Market Sectors

Tufcot manufacture composite materials for a wide range of Market Sectors.

The key industries we work with are Marine, Railways, Hydraulics, Agriculture, Structural, Mining, Oil & Gas.

All of the sealing and bearing solutions we produce are developed with each specific industry in mind, so you can be assured that the final product is fit for purpose.

The reason our Tufcot® products are so widely used is thanks to the key benefits of strength, durability, exceptional dimensional stability and its ability to cope with the most extreme conditions.

Our customers come to us from all over the world, thanks to our competitive pricing structure and fast deliveries globally.

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Tufcot has a wealth of experience in the manufacture of resin bonded composite materials.

Our T100MP material has been specifically formulated for the marine environment.

It is ideally suited to the operating conditions and working environment of bearings such as rudder and pintle bushes. These can be either water, oil, grease, lubricated or dry running conditions.



Tufcot produces outstanding products ideally suited for the railway sector.

The T200G grade is produced for this industry as the T200 range has a higher temperature resin.

These grades can also be used in cold conditions, there have been many instances where our materials have been used on the railways in extremely cold conditions!

Oil Rig in Sea with sunset in the background - oil market sector

Mining, Oil & Gas

For over 5 years, Tufcot, in partnership with HHR Enterprise, have been developing the WearSheave products to suit various oil rig conductors around the world.

Our T400 Tufcot® material is ideal for these situations, with it’s fire retardant qualities and minimal wear rates!

We are proud to work with Teknikprodukter and Scandinavian Friction as our Preferred Partners within the Mining, Oil and Gas sector.



We have years of experience providing materials specially developed to meet the demands of hydraulic applications.

Tufcot’s hydraulic cylinder wear rings are especially ideal.

Not only are they capable of withstanding high side loads, damping vibrations and embedded foreign particles, it also prevents metal-to-metal contact between piston / rod and bore / gland, absorbing high transverse loads!

A Combine harvester working in a field


We provide washers, bushes and wear pads, alongside applications for agricultural machinery.

Tufcot® bearings unique properties make them the ideal bearing solution in many different market sectors and in numerous different applications including agricultural machinery.

Large Bridge above water - Structural Market Sector


We provide many structural bearings, including bridge bearings for the structural industry.

We will typically use our hard-wearing, inexpensive material grade T100G. With our material, you can rest easy knowing your structure will last a life-time.


Other Market Sectors

  • Automotive Car
  • Chemical Industries
  • Civil Engineering
  • Contractor Plant
  • Fluid Handling
  • Food Industry
  • Hydropower
  • Machine Tools & Presses
  • Mechanical Handling
  • Steel Rolling Mills
  • Textiles, Printing & Paper
  • Tobacco

The 6 Main Benefits of Using Tufcot®

  • Self-Lubricating

  • No Maintenance

  • High Strength to Weight Ratio

  • Minimal Swell in Water

  • Low Friction

  • Easy Installation


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