Thordon Receives Ocean Exchange Industry Excellence Award

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.


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NAMJet Marine Propulsion units now equipped with Thordon

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.


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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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