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Offshore Applications

FPSO Farwah installed with Thordon SXL turret bearings

An application with no margin for error, the offshore industry has turned to Thordon Bearings for its unique bearing needs when faced with the unpredictable challenges of extracting oil at sea. Thordon bearing system solutions are being designed into oil platform, FPSO and supply vessel applications where reliability, long life, low friction and non-polluting grease free operations are of key importance.

Typical offshore applications include:

• FPSO turret and slewing bearing systems
• AHTS stern roller radial and thrust bearings and seals
• Riser tubes, net catchers and fire pump bearings