Marine Composite

Key Features
  • Available as Tube or Sheet
  • Suitable for wet or dry conditions
  • High Loading & Slow Turning capacity
  • High Performance Resin
  • Environmentally friendly
  • Low coefficient of friction
  • Negligible Water Swell
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Key Features
  • Available as Tube or Sheet
  • Suitable for wet or dry conditions
  • High Loading & Slow Turning capacity
  • High Performance Resin
  • Environmentally friendly
  • Low coefficient of friction
  • Negligible Water Swell

Overview

A high performance material commonly used for marine and wet industrial applications. 100% polyester material with PTFE & Molybdenum evenly dispersed throughout the resin system. This is the material of choice for propeller shaft and rudder bushings. The combination of resin reinforced with textile creates a dimensionally stable material ideal for replacing bronze in marine environments. ABS and RINA Type Approved for rudder and stern tube bearings.

Physical Properties

MaterialUnit
Ultimate Tensile StrengthN/mm2345 MPA
Yield StrengthN/mm2103 MPA
Elongation at Yield%
HardnessMpa100