• Seizure


    When sudden overheating occurs during rotation, the bearing becomes discolored. Then, the raceway rings, rolling elements, and cage will soften, melt and deform as damage accumulates.


  • Rust and Corrosion

    Rust and Corrosion

    Bearing rust and corrosion are pits on the surface of rings and rolling elements and may occur at the rolling element pitch on the rings or over the entire bearing surfaces.