Featured Troubleshooting Tip Video

What is galling and where does it come from?

This snippet is from Ogura's full length troubleshooting online video. In this 20 second video segment, we show what galling is and why it is bad for a clutch or brake.

Galling is glazing of the surfaces which drops the coefficient of friction and reduces the amount of torque the clutch or brake can develop.

A low hour slip failure is normally due to lack of or improper burnishing.