Bearing Design, Inspection, and Failure Analysis

Sea-going vessels contain a wide variety of bearing types, each with its own peculiar advantages and short-comings, and all subject to damage, wear, fatigue, corrosion, and plain old age.

DEC has had a long history of solving marine bearing problems, and will supervise repairs, perform failure analyses, design bearing changes, or select alternative bearings, to improve longevity and reliability.

DEC specializes in the following bearing types:

Eric Diehl inspecting a bearing

Eric Diehl inspecting a bearing (left) and bearing inspection showing severe spalling (right)

Bearing inspection

Bearing inspection prior to scraping (left) and bearing inspection (right)