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State of the Art Research and Production Facility Coming Online Fall 2018

Last month, Lignum Vitae N.A. broke ground on its new research, engineering and production facility for water lubricated bearings made ...
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Keeping it Simple: A Single Solution to Reduce Costly Downtime

Ask any energy provider or plant operator today what keeps them up at night, most will tell you that despite ...
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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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