September 30, 2013
Thordon Bearings Inc. received this year’s Industry Excellence Award at the third annual Ocean Exchange on Sunday, September 29, 2013 at the Savannah International Trade & Convention Center in Savannah, Georgia, USA. Recognized for eliminating oil discharges from commercial ships using seawater lubricated propeller shaft bearings, Thordon was one of 3 international recipients of the prestigious award.
View Award & Presentation Video here.
August 07, 2013
For over 25 years NAMJet’s advanced marine propulsion systems have set the standard for thrust, durability and speed. Now utilizing two Thordon grades, RiverTough in the TRAKTOR JET’S stator bearings and ThorPlas-Blue in the steering linkages, NAMJet’s performance is unmatched when it comes to grease-free operation in abrasive operating environments.
July 10, 2013
Thordon Bearings Inc, a world leader in grease and oil-free bearing solutions, has launched its newest addition to their grease-free polymer lineup - ThorPlas-Blue. The lifetime lubricated polymer is capable of operating pressures to 45MPa (6,527 psi) and is ideal for a variety of pump, industrial, hydro-turbine and marine applications in bearing, rod and sheet forms.
July 04, 2013
Thordon Bearings Inc, a world leader in grease and oil-free bearing solutions, has launched the newest addition to their grease-free polymer lineup - ThorPlas-Blue. The lifetime lubricated bearing formula is capable of operating pressures up to 45MPa (6,527 psi) and can be easily back-fit into virtually all deck machinery applications where greased bronze is currently installed.
June 03, 2013
Thordon Bearings Inc., a world leader in grease and oil-free bearing solutions has announced the introduction of TG100®, a new water lubricated mechanical face seal for 100 to 305 mm (4”-12”) shaft diameters specifically designed for operation in abrasive waters, but can operate in clean water as well.
October 22, 2012
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Nova Scotia’s sailing ambassador, the Bluenose II, relaunched September 29, 2012 in Lunenburg, Nova Scotia fitted with pollution-free water lubricated stern tube and rudder bearings. The rebuild of the iconic vessel meant all new installation of many aspects including stern tube and rudder applications. Specifically requesting water lubricated bearings, the Bluenose II now has a pollution-free stern tube and rudder bearing system.