Michell Bearings

South Shields, 
United Kingdom
  • Booth: A-A68

Michell Bearings designs and manufactures hydrodynamic whitemetal and PTFE lined bearings for global clients. Using our 100 years’ experience in bearing design, our in-house engineering team provide innovative and bespoke engineering solutions. Ask us about our unique performance prediction software.

Brands: Our products include horizontal bearings, vertical bearings, bearing internals and a global customer service and maintenance model for the industrial, commercial marine and naval markets.


  • Horizontal bearings
    Michell Bearings has two ranges of horizontal bearings; the industrial horizontal (IH) series and the heavy duty (HD) series covering a range of shaft diameters....

  • The industrial horizontal (IH) series is a modular range covering shaft diameters from 280mm to 1000mm. The heavy duty (HD) series is specifically designed for applications involving high thrust loads and covers a shaft range from 300mm to 500mm. 

    We can offer bespoke bearing solutions to suit individual project requirements, where required.

    Product applications include:

    • Motors
    • Generators
    • Hydro turbines
    • Hydro generators
  • Vertical bearings
    Michell Bearings vertical bearings (AV, LV and V series) have been designed and developed as fully self-contained, general purpose, modular assemblies to meet customer’s requirements....

  • For special applications and where the preference is for the bearing internals to be positioned within the casing of the machine, we can offer bespoke bearing solutions equivalent to our standard vertical ranges and beyond, including special self-contained bearing designs.

    Product applications include:

    • Pumps
    • Motors
    • Hydro turbines
    • Hydro generators
  • Bearing internals
    Michell Bearings offers several standard ranges of bearing internals for both thrust (Omega, Omega equalised and self-equalising) and Radial Journal Pad Unit (JPU) applications....

  • Michell Bearings can also offer bespoke bearing internals to suit individual project requirements, with either whitemetal or PTFE lined thrust and journal bearing components.

    Product applications include: 
    • Gearboxes
    • Steam turbines
    • Gas turbines
    • Horizontal pumps
    • Turbo compressors
    • Hydro generators

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