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Tufcot Promote Marine, Rail and Oil and Gas Applications

Tufcot® has been promoting its materials for use in many different applications in a variety of market sectors.

One of which is the marine sector and includes deck crane bushes and bearings; Hatch cover pads; Deck winch bearings; Rudder pintle bearings; and Stabiliser pin bearings.

Tufcot say its materials are ideal in the marine sector as it is 1/6th the weight of steel, needs no maintenance, is dimensionally stable in wet conditions and has an extremely low rate of moisture absorption.
Another market sector Tufcot are making waves in is rail, including roller bar bushes; Snubber bushes; Drawback guides; Pivot bushes; Swing link seats.

Again Tufcot say it is ideal in the Railway sector as it has a high strength to weight ratio, is an excellent bearing material, needs no maintenance and has a naturally low co-efficient of friction.

Finally the company have many solutions for the mining, oil and gas sectors, including anchor sheave bearings; Turret bearings; Drill rig bearings; Insulation bushes and sleeves; Cable guide rollers.

Tufcot finish by saying it is ideal in the Mining, Oil and Gas sectors as it can be machined to clients exact specifications, can be fire retardant, needs no maintenance and is an excellent bearing material.

For more information on Tufcot’s other typical applications for these market sectors or the Hydraulics, Agriculture, Hydropower or many other market sectors click here.


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