Destructive Particles in Oil are Smaller Than You Think

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Solid particles in lubricants can be incredibly destructive. Most of these particles are much smaller than the size of human hair or even floor dust. 
 
The lubricating film of a rolling element bearing is much smaller than these particles. It is about 1 micron or less in size. The particles that we are most concerned about are the particles that are most equivalent to the lubricating film.
 
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