According to the statistics, there are more than 50 billion bearings being manufactured during the past 5 years around the world. Only a relatively small percentage of all bearings in use fail. Majority (90%) of the bearings outlive the equipment in which they have been installed.
- Datong Li
- SPM Instrument AB
Rolling element bearing defects are typically artifacts of mechanically induced stresses or lubrication issues that create small cracks or defects within the mechanical components of the bearing, leading to increased vibration.
- Pete Sopcik
- Analog Devices, Inc
Ed Duda is a Technical Consultant for Des-Case Corporation, Goodlettsville (Nashville), TN. Prior to joining Des-Case, Ed was a Process Engineer for Freeport-McMoRan Inc. Ed has worked in several roles including plant leadership focused on operational excellence. Now he is happy of being part of our team as a Brand Ambassador and...
- Ed Duda
This fluid analysis learning path includes 8 short units that include details on various types of fluid testing as well as features of a successful fluid analysis program including effective data management and integration, taking a representative sample, and other value-add services available – so you can start saving more of your equipment.
- Julio Acosta
- POLARIS Laboratories
The traditional environmental lubricant has been one that is either biodegradable or is formulated from biobased materials. From a more holistic standpoint, lubrication programs have been environmentally sustainable in other ways for years.
- John Sander
- Lubrication Engineers
As much as 70% of all premature machine failures can be attributed to contamination. To prevent these failures, it is important to purify the new oil as it comes into the facility and then keep it clean throughout its life. By establishing an ISO code cleanliness goal and maintaining it, you will extend the life of the oil and the equipment..
- Preston Rubottom
- Lubrication Engineers, Inc
The current global pandemic situation has thrown many challenges in every sector including Machinery lubrication activities. Subbu discusses how to be prepared for continued reliability of the equipment in lubrication activities..
- KNV Subrahmanyam
- Single Peak Lube Technologies
Why wireless sensor Fmax is Critical. Lack of lubrication is a major cause of bearing damage & bearing failure. Therefore, it is critical for vibration sensors to be able to detect the higher frequency vibration resulting from lack of lubrication, which is generally far above 1kHz..
- Mike Olszewski
- Reliability Concepts