United States M.P.

USMP – United States Metallic Packing

Bradford Cylinders were originally known as the United States Metallic Packing Company (USMP).

It produced a range of metallic seals for the marine industry.

Bradford Cylinders still retain the designs and the engineering skills to produce the full range of ‘Stern Tube Packaging’ here in the UK.

The packings have been supplied to the UK Royal Navy on their post war twin screw frigates – type 12 class. Split seals for shaft  diameters from 7 inch to 15 inch being the market popular sizes.The packings incorporate a ball joint to ensure that alignment is maintained with the propellor throughout the ships service.

Over recent years  complete USMP Stern Tube Packings have been supplied to the Indian and Thailand Navy’s.

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