PTI Can Help Diagnose Bearing FailuresJuly 23, 2018 by Lauren Ansley, PTIP.T. International regularly works with distributors and end users to help diagnose bearing failures. The elements of a bearing tell the story of its life similar to how a black box tells the story of an airplane. PTI will examine a bearing and help to determine why it failed and offer recommendations to help prevent future failures.How It Works:When you’re ready to start the process, simply contact your Local Sales Rep. They’ll be glad to get more information from you and then help guide you through the process.Once the reason(s) for the failure is uncovered…PTI can recommend possible application adjustments to extend the life of the bearing. And we may also provide suggested lubrication “best practices” including re-greasing intervals and proper types of grease to use.Additional Resources:Did you know 80% of premature mounted bearing failures are lubricant related?Click for flyer: Why Did My Bearing Fail?Click for video: General Lubrication TipsFor more information on Bearing Forensics and help extending the life of your bearings, contact your Local Sales Rep***About PTI: Upon opening in 1994, PTI has specialized in serving the growing niche market of Metric products. As demand has increased over the years, so has our product offering. Today, our customers enjoy a huge offering of both Metric and Inch-based products for the Industrial Power Transmission Industry.Want to learn more about PTI? Click here to view our company overview video. View our products, other case studies, videos and more at www.ptintl.com.