Thordon Bearings Proudly Sponsors Pursu Cat in 2015 Qatar Cup

February 06, 2015 (Press Releases)

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.


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Seawater is the Only Commercially Viable EAL for Propeller Shafts

January 07, 2015 (Press Releases)

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.


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ThorPlas-White Bearings, NSF Certified for safe and sanitary use in food and water handling processes

December 24, 2014 (Press Releases)

(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.


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Thordon Bearings and MSR Gryfia Team Up to Convert Ships to Seawater Lubricated Prop Shaft Lines From Oil

December 15, 2014 (Press Releases)

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.


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Cruise Sector Utilizes the Ultimate EAL – Seawater

November 27, 2014 (Thordon in the News)

In shipping circles it’s the cruise sector spearheading the most natural lubricant of all, writes Paul Bartlett

The global cruise industry is often at the leading edge of advances in technology. Cruise majors have been early adopters of cold ironing, for example, advanced coatings both underwater and on deck, and energy-saving initiatives such as advanced trim control.

Now the cruise industry is spearheading what must be the ultimate ‘environmentally acceptable lubricant’ – sea water. To be fair, sea water lubricated propeller shaft lines from Canada’s Thordon Bearings are not new. To read full article in Seatrade Cruise Review click here


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Viking Cruise's Newbuildings Use Seawater Lubricated Propeller Shaft Bearings Instead of Oil

November 04, 2014 (Press Releases)

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.


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