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COVID-19 RESPONSE: OEL continue to operate across its four global sites in these unprecedented times to ensure that the key industries get the components they need to allow them to continue to operate

Hydro dynamic bearing manufacture

With manufacturing facilities located in the UK, UAE and Poland, Osborne Engineering offer an expansive range of thrust and journal bearings designed and manufactured in-house. Our standard product ranges are fully interchangeable with OEM designs and offer cost effective installation and proven reliability in operation



Specialising in the repair and manufacture of white metal bearings, seals, deflectors, vertical thrust and guide bearings and other rotating equipment components. Located in the UK, UAE and Poland, our facilities include a specialist engineering department, extensive CNC machine shop and dedicated local repair cells.

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Journal Bearing manufacture
Vertical Thrust Pad Bearing

Founded in 1984, Osborne Engineering Limited (OEL) is part of the OEL Group, specialising in the repair and manufacture of white metal bearings, seals, deflectors, vertical thrust and guide bearings, rotating equipment components and overhaul of gas turbine fuel systems & compressors.

With facilities located in the UK, Poland, UAE and USA, OEL operates successfully on a global scale. Working with major Original Equipment Manufacturers, Service companies and end users in the Oil and Gas, Petrochemical and Power Generation industries.

OEL have obtained and maintained a reputation for assisting clients by meeting urgent demands for services, arising from plant breakdown and other unplanned outages.

Using specialist bearing performance prediction software, our engineers can perform comprehensive evaluations of all types of hydrodynamically lubricated fluid film applications, to offer a range of standard engineered product and bespoke bearing solutions.


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We offer a full spectrum of engineering Services, from assisting OEM bearing manufacturers with new designs, to supporting the end users in the field with existing equipment.

Our dedicated engineering team have access to the latest 3D CAD systems, bearing prediction software, conditioning monitoring equipment and state of the art laser scanning technology.

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