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Bearing Analysis and Failure Modes

Publication date: 
May 2012
Author(s): 
Jim Bryan, EASA Technical Support Specialist
Type of media: 
Webinar recording
Recording duration: 
54 minutes

This presentation identifies and defines these failure modes: true and false brinelling; spalling; fluting (bearing current); cage damage; fretting; loss of fits; lubrication problems; shields and seals; skidding; preload; internal clearance; load zone and ball track; key indicators: temperature, noise and vibration.

The presentation is most useful for service center and field technicians, service center managers, and engineers desiring to analyze bearing failures to prevent future failures based on corrective actions taken as a result.

Topic(s): 
Bearings
Troubleshooting & failure analysis