About Tufcot Engineering Ltd
Tufcot was founded in 1981, with the 3 directors; Len, Elvin and Michael, who at that time had a combined experience in the plastics and composite bearings field of over 40 Years.
The company has developed, but still retains its family firm characteristics and management style; and today employs over 30 people together with one of the founding directors, who is fully dedicated to the customer.
The company has seen growth by building a distribution of agents; and now supplies its components and bearings worldwide.
Advantages of Using Tufcot®
- High Strength/Weight Ratio
- Natural Low Coefficient of Friction
- 1/6 Weight of Steel
No Harmful Toxic Materials
- Excellent Bearing Material
Tufcot® Can Be Chemical, Radiation & Corrosion Resistant
Machined to Clients Exact Specifications
Low Rate of Moisture Absorption
Most Fluids Can Be Used as a Lubricant
- Exceptional Dimensional Stability, Even in Wet Conditions
The Reasons for Tufcot’s Success
Tufcot are now major suppliers to the marine, automotive, railway and many other diverse market sectors.
The company’s success is down to its ability to :
- Supply a rapid turn round of products
- Offer a wide range of bespoke bearings
- Guarantee a high quality, high value product
The management believe that in order to continue this success they need to remain focused on supplying the customer with a first class product, underpinned by a first class service.
Tufcot® Composite Materials
At Tufcot we offer a wide range of composites including:
Tufcot® is a composite engineering material manufactured from synthetic fibres and thermosetting resins.
All grades of Tufcot® are available with solid lubricant incorporated.
Tufcot® offers the design engineer an attractive alternative to traditional materials used throughout industry for bushes, bearings, wear pads, and many more applications.
Tufcot® Material Grades
We currently have 4 main resin systems in use:
Composites are extremely versatile products that offer a wide range of properties. These properties can be applied to many different applications depending on the requirements of the user.
These properties can include:
- Fire Retardant
- Acid Retardant
- Chemical Resistant
- Corrosion Resistant
We have a full range of machining services available, from Milling, Turning, Boring, Drilling and Finishing.
This ensures that any size, shape and application can be designed and manufactured to the clients exacting standards.
Our 6 Stages include:
Tufcot is an international company and a specialist manufacturer of composite materials.
We manufacture our Tufcot® composite material and deliver globally.
To cater for our international customers, we have translated our brochure into a number of languages including:
We are committed to continuous improvement, material development, engineering design & investment in the latest technology in manufacturing.
With our network of international distributors and agents we can provide a complete and comprehensive customer service package which includes advice, help and solutions.