How Can You Protect Bearings and Help Prevent Rotating Equipment Failure?

Most pump bearings fail before their design life span, typically through no fault of either the pump or bearing manufacturer. What, then, is the leading cause of bearing failure? Research shows that 52% of bearing failures are due to contamination of the bearing oil.* In a study into equipment reliability conducted at a major refinery,

A million here, a million there…Soon we’ll be talking about real money!

For now, we are talking about wastewater pumping maintenance costs to municipalities. These costs continue to increase and will not subside, even if “flushables” are outlawed. The public is now “educated” that the toilets are used for disposable of other than human waste and toilet paper. The cost of labor and equipment to clean the