C&U Bearing Testing Capabilities  

We have created a comprehensive bearing testing capability in our C&U Research & Development Center. Our bearing testing team includes over 100 engineers dedicated to maintaining quality and driving innovation.

Along with our global testing capabilities, we support our North American customers with analysis and testing services at our C&U Americas laboratory based in Plymouth, MI.

Engineering Support

We employ a full spectrum analysis capabilities:

  • Material / Heat-Treatment Check and Analysis
  • Dimension and Shape Measuring
  • Roundness / Roughness / Waviness / Vibration Measuring
  • Oil / Grease / Rubber Analysis

Our capabilities allow for a wide range of testing procedures:

Bearing & materials quality testing

  • Fatigue life testing
  • Grease performance testing
  • Oxygen, Nitrogen & Hydrogen content
  • Slurry splash testing
  • Length measurement
  • High temperature & speed testing
  • Microscopic analysis
  • Torque durability testing
  • Bending life testing
  • Micro hardness measurement
  • Stress measurement

Environmental testing

  • Seal performance testing
  • High / low temperature testing
  • Shaker / impact testing

Auto bearing testing

  • Auto ball bearings
  • Taper roller bearings
  • Wheel hub bearings
  • Engine accessary bearings

Our testing engineers are supported with a full compliment of advanced testing equipment:

  • Metallurgical microscopes
  • Spectrometers
  • Energy-dispersive spectrometry
  • Hardness testers
  • Laser measurement
  • Surface stress analyzer