Since 1991, Tides Marine has provided essential marine components to the marine industry. At Tides, providing excellent customer service is our no. 1 priority and we proudly manufacture our Shaft Seals, Rudder Bearings and Sail Track in Deerfield Beach, Florida. Our products improve vessel performance and reliability, solve unique system issues, reduce the need for scheduled maintenance and provide worry-free, long-term boating enjoyment. We are the US Master Distributor for Aqualuma LED Lighting, MATE Pumps, Horns & Rubrail as well as Super Stainless, a gel based, non-abrasive, stainless steel cleaning agent.
Tides Marine Nitrile Lip Seals are specifically designed for each type of sealing application, whether propeller shaft or rudder stock. They are the only seals which are covered by the Tides Warranty.
The outer shell is made of an Aramid fiber composite which is integrally molded to a rubber hinge and a nitrile lip edge.
A 316-stainless steel garter spring is incorporated to distribute loads uniformly over the propeller shaft or rudder stock.