Stabilization of vibro-thermal processes during post-production testing of rolling bearings
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Poznan University of Technology
Submission date: 2019-05-13
Final revision date: 2019-07-22
Acceptance date: 2019-08-06
Online publication date: 2019-08-12
Publication date: 2019-08-12
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Bartosz Jakubek   

Poznan University of Technology
Diagnostyka 2019;20(3):53-62
In the process of post-production testing of rolling bearings, quality classification and/or qualification of finished products as good and defective is performed. In view of mass production, bearing testing should be carried out within a short period of time. Vibroacoustic (VA) processes are widely used for post-production testing. Parameterization of bearing vibrations is largely determined by stabilization of lubrication conditions and VA processes, which to some extent depend on temperature. The article presents the results of temperature measurements carried out during the testing of a set of new tapered roller bearings. On their basis, an attempt was made to estimate the value of rms values of bearing vibration accelerations. This is based on the known relationships between the temperature and viscosity of the oil as well as the relationship between viscosity and acceleration of the bearing vibrations. The estimated acceleration values were verified experimentally. The time after which the temperature of a bearing is stabilized was also determined. The paper also shows the influence of a lubricant on these processes, mainly its kinematic viscosity.
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