Composite Materials for the Hydraulics Industry
Tufcot has been manufacturing and supplying it’s range of composite materials for the Hydraulics industry including wear rings and bearing strips for use in hydraulic and pneumatic cylinders for over 35 years.
The Tufcot® range of materials have been specially developed to meet the demands of applications requiring high load capability, low wear, low friction & long life.
Tufcot’s variety of wear rings and bearing strips exhibit virtually no swell and possess excellent hydraulic fluid compatibility.
Our bearing strips can be supplied in thicknesses from 1.5mm to 6.5mm and widths from 4.5mm to 50mm and in lengths of up to 5 meters!
Call us on +44 (0)114 244 2363 to discuss your requirements.
Typical Products & Applications for the Hydraulics Sector
Hydraulic cylinder wear rings
Front cover bushes
Split piston bushes
Spherical eye end bearings
Rod end bearings
Rod rings and piston rings in hydraulic and Pneumatic cylinders
Trunnion mounting bearings
Seal backup rings
Special wear ring for military equipment
Water based hydraulic fluid
Custom manufactured cylinder
Case Study – Hydraulics Sector
Benefits – Hydraulic Cylinder Wear Rings
Prevents metal-to-metal contact between piston / rod and bore / gland, absorbing high transverse loads
It is capable of withstanding high side loads, damping vibrations and embedded foreign particles
Higher static loads are permissible
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