Q&A Can Composites Replace Bronze Plain Bearings?
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With corrosive salt and sea spray, and unruly barnacle growth a constant problem in a marine environment, TriStar designers lead the industry in innovative solutions. We have pioneered the use of galvanic insulators — in place of bronze — to deliver extended wear and reduced maintenance.
Our CJ bearings are highly regarded for their excellent performance in high-load sheaves, davits, winches and cranes, both on board a vessel and at dockside. And CJ bearings are earth-friendly since they are self-lubricating and are derived from a water-soluble process.
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