Nothing lasts forever, and this includes the bearings in a 12v linear electric actuator. If you’ve chosen to go with the ball-screw system for your application, you’ll want a rundown of some of the issues your ball-screws may be subject to.
The result of a bearing failure is total linear electric actuator failure. There are many things that can go wrong with these systems, and no matter how well you take care of them, one of these issues will cause failure eventually.
What to Look For