Peeling

Condition

Peeling is a cluster of very small spalls (size about 10┬Ám). Peeling can also include very small cracks which develop into spalls

Cause

Likely to occur in roller bearings. Tends to occur if surface of opposite part is rough or lubrication characteristics are poor. Peeling may develop into flaking

Solution

  • Control of surface roughness and dust
  • Selection of appropriate lubricant
  • Proper break-in