A motor manufacturer was receiving frequent bearing-shaft failure related complaints from customers. Here’s how he eliminated this issue with LOCTITE.
The OEM was using press fit as its current method, but was facing the following challenges due to gaps left between the bearing and shaft:
This resulted in a high number of warranty claims due to bearing loosening at customers end.
LOCTITE 638 is first dispensed manually on the shaft. Next, the bearing is slipped onto the motor shaft and then heat cured at 60° C.
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