Marine Solutions

Kaman Self-Lubricating Bearings for Marine
Performance, reliability, and extended service life for demanding marine applications

With over 40 years of experience in the marine industry, our vast knowledge and understanding of self-lubricating bearings enable our team of over 35 design engineers to work closely with each customer to design and implement application-specific bearing solutions. Our self-lubricating bearing technology is found around the globe in applications such as navigational lock systems, power generation systems, steering & diving mechanisms, and water tight hatches & doors.

Self-Lubricating Bearings for Marine
Technologies

Self-Lubricating Bearings

Noted for its high performance and low wear rate, our self-lubricating liner systems have established superior results in providing longer life and lower maintenance costs, even when operating in areas of high moisture, fluid/debris contamination, and elevated temperatures. From the top-of-the-line machineable KAron® liner to the best performing fabric liner in the industry, we can provide the tailored solution to fit your needs.

Features & Benefits

  • High Operating Load
  • Low Consistent Friction
  • Fluid Compatiblity
  • Can Be Machined
  • Applied to a Variety of Substrates
  • Abrasion Resistance
  • Long Life
  • 100% Maintenance Free
  • 100% Bond, Non-Peelable
  • Applied to Complex Geometry
  • Wide Liner Thickness Range
  • Anti-Fretting Properties

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Kaman Self-Lubricating Bearings

Wear Strips

Kaman offers multiple types of Wear Strips with each providing unique characteristics to prevent metal to metal wear and fretting damage from sliding or rubbing surfaces. Our Wear Strips are designed to be bonded onto surfaces as a protective barrier, and are available in standard sizes or custom cut profiles.

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Kaman Specialty Bearings Wear Strips for Marine