• Secretariat: DIN
    Committee Manager:
    Mr Jonas Boye
  • Chairperson (until end 2024):
    Mr Dipl.-Ing. (FH) Werner Edelmann
  • ISO Technical Programme Manager [TPM]:
    Ms Yan Cui
    ISO Editorial Programme Manager [EPM]:
    Ms Sanjali Jain
  • Creation date: 1980


Standardization of calculation methods for all types of rolling bearings including components incorporating rolling elements and plain bearings with spherical contact surface.

Assessment of operation conditions, including characterisation of lubrication and friction, especially life and damage prediction based on common failure modes and determination of bearing characteristic values, like load ratings; further including validation methods and field performance evaluation

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ISO/TC 4/SC 8/WG 9 Rolling bearings — Methods for calculating the modified reference rating life for universally loaded bearings Working group
Date Month Location TC/SC Note
19 May 2021 Virtual ISO/TC 4/SC 8  

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