Motors and Burned Bearings, Part 2

Bearing failures are a major cause of motor failure. Can you name some common causes of bearing failure?

Here’s a list of five common failure modes:

  1. Improper lubrication. Mixed grease, too little grease, or too much grease can quickly kill a bearing. Motor bearing lubrication isn’t a grunt job, it’s a job that requires expertise.
  2. Mechanical factors such as misalignment or a bent shaft. Ensure any critical motor has

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