Wear

Condition

Surface is worn and dimensions are reduced compared with other portions. Surface mostly roughened and scored

Cause

Ingress of solid foreign objects. Dirt and other foreign objects in lubricant. Poor lubrication. Skewing of rollers

Solution

  • Selection of optimum lubricant and lubrication system
  • Improvement in sealing efficiency
  • Filtration of lubricating oil
  • Elimination of misalignment