Our Team

pMaxBlack™ combines a unique tri-metal structure with advanced surface processes to deliver superior load capacity.

OUR TEAM

WES SPRY

TEAM: WES SPRY RACING
RACING CLASS: DRAG RACE
VEHICLE: ACURA INTEGRA
FROM: SOUTH CAROLINA, USA
KING PLATFORM: SPORT COMPACT

RALPHY ESTEVEZ

TEAM: DRT RACING
RACING CLASS: DRAG RACING
VEHICLE: TOYOTA COROLLA
FROM: NEW JERSEY, USA
KING PLATFORM: SPORT COMPACT

MICHELE ABBATE

TEAM: GRR RACING
RACING CLASS: SCCA RACING
VEHICLE: CHEVROLET CAMARO
FROM: NEVADA, USA
KING PLATFORM: DETROIT MUSCLE

HOWARD MICHAEL

TEAM: HM MOTORSPORTS
RACING CLASS: IHRA TOP-SPORTSMAN
VEHICLE: DRAGSTER
FROM: MICHIGAN, USA
KING PLATFORM: TOP FUEL / PROMOD

ERIC MALONE

TEAM: PROSECUTOR RACING
RACING CLASS: 256 FASTEST CARS IN THE DIRTY SOUTH
VEHICLE: CHEVROLET CAMARO
FROM: ALABAMA, USA
KING PLATFORM: DETROIT MUSCLE

DANIEL ALBRECHT

TEAM: ALBRECHT RACING
RACING CLASS: GLOBAL TIME ATTACK
VEHICLE: SUBARU WRX STI
FROM: CALIFORNIA, USA
KING PLATFORM: SPORT COMPACT

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pMaxBlack™ benefits:

  • 24% greater load capacity
  • 29% harder/stronger overlay
  • Compatible with all crankshafts

KING TECHLAB

Today, King’s research & development department (TechLab) is recognized as a leading technology authority in bearing science.

Bulls Eye™
Bull's Eye Tolerance
PERFECT CLEARANCE IN EVERY SET

Outperforms the industry’s wall thickness tolerance, ensuring the least thickness variation shell-to-shell.

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U-Groove™
u-groove
Greater load surface

A 90⁰ oil groove shape, keep oil flow intact, increases bearing load capacity by expanding the surface area.

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Elliptix™
Elliptix
Improved oil ingress

A newly designed oil slot/oil hole hybrid that improves oil ingress, without affecting the bearing’s surface.

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Radialock™
Radialock
Optimal crush height and heat transfer

An optimal crush height value obtained from an optimization process of each performance bearing crush height

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Eccentrix™
Eccentrix
Superior hydrodynamic lubrication

An optimized eccentricity value reached through elasto-hydrodynamic analysis and dynamic calculations.

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SmartLug™
SmartLug
Optional lug design

Prevents lug generated oil leaks while achieving better load capacity and oil film distribution.

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Dowel Hole
Additional Stability for the Shell

Enables adding a locating pin, thus improving bearing stability particularly in aluminum housing, that may be compromised by excessive housing expansion and loosing bearing press fit, that occurs in extreme heat conditions.

Force-105
Force 105 Polymer
Extreme Load Capacity

Silver based overlay containing solid lubricant additives distributed throughout the silver matrix. For extreme load engines.

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pMaxBlack™
pMaxBlack
Superior load capacity

Overlay features proprietary nano-scaled hardening process producing superior load capacity.

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Narrowed
Narrowed
Narrowed Bearing Length

Enabeling to clear large filet cranks.

NitroKote™
nitrokote
Top Fuel polymer composite matrix

Polymer coated bearings, designed to withstand the metal-to-metal contact and extreme loading from 10,000 HP Top Fuel engines.

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Lead free
Lead Free
Environmentally safe composite

A lead-free bearing material prioritizes environmental sustainability and safety, utilizing alternative compounds to achieve optimal performance in diverse applications.

pMaxKote™
pMaxKote
Factory applied polymer coating

Inhouse developed Polymer coating for race applications, enhances seizure & wear resistance, with no added thickness.

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Aluminum Based
aluminum base
Bi Metal Aluminum material

Lead free Aluminum based material used for low to heavy load engines

Copper Based
Copper Based
Tri-Metal Copper based material

Leaded or Lead Free tri layers bearings for low to heavy load engines.

SilverCore™
silvercore
Extreme Load Capacity

Silver based overlay containing solid lubricant additives distributed throughout the silver matrix. For extreme load engines.

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ManganX™
ManganX
StrengthenedAluminum

An aluminum alloy strengthened by addition of Manganese and Chromium (Mn, Cr), Used for high load applications.

Alecular™
allecular
Bi Metal high Performance

HP-developed mainly for drag race and monster truck applications using nodular cast iron crankshafts.

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XPC
SUPERIOR WEAR RESISTANCE

XPC features a nano-composite polymer coating, applied over the pMaxBlack™ overlay, enhancing wear resistance without changing the bearing’s original precision wall thickness dimension.

Polymer Coated
Polymer Coated
Polymer coating

Factory Applied Nano-composite Polymer Coating – With No Added Thickness.

Tri-M™
babbit
Babbit Based overlay

Classical Babbit overlay for medium load engines

Tri-M+™
babbit plus
Enhanced Babbit Overlay

Strengthened Babbit overlay for medium and high load engines.

Sputter
PVD Coating

Lead free material plated by Physical Vapor Deposition for extreme loads.