LUBRICANT CONTAMINANTS AND THEIR EFFECTS ON BEARING PERFORMANCE

This paper provides a discussion of the more common types of solid and liquid lubricant contaminants and the possible sources from which they originate, plus the different modes of premature bearing damage that can results. Some case histories of applications plagued with contaminated lubrication problems and the resulting difficulties encountered with bearing performance are also reviewed. /GHRL/

  • Corporate Authors:

    Society of Automotive Engineers

    400 Commonwealth Drive
    Warrendale, PA  USA  15096
  • Authors:
    • Fitzsimmons, B
    • Cave, B J
  • Publication Date: 1975-4

Media Info

  • Pagination: 10 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00099522
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Report/Paper Numbers: SAE #750583
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Nov 5 1975 12:00AM