Thrust Bearings


Thrust Bearings made of Lignum Vitae offer superior longevity and a great water-lubricated solution for Hydro Plants.
Hydro Bearing Innovation offering superior lifetime value and environmental benefits that is NSF61 Certified!
Lignum Vitae is Leading the way back to Water-Lubricated Bearings in the Hydro Industry ahead of EPA regulations. Hundred’s of Hydro Plant Owners rediscovered this proven technology!

Lignum Vitae Bearings are the oldest water-lubricated/self-lubricated bearings known to man. Lignum Vitae is the best answer for your hydro power plant. No other water-lubricated bearing last as long and has the pristine history of water-lubricated bearings such as main guide, stave, shell or stacked block, or even thrust bearings. Known for its extreme durability and longevity in the hydro industry; Lignum Vitae bearings create zero pollution and are key to anyone wanting clean renewable energy. When you add all of the maintenance cost, risk of oil spills and adjustments of other bearings Lignum Vitae is the best answer to maximize your uptime and keep your aging Hydro assets running.

We are proud to assure you of the availability and the long history and future success of your power plant.  This material is the answer for underwater applications. Composites such as Thoradon have been trying to match the durability and longevity of genuine Lignum Vitae but to no avail. So when your hydro plant needs a new bearing make it the longest lasting water-lubricated bearing on the market.