Composite Materials for the Marine Sector

Our Tufcot® T100 Marine material has been specifically formulated for the marine environment.

Tufcot® T100  is ideally suited to the operating conditions and working environment of the marine sector.

Our bearings can be either water, oil or grease lubricated or, alternatively, used in dry running conditions.

Call us on +44 (0)114 244 2363 to discuss your requirements.

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Composite materials for the marine sector

Tufcot® Grades for the Marine Sector

Many of the grades produced by Tufcot are suitable for marine applications, notably Tufcot® T100 Marine has Lloyds and DNV approval for marine.

Typical Products & Applications

  • Deck crane bushes and bearings

  • King pin bearings

  • Fairlead bearings

  • Anchor sheave bearings

  • Tow pin bushes

  • Capstan bearings

  • Deck winch bearings

  • Stern roller bearings

  • Hatch cover pads

  • Watertight door bushes

  • Stabiliser fin bearings

  • Dredger suction tube pivot bearings

  • Rudder pintle bearings

  • Neck bearings

  • Rudder carrier bearings

  • Stern tube bearings

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Lloyds & DNV Approved

Tufcot is a type approved supplier of Rudder and Rudder Pintle bearings for our grade T100 Marine.

Tufcot has numerous type approved tube sizes in stock at our production facility and our distributor network worldwide, for urgent same-day delivery.

The main benefits of Type approval are:

  • Confidence in the Tufcot brand and the Tufcot® material

  • Test figures allowed the Lloyds approval to be at a maximum pressure of 10N/mm²

  • Development of our in-house testing facilities to achieve new accreditations in the Marine sector and other sectors

  • A key promotion of the Tufcot brand

  • Offer a stock list of T100 Marine tubes which will be available for same day delivery at an agreed price

  • Rapid turnaround of Marine grade approved Tubes to help vessels during dockings

Tufcot is a type approved manufacturer and supplier of Rudder and Rudder Pintle bearings of our T100 Marine grade.

The main benefits are…

  • Fast response including next day delivery on T100 Marine tubes
  • Confidence in the Tufcot brand and the Tufcot® material

  • Test figures allowed the approval to be at a maximum pressure of 10N/mm²

  • Rapid turnaround of marine grade approved tubes to help vessels during dockings

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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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Lloyds approved composite materials for the Marine sector
Lloyds approved composite materials for the Marine sector

Worldwide Distribution

Tufcot has a network of agents and partners worldwide.

Contact us at info@tufcot.com to find out your local distributor.

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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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    • Tufcot Engineering Ltd,
      330 Coleford Road,
      Sheffield,
      South Yorkshire,
      S9 5PH,
      United Kingdom
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