Listen and Wait … When Greasing Bearings [Maintenance Tip]

September 8, 2015 tohanlon@reliabilityweb.com
Condition based lubrication programs rely on ultrasound data collection to alarm when re-greasing is required. Our advice: Alarm bearings for re-lubrication at 8-10 dBµV over baselines Apply grease slowly while listening and measuring ultrasonically Grease… then wait. Don’t hurry at the expense of doing the job correctly Your target is to return the dBµV values back to baseline. The 8-10 dBµV rule works in most…
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