Recognized internationally for superior performance in tough marine environments , Thordon Bearings has become a trusted marine bearing manufacturer of premium quality products and engineered solutions for over 30 years, especially in ice breaker applications.  Thordon has a strong history with the Canadian and U.S. Coast Guard ice breakers that have used Thordon propeller shaft bearings for over 30 years operating in extreme environments.

  • Reduced operating costs
  • Zero pollution risk
  • Proven performance
  • Long bearing wear life
  • Survivability - non catastrophic failure 

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Propeller Shaft Bearing Systems


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Rudder Bearings

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Deck Equipment 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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    Canadian Coast Guard Provides First Icebreaker Reference for Thordon's SeaThigor Seal

    Apr 15, 2019
    Thordon Bearings has received a Canadian Coast Guard contract to supply six award-winning SeaThigor shaft seals for retrofit installation to three purpose-built icebreakers. The order follows the success of the 2017 installation and subsequent operation of SeaThigor seals aboard the oceanographic and hydrographic survey vessel CCGS Hudson, for which a procurement agreement was signed with the Government of Canada under its Build in Canada Innovation Program (BCIP).
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    Cruise Sector Congratulates COMPAC on a Rite of Passage

    Apr 02, 2019
    “This year, COMPAC truly comes of age,” said Thordon Bearings’ founder and polymer bearing and seal innovator, George A. (Sandy) Thomson: “And like any 21st birthday celebration, it is not uncommon for parents to speak with glowing pride about the growth they have seen in their children over their first 21 years. For me, COMPAC has matured into a robust, well-rounded and environmentally-conscientious adult, facing an exciting and prosperous future.”
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