Classify the different types of bearings and bearing loads, describe the advantages and disadvantages of various types of bearings, and state the factors that determine load.
Identify the different types of bearings and recognize how to use each bearing appropriately depending on its characteristics.
Describe the various conditions under which a bearing operates and recall preventive measures to ensure proper bearing operation.
Recognize the different characteristics of sliding surface bearings and identify the sliding surface bearing components.
Identify the components in a rolling contact bearing, describe the operating principles and three basic functions of rolling contact bearings, and classify the features of rolling contact bearings.
Identify the different types of seals and their purpose, classify seals based on their uses, and describe the factors that affect seal performance.
Describe the steps for removing sliding surface bearings and explain the process for removing rolling contact or antifriction bearings.
Describe the major steps involved in the installation of sliding surface bearings and describe the different installation procedures for rolling contact bearings.
Identify the functions of shaft seals, explain the uses and operations of locking devices, describe how the components in locking devices are replaced for cleaning and disassembly, and suggest probable solutions for bearing malfunctions.
Recall the checklist for bearing inspection, classify the damages found in rolling contact bearings, identify the need for removing antifriction bearings, and describe the major types of bearings that have removable components.
Identify the correct lubricants used for various bearing applications, describe the properties of lubricants, identify additives and their classifications, determine ways to maintain a lubricating system, and describe grease and its properties.
Identify the factors that determine the correct lubricants to use for different bearing types, determine when to use oil or grease on bearings, and describe the different types of oil and grease lubrication systems