The range of applications for ball bearing turntables and slewing rings depends on the maximum axle load. JOST ball bearing turntables and slewing rings cover an axle load range from 7.5 to 250 kN.
The specified axle loads for series KDL, HE, SO and ND relate to use where the slewing ring is mounted on the front axle of a trailer with three axles and fifth wheel steering, travelling at speeds of up to 100 kph (65 mph). On dual-axle trailers, the specified axle loads can be exceeded by 10% or 20% at speeds below 30 kph (18 mph).
All load data for series KDL, HE, SO, ND and N apply to use on roads in fifth wheel steering systems and for paved standard road conditions in Central Europe.
If the ball bearing turntable and slewing ring are to be mounted above the steered axle and above the king pin on semi-trailers, please ask JOST for the load data, giving details of the vehicle. Any deviations are given on the specification sheet.