kind

2

E E/(1 − ν )

0

F bearing axial load (axial component of actual bearing load), in newtons

a

F bearing radial load (radial component of actual bearing load), in newtons

r

F(ρ) relative curvature difference

J (ε) axial load integral

a

J (ε) radial load integral

r

K(κ) complete elliptic integral of the first kind

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L length of roller applicable in the calculation of load ratings, in millimetres

we

P theoretical static equivalent axial load for thrust bearing, general speaking, called static

0a

equivalent axial load, in newtons

P theoretical static equivalent radial load for radial bearing, general speaking, called static

0r

equivalent radial load, in newtons

Q normal force between rolling element and raceway, in newtons

Q maximum normal force between rolling element and raceway, in newtons

max

S Stribeck number

X static radial load factor

0

Y static axial load factor

0

Z number of balls carrying load in one direction, number of balls or rollers per row, or number

of rolling elements per row

a semimajor axis of the projected contact ellipse, semilength of the contact surface

b semiminor axis of the projected contact ellipse, semiwidth of the contact surface

2/3

c compression constant, in 1/megapascals

f osculation = r/D

w

f osculation at the outer ring = r /D

e e w

f osculation at the inner ring = r /D

i i w

f factor which depends on the geometry of the bearing components and on applicable stress level

0

i number of rows of balls or rollers in a bearing

k load distribution parameter

0

r curvature radius of a raceway cross-section, in millimetres

r outer ring groove radius, in millimetres

e

r inner ring groove radius, in millimetres

i

t exponent in load–deflection formula

x distance in direction of the semimajor axis, in millimetres

y distance in direction of the semiminor axis, in millimetres

α nominal contact angle, in degrees

α′ actual contact angle, in degrees

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γ auxiliary parameter, γ = D cos α /D for ball bearings with α ≠ 90°

w pw

γ = D /D for ball bearings with α = 90°

w pw

γ = D cos α /D for roller bearings with α ≠ 90°

we pw

γ = D /D for roller bearings with α = 90°

we pw

ε parameter indicating the width of the loaded zone

κ ratio of semimajor to semiminor axis = a/b

ν Poisson’s ratio

ν Poisson’s ratio of body 1 (rolling element)

1

ν Poisson’s ratio of body 2 (raceway)

2

Σρ curvature sum

ρ , ρ principal curvature of body 1 (rolling element)

11 12

ρ , ρ principal curvature of body 2 (raceway)

21 22

σ calculated contact stress, in megapascals

σ maximum calculated contact stress, in megapascals

max

ϕ auxiliary angle, in radians

ψ one half of the loaded arc

0

4 Basic static load ratings

4.1 General

4.1.1 Basic formula for point contact

The relationship between a calculated contact stress and a rolling element load within an elliptical

contact area is given in Reference [8] as Formula (1),

12/

22

3Q x y

σ =−1 − (1)

2π ab a b

It is concluded that the maximum calculated contact stress (σ ) occurs at the point of x = 0 and y = 0,

max

3Q 2π ab

σσ== orQ (2)

maxmax

2π ab 3

According to the Hertz’s theory,

13/ 113/

2 2 2

2κκE () 11−νν−

3Q

1 2

a = + (3)

πΣ2 ρ EE

1

2

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13/

13/ 2 2

2E()κ 11−νν−

3Q

1 2

b= + (4)

πΣκρ2 EE

1 2

where

κ = a/b

12/

π/2

1

2

E(κ)

=−11− sin φφd

∫

2

0

κ

Σρ = ρ + ρ + ρ + ρ

11 12 21 22

ρρ=

2

11 12

=

D

w

Substituting Formula (3) and Formula (4) into Formula (2) for the case of E = E = E and ν = ν = ν,

1 2 1 2

2

E()κ

32π

3

Q=σκ (5)

max

2

Σρ

3E

0

and

2 K()κ

1− −10 −F ρ = (6)

()

2

E()κ

κ −1

where

E

E

=

0

2

1−ν

5

E = 2,07 × 10 MPa

ν = 0,3

−12/

π/2

1

2

K(κ)

=−11− sin φφd

∫

2

0

κ

ρρ−+ρρ−

11 12 21 22

=

F()ρ

ρρ++ρρ+

11 12 21 22

Consequently, from Formula (5),

2

E κ

()

−10 3

Q =×6,476 20651 0 κ σ (7)

max

Σρ

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4.1.2 Basic formula for line contact

The relationship between a calculated contact stress and a rolling element load for a line contact is

given in Reference[9] as follows,

12/

2

2Q y

σ =−1 (8)

πLb b

we

It is concluded that the maximum calculated contact stress (σ ) from Formula (8) occurs at the line of

max

y = 0,

π Lb

2Q

we

σσ== orQ (9)

max max

π Lb 2

we

And also b is given by the following formula,

12/

2 2

4Q 11−νν−

1 2

b = + (10)

π LEΣρ E

we 1 2

where

Σρ = ρ + ρ + ρ + ρ

11 12 21 22

2

ρ

=

11

D

we

ρ

2 γ

21

=± ;

D 1 γ

we

the upper sign applies to inner ring contact and the lower to outer ring contact;

ρ

= 0

12

ρ

= 0

22

D cos α

we

=

γ

D

pw

Substituting Formula (10) into Formula (9) for the case of E = E = E and ν = ν = ν,

1 2 1 2

L

2 we

Q=2πσ

max

E Σρ

0

where

E

E

=

0

2

1−ν

5

E = 2,07 × 10 MPa

ν = 0,3

Consequently,

L

−52we

Q =×2,762 173 210 σ (11)

max

Σρ

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4.2 Basic static radial load rating C for radial ball bearings

0r

4.2.1 Radial and angular contact groove ball bearings

The curvature sum Σρ and the relative curvature difference F(ρ) of radial and angular contact groove

ball bearings is given by the following formulae,

2 γ 1

Σρ =±2 − (12)

Df1γ 2

w ie()

γ 1

±+

1γ 2f

ie()

F()ρ = (13)

γ 1

2±−

1γ 2f

ie()

where

the upper sign applies to inner ring contact and the lower to outer ring contact;

D cos α

w

γ

=

D

pw

f denotes

i(e)

r

i

f

i = forinnerr ingcontact, and

D

w

r

e

f = forouter ringcontact

e

D

w

Substituting Formula (12) into Formula (7),

2

D E ()κ

−10 w 3

Q =×6,476 206510 κ σ (14)

maax

γ 1

2

2±−

1 γ 2f

ie()

Substituting Formula (12) and Formula (14) into Formula (15) (see Reference [10]), and furthermore

exchanging Q for Q , gives

max

1

C = ZQ cos (15)

0rmax

S

where S is a function of the loaded zone parameter ε. If one half of the balls are loaded then S = 4,37

applies. A common value used in general bearing calculations is S = 5, which leads to a rather

conservative estimate of the maximum ball load.

C = 0,2 Z Q cos α (16)

0r max

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Consequently,

2

3

σ E ()κ

1

3

−10 max 2

C =×02,,6 476 20651××04() 000 κ × ZD cos α

0r w

4 000 4 γ 1

22±−

1 γ 2f

ie

()

where the upper sign refers to the inner ring and the lower sign refers to the outer ring. Therefore,

introducing the number of rows, i, of balls gives Formula (17):

2

Cf= iZ D cos (17)

00rw

where f is the factor which depends on the geometry of the bearing components and on applicable

0

stress level:

22

3

σ E ()κ

max

f =2,072 κ (18)

0

γ 1

4 000

2±−

1 γ 2f

ie()

For an inner ring with f = 0,52, Formula (18) becomes,

i

2

3

σ E ()κ

max

f =2,072 κ (19)

0

γ 1

4 000

2+ −

1−γ 10, 4

and for an outer ring with f = 0,53,

e

2

3

σ E κ

()

max

f =2,072 κ (20)

0

γ 1

4 000

2− −

1+γ 10, 6

The smaller value between the f values calculated from Formula (19) and Formula (20) is used in the

0

calculation of static load ratings.

The values of factor f in Table 1 of ISO 76:2006 are calculated from substituting the values for κ, E(κ)

0

and γ = D cos α/D shown in Table A.1, and σ = 4 200 MPa into the above formula.

w pw max

These values apply to bearings with a cross-sectional raceway groove radius not larger than 0,52 D in

w

radial and angular contact groove ball bearing inner rings, and 0,53 D in radial and angular contact

w

groove ball bearing outer rings and self-aligning ball bearing inner rings

The load-carrying ability of a bearing is not necessarily increased by the use of a smaller groove radius,

but is reduced by the use of a larger groove radius. In the latter case, a correspondingly reduced value

of f is used.

0

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4.2.2 Self‑aligning ball bearings

The curvature sum Σρ of self-aligning ball bearings is given by the following formula for an outer ring:

41

Σρ = (21)

D 1+γ

w

Substituting Formula (21) into Formula (7),

2

D

−10 3

w

Q =×6,476 206510 κγ1+ E κσ (22)

() ()

max

4

In general, κ = a/b = 1 for the case of contact between an outer ring raceway and balls of self-aligning

ball bearings. Consequently,

12/

π/2 π/2

1 π

2

E κ =−11− sin φφdd==φ

()

∫ ∫

2

0 0

2

κ

Therefore, Formula (22) is obtained

2

D

−10 3

w

Q =×6,476 206510 κγ1+ π σ (23)

()

max

8

Substituting Formula (23) into Formula (16) and moreover exchanging Q for Q ,

max

3

2

σ

π

max 2

CZ=2,072 ()1+γα D cos

0r w

4 000 4

Introducing the number of rows of balls i yields Formula (24)

2

Cf= iZ D cos (24)

00rw

where

3 2

σ

π

max

f =2,072 ()1+γ (25)

0

4 000 4

The values of factor f in Table 1 of ISO 76:2006 are calculated from substituting σ = 4 600 MPa and

0 max

values of γ = D cos α/D shown in the Table 1 of ISO 76:2006 into Formula (25).

w pw

4.3 Basic static axial load rating C for thrust ball bearings

0a

The curvature sum Σρ and the relative curvature difference F(ρ) of thrust ball bearings is given by the

following formulae:

2 γ 1

Σρ =±2 − (26)

Df1γ 2

w

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γ 1

±+

1γ 2f

F()ρ = (27)

γ 1

2±−

1γ 2f

where the upper sign refers to the inner ring and the lower sign refers to the outer ring and

f = r/D

w

Substituting Formula (26) into Formula (7),

2

D E κ

()

−10 w 3

Q =×6,476 206510 κ σ (28)

max

γ 1

2

2±−

1 γ 2f

Substituting Formula (28) into the following Formula (29),

C = Z Q sin α (29)

0a max

Therefore,

2

3

σ E κ

()

max 2

C =10,362 κ ZD sin α (30)

0a ww

γ 1

4 000

2±−

1 γ 2f

The smaller value C calculated from Formula (30) is adopted. For washers with f = 0,54, using the

0a

upper sign gives Formula (31),

2

Cf= ZD sin (31)

00aw

where

2

3

σ E ()κ

max

κ

f =10,362 (32)

0

γ 1

4 000

2+ −

1−γ 10, 8

The values of factor f in Table 1 of ISO 76:2006 are calculated from substituting the values for κ, E(κ)

0

and γ = D cos α/D shown in Table A.2, and σ = 4 200 MPa into Formula (32).

w pw max

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4.4 Basic static radial load rating C for radial roller bearings

0r

The curvature sum Σρ for radial roller bearings is given by the following formula,

21

Σ ρ = (33)

D 1 γ

we

Substituting Formula (33) into Formula (11) and adopting the smaller Q,

−52

QL=×1,381 0867101 −γσD (34)

()

we we max

Substituting Formula (34) into the following formula gives Formula (35),

1

C = ZQ cos (35)

0rmax

S

where S is a function of the loaded zone parameter ε. If one half of the rollers are loaded then S = 4,08

applies. A common value used in general bearing calculations is S = 5, which leads to a rather

conservative estimate of the maximum roller load.

2

σ

max

CZ=44,194 774 ()1−γα LD cos

0r we we

4 000

Consequently, adopting σ = 4 000 MPa and introducing the number of rows, i, of rollers gives

max

Formula (36),

D cos α

we

C =−44 1 iZ LD cos (36)

0r we we

D

pw

NOTE The value has been rounded for use in the final document.

4.5 Basic static axial load rating C for thrust roller bearings

0a

The curvature sum Σρ of thrust roller bearings is given by Formula (33) and Q is given by Formula (34).

Substituting Formula (33) and Formula (34) into Formula (29),

2

σ

max

CZ=220,973 87 ()1−γα LD sin

0a we we

4 000

Consequently, adopting σ = 4 000 MPa, gives Formula (37)

max

D cos α

we

C =−220 1 ZL D sin (37)

0a we we

D

pw

NOTE The value has been rounded for use in the final document.

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5 Static equivalent load

5.1 Theoretical static equivalent radial load P for radial bearings

0r

5.1.1 Single‑row radial bearings and radial contact groove ball bearings (nominal contact

angle α = 0°)

Assuming both the b

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