Engine Bearings Products

Connecting Rod Bearing RA500/HS100
Cross-sectional structure
Thin-film solid lubricant overlay
Initial running-in
Without Ni barrier plating


Main sliding part
Copper alloy with superior
load-carrying capacity and
seizure resistance
<Features of HS100>
HS100 is a Pb-free material that has overcome the conventional concept of a copper/lead-alloy bearing to realize long-life performance under a higher unit load, with a sliding capability using the lining.

<For details>
Refer to the '97 Autumn JSAE Assembly report documentation and also the SAE Technical Paper 981036 in English.