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Supplier & Distributor of Friction & Wear Material Products

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The Rowland Company carries a wide range of friction and wear materials serving customers nationwide with products suitable for a variety of applications including flexible woven, flexible molded, rigid molded and engineered polymers. Products can be custom cut and we reline obsolete friction discs, shoes and bands upon request. We feature the Scan-Pac line of non-asbestos friction materials, featuring organic friction products, hundreds of proprietary base compounds and formulations, and phenolic bearings and laminates. We also carry the line of innovative non-polluting bearing solutions from Thordon Bearing Inc. As a world leader in elastomeric bearing technology, the high performance products from Thordon are specifically geared for heavy industrial use including the marine, pump, hydro-turbine, and offshore oil industries. Featured bearings include grease free rudder bearings that are self-lubricating and pose no pollution risks, seawater lubricated shaft bearings with high abrasion resistance and high impact resistance, and the Thorplas-blue bearings for deck machinery ensuring smooth operation and long wear life. For more details about our selection of friction and wear materials please contact us directly.

Friction & Wear Materials Product Literature & Brochures

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Scan-Pac Non-Asbestos Industrial Friction Materials (PDF - 220KB)
PDF Scan-Pac Product Catalog (PDF - 4.2MB)

Scan Pac Features & Benefits

  • Manufactures organic friction products as well as phenolic bearings and laminates
  • Offers a broad diversity of formulations that can be molded or machined into any dimensional configuration, as well as technical support regarding motion control challenges
  • Created hundreds of base compounds, variations of which are available as solutions to specific applications problems
  • Capable of producing friction material for critical applications in the general industrial markets, as well as oilfield, overhead crane, paper, lumber, power transmission, and railroad equipment industries
  • One-stop source of friction and phenolic-laminate bearing and wear materials

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Thordon Grease-Free Rudder Bearings (PDF - 1.06MB)
PDF Thordon Marine Bearings (PDF - 2.06MB)
PDF Thordon Seawater Lubricated Propeller Shaft Bearings (PDF - 2.43MB)
PDF Thordon Thorplas-Blue Bearings For Deck Machinery (PDF - 1.02MB)

Thordon Features & Benefits

  • Designs and manufactures a complete range of high performance, non-metallic journal bearing solutions for marine, pump, hydro-turbine, offshore oil and other industrial markets
  • Provide innovative nonpolluting bearing solutions that meet or exceed the technical requirements of any application
  • World leader in elastomeric bearing technology
  • Manufactures to meet ISO 9001:2008 Quality System requirements. An extensive distribution network has been established in over 70 countries to service our global customer base

Tribco Features & Benefits

  • Developer and exclusive manufacturer of 100% KEVLAR® fiber textile composite friction material
  • Lasts up to 5x longer than traditional friction materials
  • Tribco material has a much higher heat resistance than phenolic resins used in standard friction facings
  • The mating metal surface will not abrade, scratch or be scored

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