11. What type of potting do I use with bearing embedment sensors?

A. Embedment sensors are often potted with an epoxy compound.  There are a variety of epoxies or compounds that will support specific applications.  

Installers should consider:

  • Temperature
  • Service conditions
  • Chemical compatibility with bearing shoe materials and oils

B. Minco has an array of embedment installation instructions that are available in the resource library of Minco’s website. (EI 164, 167, 180, 181, 184)

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