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Plant Operators Increase Uptime with Zero Replacement Seal Solutions

Premature failure and corrosion can lead to expensive headaches beyond costly downtime. Poorly fitting and worn seals cost operators millions ...
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Hydro Plants, Aircraft Carriers & Wind turbines have one thing in common

Each benefit from bearing solutions made with lignum vitae material. Lignum Vitae North America (Lignum Vitae) is the energy industry’s ...
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United States Naval Institute proceedings, Volume 45 P. 1929

Lignum-vitae, The Vital Wood.—The propeller shaft of every battleship, every destroyer, every transport, in fact, every large steamship, revolves in ...
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From the Army Corps of Engineers – Lignum Vitae Bearings

“The original hydro turbine bearings made of Lignum Vitae, lasted from 1934 to 2001. The Lignum Vitae bearing design kept ...
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Hydro Engineer – Uses of Lignum-Vitae Bearings

From a Hydro Engineer… On Lignum Vitae it’s uses are especially suited to wet environments.  Inside head boxes eg VAT ...
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Lignum-Vitae Bearings vs. other wood bearings and composites

This is an actual response to a customer who decided to use oak as a bearing material and then switched ...
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Lignum-Vitae Bearings and how they last.

I have no way of monitoring the bearing it is about 12 feet under water I do drain the pit ...
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We install your Lignum-Vitae Bearings

We can now install your Lignum-Vitae bearings. Just ask when you place your order ...
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I am a true believer in lignum vitae

We  have several hydro stations that I have been employee for 38 years; we previously had lignum vitae in all ...
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Lignum Vitae Releases Facts Brochure

Over the life of a Lignum Vitae bearing set, a customer could avoid approximately 360 days of power generating loss ...
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