Frequently Asked Questions
about Rudder Bearings

  1. What is the bearing material used for rudders?

  2. What information is required in order to obtain a 15-year SXL rudder bearing wear life guarantee from Thordon?

  3. What is the minimum L/D ratio for Thordon rudder bearings?

  4. What is required at the both ends of the Thordon rudder bearing housing?

  5. Why do we need a seal on the rudder stock bearing?

  6. What is the advantage of using a Thordon SXL carrier bearing?