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Lignum Vitae in the Marine Industry

Lignum Vitae North America, LLC. offers a time-proven EPA / ABS compliant and DNV-GL approved water-lubricated bearing technology. With over a 160-year unmatched 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. Lignum vitae bearings effectively replace composite, plastic, bronze, and oil filmed bearings. Contact us to determine the best bearing for your vessel.

  • Eliminates stiction
  • No filtering or external cooling systems required
  • Zero wiping or smearing of material
  • High resistance to shock, edge loading/vibration issues
  • Oil/grease-free operation
  • No hydrolysis degradation/perfect memory
  • A sustainable supply chain with immediate delivery
  • Shaft friendly / No scoring

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