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 Workboat NewsWorks 2019

    Thordon’s web-based newsletter specifically developed for marine users of oil-free and grease-free bearings in the workboat sector. This newsletter includes feature articles highlighting our successes in the Workboat industry with RiverTough tailshaft bearings and TG100 shaft seals in both US Inland Waterways and around the world.
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Recent Marine News


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    Thordon Webinar Success Opens Door to Mexico's Tuna Fishing Vessel Market

    Oct 19, 2020
    A series of well-attended webinar conferences broadcast during the first Covid lockdown has resulted in Thordon Bearings securing a contract from a Mexican fishing vessel operator. Thordon’s SXL rudder bearings were installed on the 1174gt Grupomar-operated fishing vessel María Luisa at the Mexican Navy Dry Dock in Manzanillo, Mexico, marking the Canadian bearing manufacturer’s entry into Mexico’s expansive tuna fishing fleet.
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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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