Damage Condition Possible Causes Countermeasures
Severe friction resulted in serious wear on the rolling contact surface of raceway and/or balls.
  • Insufficient lubrication
  • Intrusion of foreign matter
  • Improper installation (misalignment)
  • Review the lubricant and lubrication method
  • Improve the sealing capability
  • Take measures against misalignment


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Part: Raceway of a Ball Slider
Symptom: Raceways are worn out
Cause: Insufficient lubrication that resulted from a clogged lubricant piping

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