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Naval

Michell Bearings has over 100 years’ of experience in designing bearings for the naval industry.

Our naval bearings are 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. Michell Bearings has a long history of producing engineered bearings that withstand the test of time.

Our in-house engineering team provides innovative engineering solutions to suit each individual application, including various thrust and radial bearing configurations. Our designs are proven to withstand shock conditions and can include self-contained water cooling features, thrust measurement and resonance changing capability.

Benefits

    • High reliability
    • High load capacity
    • Long service life
    • Self-contained designs with no reliance on external oil systems
    • Shock capable

Our global network and 24 hour manufacturing capability ensures we can react quickly and efficiently to the requirements of our customers.


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our team if you would like to discuss a naval application.

Bearings for this application

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Marine Gearbox Internals

Michell Bearings has various products available for use in marine gearbox applications.

Marine Propulsion Motor
and Generator Bearings

Michell Bearings design and manufactures propulsion motor and generator bearings for both naval and commercial marine applications.

Line Shaft Bearings

Michell Bearings designs and manufactures Lineshaft Bearings for both naval and commercial marine applications.

Thrust Blocks

Michell Bearings has over 100 years of experience in designing main propulsion thrust blocks for all types of surface ships and submarines.

Relevant Downloads

Naval Flyer

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Naval Thrust Bearings Technical Paper

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Michell Bearings Marine Line Shaft Bearings

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PTFE Bearings for Marine Propulsion Applications

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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

Other Applications

Commercial marine

Gas and steam turbines

Gearboxes

Motors and generators

Pumps

Turbo compressors

Turbo expanders