Thordon’s polymer bearings offer low noise and grease/oil free operation in propeller shaft, rudder, deck equipment and shaftline products for fishing vessels.

 

  • Reduced operating costs
  • Zero environmental impact (no oil required)
  • Reduced maintenance
  • High abrasion resistance
  • Proven long wear life
  • Easy to machine and install

Products

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Propeller Shaft Bearing Systems

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Deck Equipment Bearings

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Rudder Bearings 

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Shaft Seals

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Our Newsletter


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    Thordon Hydro NewsWorks 2019

    Thordon’s web-based newsletter specifically developed for hydro and clean power users of oil-free and grease-free bearings. This newsletter includes feature articles about multiple successful turbine guide bearing conversions, T-G DNALOP purchasing a small hydro power plant in Poland, and a recent success of Thordon installed in a tidal energy application.
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Recent Marine News


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    Something Fishy Going On with Rubber Bearings at Low Shaft Speeds

    Sep 09, 2019
    Thordon Bearings has successfully completed the commissioning of a set of water-lubricated SXL propeller shaft bearings to what is widely considered the world’s largest all-carbon sports fisher. Four SXL bearings were retrofitted to the 39.5m (129ft) maxi sportfish yacht Lanakai in April after it was discovered that the original rubber cutlass bearings were causing a “high pitched squeal” when the shafts where turning at low RPM.
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    Biodegradable EALs Under the Spotlight As More Sterntube Bearings Fail

    Jan 24, 2018
    Thordon Bearings has welcomed an industry initiative to evaluate the effect of biodegradable lubricants on sterntube bearings following a reported marked increase in sealed oil lubricated propeller shaft bearing failures.
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