Rolling Bearings Handbook and Troubleshooting Guide: 1st Edition (Hardback) book cover

Rolling Bearings Handbook and Troubleshooting Guide

1st Edition

By Raymond A. Guyer, Jr.

CRC Press

254 pages

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Hardback: 9780801988714
pub: 1996-10-15
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Description

This handbook shows how to prevent bearing failure, how to avoid replacement and down-time costs, and how to solve bearing failure problems quickly when they do occur - avoiding delayed orders and lost business. No other handbook covers such a wide range of bearing types and seals, shafts and housing, materials and manufacture. There is no other troubleshooting guide to help technicians and mechanics monitor, mount and dismount, and lubricate correctly. Rolling Bearings Handbook and Troubleshooting Guide puts the right maintenance and diagnostic procedures at your fingertips.

Table of Contents

PART ONE: BEARING MAINTENANCE AND LIFE IMPROVEMENT

Bearing Fundamentals and Materials

Definition and Uses of Rolling Bearings

Bearing Materials and Characteristics

Bearing Manufacture

Hardening

Grinding

Shaping

Eight Exacting Steps

Operating Reliability

Bearing Types

Radial Ball Bearings

Thrust Ball Bearings

Radial Roller Bearings

Thrust Roller Bearings

Pillow Blocks

Applications and Designations

Bearing Seals

Shields

Seals

Shaft and Housing Fits

Tolerances

Shafts

Housings

Repairing

Synopsis

Mounting Bearings

Cold, Temperature, and Hydraulic Mounting

Types of Shaft Mounting

Axial Location of Bearings

Axial Adjustment

Lubrication

Functions

Viscosity

Fatigue Life

Grease

Oil

Comparative Advantages of Grease and Oil

Relubrication Intervals

Polymeric Matrix Lubricant

Corrosion Protection

Bearing Lubrication and Adjusted Life Review

Bearing Monitoring

Preventative Steps

Definitions, Measurements, and Analysis

Diagnostic Equipment

Causes of Vibration

Vibration Sensors

Synopsis

Bearing-Monitoring Glossary

PART TWO: BEARING FAILURE ANALYSIS SYSTEM

A System for Analyzing Bearing Failure

Bearing Life

Bearing Disassembly

Step-by-Step Instructions for Using the BFAS

Quick Guide to failure Conditions

Troubleshooting Rolling Bearings

Complaint Codes

Condition Codes

Conditions and Their Solutions

Appendix: Lubricant Tests; Temperature Conversion; Viscosity Conversion

Index

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
TEC009070
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Mechanical
TEC016000
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Industrial Design / General