Thordon’s SXL Rudder Bearing Wear Life Guarantee covers rudder pintle, stock and carrier disc bearings above and below the waterline in Classed vessels.
In new build applications, Thordon SXL rudder bearings will meet Class Society wear specifications for 15 years or Thordon Bearings lnc. will supply a new rudder bearing free of charge.*
In conversion applications, Thordon SXL rudder bearings will meet Class Society wear specifications for twice the life of the replaced competitive bearing, up to a maximum of 10 years or Thordon Bearings Inc. will supply a new rudder bearing free of charge.*
The SXL Rudder Bearing Wear Life Guarantee applies to the owner of the ship at the time of installation and is non-transferable. Engineering details contained in the Guarantee Application such as Classification Society, vessel name, ship owner’s name the guarantee will apply to, rudder specifications, etc. will be required prior to issuing the guarantee and must be submitted to Thordon Bearings. Owners will receive a Rudder Bearing Wear Life Guarantee Certificate from Thordon Bearings.
*Guarantee is subject to prior approval by Thordon Bearings Inc. and limited to the supply of replacement bearing(s) and is in accordance with the Company's Limited Warranty.