Stern Tube Bearings for Military ApplicationBy Tenmat
Tests confirm that FEROFORM and RAILKO marine bearings have significantly better wear resistance than elastomeric and polyester / polyester bearing materials, providing longer service life and lower operating costs.
TENMAT is a reliable supplier to major navies worldwide. More than 30 rely on FEROFORM and RAILKO bearings for critical applications such as stern tube and bracket bearings, where their excellent performance in the abrasive conditions often found in naval operations offers the best combination of durability and low available friction in the market.
TENMAT bearings are self-lubricating and can run dry as well as with water, oil or grease lubrication and are excellent with gun metal shaft liners.
FEROFORM and RAILKO bearings are available in tubes, half shell and stave bearings, including bronze housings if required.