Stern tube solution keeps icebreaker operational

March 08, 2007 (Thordon in the News)
(Warship Technology, March 2007) Thordon XL propeller shaft bearings have helped solve a stern tube problem that had plagued the US Coast Guard icebreaker Polar Sea since 1992.
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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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Resolving Wicket Gate Seal Leaks at Rock Island Powerhouse 2

November 01, 2006 (Thordon in the News)
Written by the power plant mechanical engineer, the article is a review of the wicket gat problems they experienced at the 432 MW Rock Island Powerhouse and the solution of Thordon HPSXL wicket gate bearings and thorseals. Two years+ and no more wicket gate related problems.
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Solutions. Performance. New Opportunities

June 09, 2006 (Thordon in the News)
ThorPlas bushings in Alabama Hydro Plant. ThorPlas is featured in the HydroVision 2006 preview of new products.
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More Polymer Shaft Seals Ordered by Chinese Turbine Industry

October 19, 2005 (Press Releases)

Dongfang Electrical Machinery Co., Ltd (part of Dongfang Electric Corp.) and Harbin Electric Machinery Co., Ltd. have recently placed additional orders for Thordon SXL elastomeric polymer segmented turbine shaft seals bringing the total on order or already installed in 2005, to six sets. The shaft seals sold by Proco International Co. Ltd., Thordon's exclusive Distributor in China, are/will be installed at the Kangyang, Sanbanxi, Xiafu, Baishan and Nalan power plants in China and the Tekeze Hydropower Plant in Ethiopia.


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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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