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During the inspection of a medium speed diesel engine main bearing the shell is found to have approximately 15% of the white metal overlay worn away and some light score marks on the exposed aluminium tin bearing metal. Should we replace it?

24 Aug '19, 14:13

Aug. 24, 2019, 2:13 p.m.
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Refit the shell as it is, this is an acceptable condition for a thin shell bearing after a period of service.

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24 Aug '19, 14:20

Aug. 24, 2019, 2:20 p.m.
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