About Us

Lignum-Vitae Bearings are the oldest water lubricated/self-lubricated bearings known to man. As a world leader of bearing material Lignum Vitae is the best answer for your hydro power plant. No other water lubricated bearing last as long and has the pristine history of water lubricated thrust bearings. Known for its extreme durability and longevity in the hydro industry; Lignum Vitae bearings create zero pollution and are key to anyone wanting clean renewable energy. We are proud to assure you of the availability and the long history and future success of your power plant. This material is the answer for underwater applications.

Our mission is simple: Replace every environmentally threatening oil filmed bearing and failed experimental plastic bearing resulting in millions of dollars of savings in the hydro industry.

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