Tilt Pad (Journal/Thrust) Bearings
American Babbitt Bearing has been in business more than 20 years providing our customers with the highest level of quality products and tilt pad (journal/thrust) bearings that they expect and deserve. Our continuous improvement on our capabilities and equipment allow us to be one of the leaders in Babbitt tilt pad (journal/thrust) bearing repair and manufacturing.
Our 10 foot outside diameter machining, CNC machining capabilities along with our ISO 9001 2008 certification has afforded us the opportunity to manufacture and repair tilt pad (journal/thrust) bearings of every kind. We service our customers from one location in Huntington, WV. While others may try to duplicate our name, none compare to what we have to offer.
American Babbitt provides services for a number of industries, including:
- Aluminum Mills
- Cement Plants
- Chemical Plants
- Crushed Stone and Lime Producers
- Fossil Plants
- Hydro/Pump Storage Plants
- Motor Repair Shops
- Nuclear Plants
- Steel Mills
- Paper Mills
American Babbitt Bearing, located in Huntington, WV, has been providing quality tilt pad (journal/thrust) bearing repairs and manufacture for over 15 years. Our primary servicing areas include fossil, hydro, and nuclear power generating facilities, cement, steel, and paper producing facilities, and motor repair facilities. Geographically our customer base includes all of North and South America.
Our plant contains 30,000 sq. ft. of workspace with ample room to grow. We have more than 30 production machines, some of which provide capabilities unexpected in a plant our size. We centrifugally cast bearings up to 120” OD using ASTM certified Babbitt compositions. The Babbitt alloy is melted in 2500 pound capacity ovens having strict temperature controls. Although most of our work is tilt pad (journal/thrust) bearing repair, we have the engineering and technical expertise to manufacture new tilt pad (journal/thrust) bearings as well.