Thordon Bearings, a pioneer in the development of
grease and oil free polymer bearing systems,
offers a choice of environmentally friendly journal bearing
solutions for dredge cutterhead shaft, propeller shaft,
rudder, pump and deck equipment solutions.

  • Proven bearing wear life - lasting twice as long as rubber
  • Reduced maintenance down time
  • Water lubricated - no grease
  • High abrasion resistance
  • Pollution free replacement for grease or oil lubricated metallic bearings
  • Easy installation

Products

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Cutterhead Bearings

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Propeller Shaft Bearing System

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Other Dredger Applications

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Cutterhead Intermediate Lineshaft Bearings

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Rudder Bearings

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Shaft Seals


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    Thordon NewsWorks 2018

    Thordon’s web-based newsletter specifically developed for marine users of oil-free and grease-free bearings. This newsletter includes feature articles about seawater being the only commercially viable EAL, new class rules, and Thordon's SeaThigor seal.
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    Oil-to-Water Conversion Success for Great Lakes Bulkers

    Jun 04, 2018
    The oil-to-water lubricated tailshaft conversion Thordon Bearings carried out last year to the 26,260dwt Great Lakes Fleet-managed bulk carrier SS John G. Munson has successfully completed its first season as a diesel-powered ship.
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    Thordon Unveils New Bearing Information Portal

    May 10, 2018
    Thordon Bearings has unveiled a new web-based platform to provide all the information industry professionals need to know about the commercial, technical and environmental advantages of using grease-free and water-lubricated polymer bearings across a wide variety of applications.
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