Journal of Failure Analysis and Prevention

, Volume 8, Issue 5, pp 431–433 | Cite as

Quality Assurance Testing of a Slewing Bearing

  • Joseph Maciejewski
Case History---Peer-Reviewed


Quality assurance testing conducted on an exemplar slewing bearing prevented out-of-specification bearings from entering the marketplace with high potential for liability. Load testing, chemical analysis, and microstructural analysis were performed.


Bearing failure Induction hardening Quality control 


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© ASM International 2008

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Applied Technical Services, Inc.MariettaUSA

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