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TORQUE ANALYSIS

An analysis of continuous rotating torque over 360 or more can be a powerful tool in determining a variety of application-related bearing problems. MicroTorqueTM testers manufactured by Measurement Research, Inc. have torque resolution to 10 mg-mm (0.000014 oz-in) and can show raceway damage, contamination, misalignment and lubricant issues in small bearing assemblies.


M15 Torque Tester
Measurements Research, Inc.

Typical torque trace.


Typical results of low-level torque testing of assemblies with different faults/characteristics are shown below





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