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Reverse Engineering Aging Assets

Aging hydro assets typically have few to no blueprints, yet through reverse engineering Lignum Vitae North America has made a ...
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Let’s Talk Bearings

The new normal is adapt and carry on. That is exactly how lignum vitae bearings have performed for the last ...
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Polymer Bearing Failures: How Many Excuses Are You Willing to Accept?

It’s The Water TemperatureIt’s The Water Condition/SiltyIt’s The Marine GrowthIt’s The Shaft QualityIt’s The Air Entrainment A simple and cost-effective ...
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Innovation and Performance Driving Gains for Lignum Vitae in the Marketplace

Lignum Vitae North America is the exclusive global supplier of premium lignum vitae seals and bearings to the hydro and ...
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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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