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Tin Plating of Babbitt-Lined Bearings for Food Service Industry

National Plating Company has developed a process for tin plating precision Babbitt-lined axial and thrust bearings. The applied material thickness is from .00005″ to .0002″. Plated parts conform to specifications worked out with customers’ quality departments, and many parts are 100% inspected due to the precise nature of the product.

For more information on our tin plating capabilities, see the table below, or contact us directly.

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Product Description

Tin Plated, Babbitt-Lined Axial & Thrust Bearings for Food Service

Plating Material


Pre-Plate Operations


Post-Plate Operations

Hydrogen Embrittlement Relief

Chromate Coating
Sealer Coatings

Plating Thickness

.00005″ to .0002″

Bearing Length

Up to 12 in

Bearing Outside Diameter

.005 to 1 lb.

Bearing Weight

.4 lb to 5 lb*

*Wt for ½ of a Set of 2 Halves



Industry Focus



10 pieces to 500+ pieces

Delivery Time

1-3 days

Standards Met

Customer Specifications