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Our process

Initial inspection
Inspection and documentation of turning torque, free-state clearance, gear size, and external features.

Kaydon bearing remanufacturing program: initial inspection

Disassembly and cleaning
Bearings are disassembled and the races, rolling elements, and spacers are cleaned.

Kaydon bearing remanufacturing program: disassembly & cleaning

Non-destructive testing
Races undergo visual or magnetic particle inspection to detect cracks or defects. Hardness readings are recorded.

Kaydon bearing remanufacturing program: non-desctructive testing

Repairability assessment
The service department reviews each bearing, application, and test result to determine repairability.

Kaydon bearing remanufacturing program: repairability assessment

Precision grinding
Bearing races are precision-ground to the proper geometry to optimize the bearing load-carrying capability.

Kaydon bearing remanufacturing program: precision grinding

Assembly
The bearing is assembled with new rolling elements and seals, and packed with lubricant.

Kaydon bearing remanufacturing program: assembly

Final inspection
All critical features are inspected and documented. The bearing is approved by quality control before shipment.

Kaydon bearing remanufacturing program: final inspection

Manufacture
If at any time during the process the repair does not meet Kaydon's demanding specifications, a replacement race or a new bearing can be manufactured. Mine operators can take advantage of big cost savings with our inventory of replacement mining slewing bearings.

Kaydon bearing remanufacturing program: manufacture

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