February 06, 2015
Thordon Bearings Inc. is pleased to announce its sponsorship of the Pursu Cat powerboat racing team in the Super Cat Class of the 2015 Qatar Cup.
The Qatar Cup will host offshore racing of ocean-going powerboats in Doha, Qatar on February 6-8, 2015, where the skills of the crew and the technical capabilities of the vessels will be tested and challenged.
January 07, 2015
Thordon Bearings has questioned the rise of so-called environmentally acceptable lubricants (EALs) in oil-based stern tube seals and bearings when the industry can use the most environmentall safe lubricant there is---seawater.
December 24, 2014
(Burlington, Canada) Thordon Bearings Inc. has announced the addition of ThorPlas-White to its line of high performance, non-metallic bearings. ThorPlas-White has been specifically developed by Thordon’s New Product Development team for bearing or wear pad usage in the treatment and distribution of drinking water as well as for use in the construction of food processing equipment.
December 15, 2014
Burlington, Canada – Thordon Bearings Inc. today announced it has signed a letter of intent (LOI) under which it will cooperate with MSR Gryfia of Poland to promote the conversion of ships to an open seawater lubricated propeller shaft Thordon bearing system from a sealed oil lubricated propeller shaft bearing system.
November 04, 2014
Designed with the environment in mind, Viking’s ocean ships feature energy-efficient hybrid engines, hydro-dynamically optimized streamlined hulls and bows for maximum fuel efficiency, onboard solar panels, and equipment that minimizes exhaust pollution. And it meets the strictest environmental regulations with Thordon’s pollution-free bearings with zero risk of oil discharges, as no oil is used.
October 22, 2014
Water lubricated Thordon Composite cutterhead shaft bearings have performed well for 9 years on one of the largest cutter suction dredgers in the world –Dredging, Environmental and Marine Engineering N.V. (DEME)’s D'Artagnan (28,200 kW total installed power).