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Chipping

Chipping

Condition Cause Solution
  • Partial chipping of inner ring, outer ring, or rolling elements.
  • Trapping of large solid
  • Foreign objects impacts or excessive load
  • Poor handling
  1. Trouble shooting and improvements of impacts and excessive load
  2. Improvement in handling
  3. Improvement in sealing characteristics

Photo: Cylindrical roller bearing

  • Cylindrical roller bearing
  • Chipping of guide ribs of inner and outer rings
  • The cause is excessive impact load.

Photo: Inner ring of spherical roller bearing

  • Inner ring of spherical roller bearing
  • Rib chipped
  • The cause is excessive impact load.

Photo: Inner ring of tapered roller bearing

  • Inner ring of tapered roller bearing
  • Chipping of cone back face rib
  • The cause is impact due to poor mounting.

Photo: Inner ring of double row tapered roller bearing

  • Inner ring of double row tapered roller bearing
  • Chipping of side face
  • The cause is impact due to improper handling.