Polymer Bearings

Bearing solutions for enhanced low friction oil & gas applications


Trelleborg Sealing Solutions offers composite bearings and thermoplastic bearings for a wide range of applications. Trelleborg's range of bearing materials includes Turcite® and HiMod® engineered thermoplastic bearings and Orkot® synthetic composite bearings.

Polymer bearings offer significant advantages over traditional metal bearings. They are dimensionally stable, have excellent wear resistance and outstanding low-friction characteristics, giving them unrivalled performance in dry running conditions or with boundary lubrication. With virtually no swell in seawater, Orkot® Marine Bearings are also ideal for marine and hydropower applications.

The Trelleborg Sealing Solutions product range for polymer bearings for use in oil & gas applications includes:

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To speak to a local oil & gas specialist, call the number listed for your region:

Americas
+1 713 461 3495

Asia
+65 6577 1778

Europe
+44 (0)1224 355345

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Trelleborg Sealing Solutions has opened a dedicated climate-controlled swivel stack seal inspection facility for the validation of bespoke seals.The global facility is based in Barendrecht, in the Netherlands, and has been unveiled in a move to help ensure Floating Production Storage and Offloading (FPSO) operators achieve the highest possible standards in seal quality.

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