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21st December 2017, Sheffield

Tufcot supplies materials to hydraulic sector

Tufcot has been operating in the hydraulics sector for over 35 years. © Tufcot Engineering Tufcot Engineering, a leading manufacturer of composite bearing materials, has been operating in the hydraulics sector for over 35 years. “The high-volume production of wear rings is where the main market lies but recently an increase in bearing strip for hydraulic cylinders and other applications has led to the hydraulics market being one of Tufcot’s main markets,” the manufacturer reports.

Tufcot materials are self-lubricating – once the bearing surface starts to wear the addition of the lubricant allows for the bearing to continually self-lubricate. Due to the material and parts being self-lubricating, they also don’t need replacing as frequently as conventional materials. The company’s materials are also said to offer high strength to weight ratio.

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