Plain bearings

Driving the world

Almost 100 years of experience in the development and manufacture of metal slide bearings and highly developed production processes for slide bearing composite materials make ZOLLERN a global leader in the field.

Used in diesel engines in ships, locomotives or stationary plants, slide bearings from ZOLLERN are also integrated in turbines, generators, gears and many more machine types worldwide.

A wide range of designs of special slide bearings and multi-layer composite cast parts respond to the specific demands of each type of application.

ZOLLERN meets these requirements with its tailor-made product range.

  • Engine bearings
    for 2-stroke and 4-stroke large engines in ships, locomotives and stationary plants
  • Industrial bearings
    including thick-walled radial and axial slide bearings as well as radial and axial tilting pad slide bearings for a wide range of industrial applications
  • Slide bearings for hydroelectric power stations
  • Housing-type slide bearings standardised over various size categories for broad industrial use

Apart from conventional slide bearing technology, ZOLLERN also supplies

  • Hydrostatic bearing systems
  • Aerostatic bearing systems
  • Hydraulic components

They are used especially in precision engineering.