Technical Expertise

Engineering Capabilities:

  • Product design and development
  • Project management / APQP - PPAP preparation
  • Customer engineering support / system design
  • Failure and durability analysis
  • Complete application design
  • Bearing rolling element optimization
  • Thorough fatigue / contact stress analysis
  • System efficiency and energy loss analysis

Testing and Bearing Analysis Capabilities:

  • Bearing fatigue and life testing
  • Seal and inclusion testing for seals (mud and slurry)
  • High / low temperature testing
  • Rotational torque and high-speed testing
  • Rockwell and Vickers hardness checks
  • Raceway profile and roundness measurements using Taylor Hobson equipment
  • Material composition analysis for steel certification (spectrometer) 
  • Material micro-structure analysis (SEM and microscope) 
  • Rotational vibration analysis 
  • Grease and oil chemical analysis

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Plymouth Michigan Research & Development Technical Center

  • Product Development
  • Bearing Testing 
  • Bearing Life Calculation
  • Application Modeling Simulation
  • Design & Engineering Drawings
  • Metallurgical failure analysis 
  • Return & Warranty Part Analysis
  • Customer Service
  • Sales