Introducing the Tufcot® T100 Marine Engineering Manual for the Marine Sector

Tufcot have recently released a new Marine Engineering Manual for the Tufcot® T100 Marine material grade.

This manual will be useful for any customers within the marine sector looking for further information on our specially formulated material – Tufcot® T100 Marine.

With our extensive experience in the manufacture of resin bonded composite materials, our Tufcot® T100 Marine material has been specifically formulated for many applications within the marine environment such as:

  • Rudder & Pintle bearings
  • Rudder carrier and thrust bearings
  • Water lubricated stern tube bearings
  • Stabiliser fin bearings
  • Stern Rollers
  • Deck Cranes
  • Deck Winches
  • Hatch cover pads
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What You’ll Find in Our Manual

Here’s the different aspects that are covered in our new marine engineering manual for the Tufcot® T100 Marine Material:

  • Introduction/Rudder Design Information

  • T100 Marine Interference Chart

  • T100 Marine Running Clearances

  • Running Clearance & Minimum Wall Thickness

  • Machining Guidelines

  • Turning Speeds & Turning Feeds

  • Grooving, Drilling, Sawing & Sanding

  • Installation Data & Procedure

  • Pressing Fitting Information

  • Additional Fitting Information

  • Material Specification for T100 Marine

  • Product Photos

  • Rudder Bearing Calculation Requirements

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Tufcot® T100 Marine Gallery

DNV Approved

We developed our in-house testing facilities to achieve DNV type approved supplier of Rudder and Rudder Pintle bearings for our Tufcot® T100 Marine material.

To obtain DNV approval, our manufacturing processes had to comply with DNV’s classification rules and further relevant standards. This was done during a test program supervised by a DNV surveyor.

Obtaining this certification allows our customers to have confidence in our brand and the Tufcot® T100 Marine material.

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Lloyds Approved

Tufcot is an approved supplier of Rudder and Rudder Pintle bearings via the Lloyds Register for our grade Tufcot® T100 Marine.

Now Tufcot has this accreditation it will allow our customers to have confidence in our material’s suitability and performance for marine applications.

To achieve Lloyds approval we invested heavily, developing our in-house testing facilities for the Marine Sector.

This is taken from the Lloyds Register Certificate: “This Statement confirms the above named material (T100 Marine) is entered in the LR list of Approved Synthetic Rudder Bearing Materials – Group 1(B), Provisional Approval, for a maximum bearing pressure of 10N/mm²’”

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