NAMJet Marine Propulsion units now equipped with Thordon

August 07, 2013 (Press Releases)

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 (Press Releases)

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 (Press Releases)

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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U.S.A. leading the way to prevent oil discharges from ships

June 05, 2013 (Blog Posts)

Dec. 19, 2013. If you are a ship owner trading in US waters, this date is an important one. That is the day where the US Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) final Vessel General Permit (VGP) will go into effect. The VGP regulates discharges from commercial vessels in ‘US waters’.


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Thordon introduces TG100 Shaft Seal

June 03, 2013 (Press Releases)

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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New Class Rules for Water Lubricated Propeller Shaft Bearings

March 21, 2013 (Blog Posts)

Lloyd’s Register has introduced NEW Classification rules (SCM notation) effective January 2013 regarding water lubricated propeller shaft bearings.   If certain monitoring requirements are met, LR will give the ship owner the SCM (Screwshaft Condition Monitoring) notation allowing no shaft withdrawal for 18 years.


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