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Extreme torsional loads damage more than wind turbine gearboxes
It can range in size from small, localized debris dents to covering larger areas by true brinelling, caused by roller indentation into a raceway. Overloading often ends the useful life of a part by fracture.
An examination of false brinelling and static corrosion in bearings
When an electric motor is not properly cared for during storage, damage to its bearings may occur. The two main failure modes that occur are false brinelling and static corrosion. False brinelling occurs when vibration from passing warehouse machinery ...
A better pitch bearing might include a sprag clutch
“False brinelling often develops on wind-turbine parts where bearings in pitch-control mechanisms can remain in a set position for long periods,” says Charles E Harris chief engineer with Plymouth Machine Integration.
How to Preserve Equipment in Storage
By rotating the shafts once a month, you can help distribute the oil to all bearings and prevent corrosion and false brinelling.
12 Reasons Why Bearings Fail
Things break. No matter what you do, there is always a chance that products will fail. The same holds true for bearings, but that doesn't mean that you can't prevent many of the issues that result in costly downtime.

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