What are some of the common “Root Causes” of bearing failures?

  1. Imbalance and misalignment account for a large percentage of premature bearing failures
  2. Improper lubrication
  3. Improper mounting methods (using a hammer,  etc.)
  4. Improper application for the installed bearing
  5. Manufacturing defects
  6. Excessive vibration after installation
  7. Excessive vibration before installation (during storage, transportation, etc.)
  8. Exceeding normal bearing life expectancy

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