Taming Tough Bearing Challenges

September 01, 2009 (Thordon in the News)
ThorPlas thermoplastic bearings handle wet and salty environment at Quebec bacon plant.
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Nonmetallic Pump Bearings

May 01, 2008 (Thordon in the News)
Article by Thordon exploring issues with vertical pump bearings and advantages and features of non-metallic bearings.
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New Engineered Thermoplastic Bearing Expands Thordon's Pump Bearing Range

January 02, 2007 (Press Releases)

Thordon Bearings Inc., a world leader in grease and oil-free bearing solutions has announced the introduction of ThorPlas, a new proprietary engineered (non-elastomer) thermoplastic bearing.


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Pumping and Protecting the Everglades

June 01, 2005 (Thordon in the News)
Everglades project retrofitted with Thordon SXL pump bearings.
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Thordon Solution To Abrasive Problems

January 12, 2005 (Press Releases)

(Burlington, Ontario) Sleeve bearings in vertical, medium lubricated pumps are a frequent source of problems. Poor shaft support, dry starts, high friction and rapid wear in abrasive services are some of the more common problems encountered. One of the common solutions to some of these problems is the addition of a closed tube around the shaft with either a fresh water flush or oil/grease lubrication. This approach has a high initial cost and a continuing expense in the supply of fresh water or oil/grease and also has the potential for contamination of the medium being pumped. Jacksonville Electric Authority (JEA) of Florida has solved their abrasive wear problem by installing Thordon bearings.


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