Motor Trouble-Shooting (8)

Problem:
Bearings continuously fail.

Like Causes:
1. Load to motor may be excessive or unbalanced.
2. High ambient temperature.

What To Do:
1. Besides checking load, also inspect drive belt tension to ensure it’s not too tight may be too high. An unbalanced load will also cause the bearings to fail.
2. If the motor is used in a high ambient, a different type of bearing grease may be required.You may need to consult the factory or a bearing distributor.

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