Thordon Industrial Newsworks 2014

August 12, 2014

NEWSWORKS Industrial Online is Thordon's web-based newsletter specifically developed for users of oil-free and grease-free bearings in the industrial industry. Inside you will find application information from Thordon customers regarding their latest industrial bearing applications.

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Raanaafoss

RAANAAFOSS REHABILITATED WITH OIL-FREE MAIN GUIDE BEARINGS

The Raanaasfoss I Power Plant in Norway recently began a rehabilitation project to update the plant's performance and render it more environmentally friendly. In keeping with this goal, the plant has been fitted with Thordon SXL water lubricated main guide bearings and segmented shaft seals. <<More>>

 

Sxlpumpbearingsinstalledintobronze

VERTICAL LIFT PUMPS NOW FITTED WITH GREASE-FREE SXL
During a routine statutory shutdown of PetroSA’s offshore FA Platform in Mossel Bay, South Africa, existing rubber bearings in the vertical main seawater lift pumps were replaced with Thordon grease-free SXL pump bearings. <<More>>

 

 

Kronorollofftruckpulley

ROLL-OFF TRUCKS JUST KEEP ON ROLLING WITH HPSXL TRAXL BEARINGS
The roll-off trucks that pick up recycling bins rely on a pulley system. Kronos Worldwide Inc. uses similar trucks to transport large containers of titanium dioxide to keep the products white and opaque. <<More>>

 

 

Sxlflocculatorpaddlewheelbearing

SXL AND THOR-FLEX IMPROVE BEARING WEAR LIFE FOR WATER PURIFICATION PLANT
The American Midwest is home to one of the world’s largest water purification plants, pumping over 700 million gallons of water from Lake Michigan each year. For over 12 years, the plant has been fitted with Thordon SXL flocculator paddle wheel bearings and Thor-Flex chain conveyor wear shoes.  <<More>>

 

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THORDON RIDES THE TROLLEY BUS
While Thordon’s water lubricated materials have revolutionized marine applications, our durable materials are increasingly proving useful in other industries where dry run applications are common. The most recent example was in the Czech Republic, a nation with 13 trolley bus systems. <<More>>

 

Cascades

SXL BEARINGS SAVE PULP AND PAPER MILL THOUSANDS OF DOLLARS EACH MONTH
Recycled paper is a dirty product to create. The pulp is made from post-consumer waste that is mashed into a slurry with plenty of water to filter out contaminants and debris... Eventually the debris reaches the bearing, damaging the seal, causing the bearing to fail.  <<More>>