Fluid Film/Babbitted Bearing Repair & Service

We enable superior machine performance through expert bearing solutions.

When you select Kingsbury's Repair & Service Division for a bearing repair or retrofit, you get more than an expert babbitted bearing solution from the company that invented fluid film bearings. You get better machine performance.

A bearing upgrade or retrofit from Kingsbury Repair & Service guarantees:
  • Reduced process downtime
  • Improved machinery performance
  • Reliable service and support
There are many ways that Kingsbury can help you:


Bearing Repairs & Upgrades
Whether you are in need of a routine repair quote, or would like us to evaluate your babbitted bearings for an upgrade or modification, Kingsbury will provide these services at no charge and with no commitment.
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Replacement Bearings and Parts
For aftermarket replacement bearings and parts, contact Kingsbury. We stock thousands of standard components in our manufacturing and aftermarket facilities.
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Technical Support/Field Service
We can answer many of your bearing questions over the phone, at any time, with the support of our Field Service and Engineering team.
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Aftermarket Contacts
Kingsbury Repair & Service prides itself on reliable, prompt, and expert support of our customers.
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Kingsbury Technical* Articles:

Read article: Turbulent Transition in Tilting Pad Journal Bearings

Fluid Film Bearings - Selection, Troubleshooting and Repair

Factors Influencing Power Loss
Comparison of Lubricant Supply Methods
Effect of Shoe Backing Material
Preventing Electrical Pitting Damage.
Spring Plate Retrofit.

*Kingsbury, co-inventor of the tilting pad bearing, maintains its technical leadership in tilting pad bearings by continuing research.