Aqualube Marine Bearings

Rubber and water make the perfect combination for a bearing material and a lubricant.

The Aqualube range of rubber sleeved and flanged bearings, stocked by Bracewell Marine for your convenience, is designed for both marine and industrial applications. The bearings feature a specially formulated rubber, moulded into various shell materials. The rubber is an extremely tough, chemical and oil resistant nitrile which offers outstanding resistance to abrasion and wear, even in the most adverse conditions.

Bronze Shelled Series

The metric range covers shaft sizes from 25mm up to 140mm in diameter. The imperial range covers all standard shafts from 3/4″ up to 6 1/2″ in diameter.

Non-metallic Shelled Series

This range of bearings is to suit applications where electrolysis is a problem through metal to metal contact. Available to suit imperial and metric shafts from 3/4″ to 6″ or 25mm to 130mm in diameter.

Bronze Shelled Flanged Series

Flange bearings in imperial sizes from 3 1/2″ up to 9 1/4 ″ Shaft size. Special bearings with spiral grooves or replaceable staves can be designed to suit specific applications. Split bearings can also be supplied. Please contact us.

BMG are the authorised distributor for Aqualube high performance water lubricated bearings. Designed for marine and industrial applications, these bearings feature a specially formulated rubber and are moulded into various shell materials.

Aqualube bearings are moulded from a specially compounded oil and chemical resistant nitrile rubber, displaying excellent resistance to wear and abrasion. All types of water lubricated rubber bearings will eventually experience wear in service and it is recommended that bearings should be inspected for wear during vessel servicing. BMG is more than happy to look at your bearings, seals etc.


When you need high quality manufacturing, repair and maintenance for fishing vessels, tugboats, commercial, pleasure craft and other marine equipment.