Simplex Americas LLC is supplier of the Simplex Flexi-Tube, which is a complete, turnkey solution for shipyards, ship builders and designers. With the supervision of our highly trained and skilled personnel, precise and efficient installation is possible. While a ship is in operation, this flexi-tube stern tube produces lower maintenance costs and makes for easier maintenance in general.
Advantages of the Simplex flexi-tube include:
- Perfect Alignment – Vibrations and bearing wear are avoided because the sterntube is cast in epoxy resin. A specially designed filling system and sealing package are used to prevent misalignment: avoiding increased maintenance costs and other problems.
- Stress-Free Installation – The forward portion of the flexi-sterntube features axial flexibility, which allows thermal expansion.
- Suitable for All Vessels – The Simplex flexi-tube can be customized to suit any vessel. An intelligent module design makes it possible.
- Type-Approved – This stern tube is type-approved by all classification societies, which enhances it’s ready-to-use design.
For lower maintenance costs and more reliable operation, the Flexi-Tube stern tube is an ideal solution. For additional information about this product, contact Simplex Americas LLC today.
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