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Leaders in hydrodynamic bearings

Specialists in the design and manufacture of hydrodynamic white metal and PTFE lined bearings.

Our Bearing Product Range

Journal
Bearings

Journal
Bearings

Our standard range of journal bearing pad units have a steel housing seating five uniquely designed centre-pivoted journal pads.

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Thrust
Bearings

Thrust
Bearings

We can supply thrust bearings that are designed with either full rings or in halves with special features to a range of sectors.

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Horizontal
Bearings

Horizontal
Bearings

Discover our industrial horizontal (IH) series, a modular range covering shaft diameters from 280mm to 1000mm.

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Vertical
Bearings

Vertical
Bearings

Our vertical bearings have been designed and developed as fully self-contained, general purpose, modular assemblies.

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Naval
Bearings

Naval
Bearings

We have naval bearings installed on more than 500 vessels for over 41 navies across the world, from aircraft carriers, destroyers and frigates to fast combat ships and submarines.

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Michell Bearings is a leading manufacturer of hydrodynamic white metal and PTFE lined bearings within the industrial, commercial marine and naval markets.

As the inventor of the bearing over 100 years’ ago, we have built a reputation for excellence and innovation within the production of high performance bearings that deliver outstanding reliability and longevity.

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Commercial marine

Gas and steam turbines

Gearboxes

Motors and generators

Naval

Pumps

Turbo compressors

Turbo expanders

Why Michell Bearings

Our hydrodynamic bearings are engineered to meet the most demanding requirements of modern industrial applications, providing superior performance in challenging environments from gas and steam turbines to marine and naval vessels.

Using our experience in bearing design, we provide innovative and bespoke bearing solutions tailored to your application’s specific needs, ensuring optimal performance and efficiency.

Our team of experienced engineers and technicians work closely with customers to provide advice at every stage of the project, from initial consultation to ongoing maintenance and support.

We believe that a key factor in our success is our understanding of the markets we operate in and we continue to drive the industry forward with our cutting edge solutions.

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Our Heritage

How It Started

As the inventor of the hydrodynamic bearing over 100 years ago, Michell Bearings has spent the last century developing its products to meet the changing needs of industry.

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Services

Bearing Repair and Service

We offer a dedicated bearing repair service specialising in the repair of white metal bearings and associated components.

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Our Heritage

How It Started

As the inventor of the hydrodynamic bearing over 100 years ago, Michell Bearings has spent the last century developing its products to meet the changing needs of industry.

Find out more

Services

Bearing Repair and Service

We offer a dedicated bearing repair service specialising in the repair of white metal bearings and associated components.

Find out more

Latest News

Michell Bearings Employees Receive NEBOSH Certificates

Michell Bearings Employees Receive NEBOSH Certificates

1st Dec 2023
Celebrating our Employees at the British Engines Group Awards

Celebrating our Employees at the British Engines Group Awards

17th Nov 2023
Michell Bearings becomes Cyber Essentials Plus accredited

Michell Bearings becomes Cyber Essentials Plus accredited

3rd Jul 2023