Trelleborg Orkot Marine Bearing Applications

Applications

Orkot® TLM Marine has been used in a large number of shipping and marine bearing applications.

Orkot® Marine Bearings are used in a large number of applications worldwide. Please select an application from the list below for more details on each type.
  • Rudder bearings
  • Stern shaft bearings
  • Stabiliser bearings
  • Rope guards
  • Fairwaters
  • Propeller shaft coupling covers
  • Submarine steering gear, tiller and dive plane bushes
  • Sonar equipment
  • Periscope guide bushes
  • Fairleads
  • Watertight door bushes
Marine Projects
TLMM and TXMM have many proven applications within the marine market, whereby Trelleborg undertook the complete supply of bearings and housings including the full technical support and design.
Please select an application from the list below for more details on each type.

Rudder Bearings

  • Virtually no swell in water
  • Dry running capability
  • Protects housings from corrosion
  • Elasticity reduces the effects of hammering
  • Tolerant to misalignment and shaft deflections
  • Raw material tubes available from stock or can be manufactured in one or two working days
  • Easily machined on site
  • Classification approval for up to 15N/mm2
  • Can be fitted using a press, jacks or freeze fitted with liquid nitrogen

Stabilizer Bearings

  • Low noise and vibration characteristics
  • Classification approval for high loads
  • Can replace existing bearings
  • Tolerant to misalignment and shaft deflections

Stern Tube Bearings

  • TXM Marine offers exceptional performance in low speed with boundary lubrication
  • Water-lubricated
  • Classification approval for length to diameter ratios as low as 2/1
  • Can be fitted using a press, jacks or freeze fitted
  • Suitable for filtered or open water applications
  • Easily machined on site
  • Raw material tubes are available from stock or can be manufactured in one to two working days

Deck Machinery Bearings

  • In deck machinery applications, Orkot® TLM Marine offers the following advantages over traditional bearing materials:
    - Load capability comparable to metal bearings
    - Extend intervals between greasing
    - Option of maintenance-free, dry running operation
    - Tolerant to misalignment and shaft or structure deflections
    - Low friction upon movement after long stationary periods
    - Withstands permanent loading
    - Particularly effective where grease lubricants tend to be squeezed away
  • Typical applications:
    - Mooring equipment
    - Door and hatch hinges
    - Stern rollers
    - Cable and pipe laying equipment
    - RoRo ramps and lifts
    - Spherical bearings for hydraulic cylinders