Lignum Vitae North America, LLC. offers a time proven EPA / ABS compliant water-lubricated bearing technology. With over a 160 year service record in vessels from workboats to icebreakers and submarines, our bearings will not smear or seize onto the shaft as plastic or composite materials often do.
As the oldest documented bearing material in service with unmatched longevity in
water applications, lignum vitae bearings effectively replace composite, plastic, bronze and oil filmed bearings. Its tremendous load bearing qualities and unique shock absorbing properties deem lignum vitae as a superior solution which is unmatched by any other product on the market. Lignum Vitae North America is currently supplying both the Indian Coast Guard’s ICGS Sagar as well as the Indian Navy’s INS Vikramaditya Aircraft Carrier. In addition to ships, this product is also contractual to the hydro power industry. If you are having any issues with bearing reliability or environmental concerns, please let us talk to you about a lignum vitae solution.
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