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RPB-F-3500-01 – The Tides Marine RPB Type F Rudder Port Bearing for 3 1/2 Inch Rudder Stock.
is designed to be installed in rudder tubes which have been laminated or welded into a vessel’s hull. The unit consists of a one-piece UHMW housing with a nitrile lip seal. It eliminates metal-to-metal contact and the associated problems of abrasion, electrolysis and corrosion.
It is 100% water tight and eliminates chatter and vibration, resulting in a quieter, smoother operation.
The Tides Marine RPB Type F unit is designed to be installed in rudder tubes which have been laminated or welded into a vessels hull.
The unit consists of a one-piece UHMW housing with a nitrile lip seal. It eliminates metal-to-metal contact and the associated problems of abrasion and electrolytic corrosion. It is 100% watertight and eliminates chatter and vibration, resulting in a quieter, smoother operation.
Tides Marine makes Type F assemblies based upon a combination of rudder stock diameter (.000″) and the rudder tube I.D. When placing your order, please provide both of these dimensions.
|Rudder Stock OD||Bearing OD||Retaining Ring||Part Number||Buy Online|
|1 1/2||3||250||RPB-F-1500-00||Buy Now|
|1 3/4||3 1/4||250||RPB-F-1750-00||Buy Now|
|2||3 1/2||300||RPB-F-2000-00||Buy Now|
|2 1/2||4 1/2||350||RPB-F-2500-00||Buy Now|
|2 3/4||4 1/2||375||RPB-F-2750-00||Buy Now|
|3||4 1/2||400||RPB-F-3000-00||Buy Now|
|3 1/4||4 3/4||425||RPB-F-3250-00||Buy Now|
|3 1/2||5||450||RPB-F-3500-01||Buy Now|
|4 1/2||6 1/2||600||RPB-F-4500-00||Buy Now|
|4 3/4||6 1/2||590||RPB-F-4750-00||Buy Now|
Tide Marine offers many custom sizes and dimensions. Please call for any size or dimension you do not see here.
The following is a description of the installation procedures associated with the RPB Type-F. Installation instructions are included with each unit and should be followed closely.
NOTE: Before installing the rudder, insert the red installation hat into the lip seal. When rudder is in place, remove, invert and replace it on top of the Type-F unit to keep debris off the lip seal during use.
Complete Type-F Installation Guide maybe downloaded HERE