Utilising our range of Fluorinoid® load bearing low friction materials for over 30 years, we have gained a global reputation for providing slide bearing, pipe supports and skidway solutions to the construction and oil industries.
Fluoroglide® slide bearings are implemented to solve problems of a structure that moves as a result of thermal, seismic or differential force. more>
We manufacture specific j Bearings for sub sea use. The bearings are
used on SURF projects incorporating PLETS where movement may occur between the
pipe line/ riser assembly and mudmat
We also supply PTFE plain and dimpled inserts to leading manufacturers of pot bearings for road and bridge applications.
Timber Skid Shoes Fluoroglide® FL914
Our range of Fluoroglide® timber skid shoes are manufactured from Green Heart timber sourced from British Guyana. The timber is graded to HS grade as defined on BS5756:2007 by suitable qualified graders with no wane permitted.
Typical properties for Fluoroglide® FL914 Green heart timber:
Tension parallel to grain- 13.8 N/mm2
Compression parallel ton grain-23.0 N/mm2
Perpendicular to grain when fully supported- Min 10.6N/mm2