Sterntube & Rudder Bearings


We supply oil and water lubricated stern tube and rudder bearings up to 1500mm shaft diameter.

We supply top quality bearings in tin and lead, white metal base with centrifugal castings. We provide ultrasonic non-destructive and Chalmers destructive test methods for proving white metal bonding integrity. The skill base in shipyards all over the world is in decline.

AtZ offers on-site engineering support to project manage the full design, machining and installation of all sterntube and rudder bearing systems to the highest engineering standards for tolerance and fit. We utilise our own specialist engineers for the design and supervision of sterntube and rudder bearings incorporating shaft alignment protocols in accordance with class rules.

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    Consultancy

    With +30 years direct experience of all sterntube & rudder bearing systems we are the consultant of choice for many UK shipping companies with regard to sterntube and rudder bearing systems whether it is whitemetal, composite, oil or water based.

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    On Site Support

    AtZ Marine offers on-site engineering support to project manage the full design, machining and installation of all sterntube and rudder bearing systems to the highest engineering standards for tolerance and fit.

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    Specifications & Testing

    Drawing on +30 years of marine experience we can recommend bearing material specifications for all sterntube and rudder applications.