Part of the Rolls-Royce Group, Michell Bearings is a premier designer and manufacturer of whitemetal (or babbitt) and PTFE-faced hydrodynamic bearings for a wide variety of marine and industrial applications.
Michell design and manufacture whitemetal (babbitt) lined, spherically seated bulkhead glands complete with grease pumps.
Plummer bearings are offered as standard or bespoke designs depending on the project specification. Free-standing main propeller shaft thrust bearings and thrust-bearing internal assemblies are available.
Hydraulic thrust-metering equipment can be incorporated in Michell thrust bearings to provide a simple way of measuring propeller thrust.
Bespoke designs suit all applications - small fast patrol craft to aircraft carriers and submarines
Compact and highly reliable
Self-contained and force-lubricated designs available
Negligible noise/vibration signatures
Michell Bearings provide a complete service covering initial assessment, concept, detailed design, manufacture, integrated logistics and through-life support.
Michell Bearings are installed on vessels covering more than 35 navies worldwide. For further information visit the Michell Bearings website www.michellbearings.com/
Marine applications include the supply of equipment for: