Tufcot® T100 Marine is now Type Approved by RINA for both rudder and water-lubricated propeller shaft bearing applications.

This means that Tufcot® T100 Marine can now be accepted for installation on all RINA class vessels.

In total, Tufcot® T100 Marine is now accredited by DNV, Lloyds Register, Bureau Veritas and RINA making it the perfect solution for marine based applications.

If you’re interested in learning more about Tufcot® T100 Marine, please contact +44 (0)114 244 2363 or info@tufcot.com.

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Multiple Accreditations Gained Throughout 2023

We began 2023 with two rudder bearing approvals for Tufcot® T100 Marine.

After a busy year, we finished 2023 with six more, bringing us to a total of eight approvals from four major approval societies covering rudder bearings, water-lubricated propeller shaft bearings and other marine-related applications.

Tufcot® T100 Marine material is approved by Bureau Veritas, DNV, Lloyds Register and RINA, and we are already seeing the effect of holding these approvals, with increased demand and new customers in the sector.

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Tufcot® T100 Marine Engineering Manual

The T100 Marine Engineering Manual is aimed at providing in-depth information on the Tufcot® T100 Marine composite material that we produce specifically for the marine environment.

The Marine Manual includes information on the following:

  • Technical Data Sheet
  • Freeze Fitting Procedure
  • Recommended Interference Fits
  • Operating Clearance
  • Minimum Wall Thickness
  • Rudder Bearing Dimension Calculation
  • Machining Speeds and Feeds
  • Grooving and Drilling
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