New lifetime lubricated ThorPlas-Blue is the ideal bearing solution for high pressure industrial applications

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.


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New lifetime lubricated ThorPlas-Blue bearings ideal for high pressure deck machinery applications

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.


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Thordon introduces TG100 Shaft Seal

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.


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Iconic Bluenose II Fitted With Pollution-Free Bearings

October 22, 2012

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.


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Nine CSL New Builds Eliminate Oil Usage With Seawater Lubcricated Propeller Shaft Bearings

August 29, 2012

Following the successful retrofit and operation of Thordon water lubricated propeller shaft bearings on the CSL Acadian (converted in 2006), CSL will install a similar package on all nine of its Trillium Class new buildings.


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Shaftline Conversion From Oil To Water Saves Dredge Owner Money

July 17, 2012

In April 2011, the Fraser Titan, a triple screw  2300 m3 dredger, was converted to Throdon RiverTough water lubricated propeller shaft bearings from an oil lubricated system.  The vessel had its first drydocking with water lubcircated shaftlnes in March 2012 at Esquimalt Drydock reporting no sealing issues (as there is no aft seal) and very little wear.


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