Thordon bearings are specially formulated to provide superior wear life in very abrasive conditions, especially ideal for shallow dirty water applications, such as landing craft. Thordon has specifically developed RiverTough tailshaft bearings, SXL rudder bearings and TG100 shaft seals for the toughest operating environments with minimal maintenance.

  • Extended wear life
  • Lower Life Cycle Costs
  • Ease of bearing installation & removal
  • Reduced docking frequency
  • Low friction
  • High abrasion resistance

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RiverTough Tailshaft Bearings


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SXL Rudder Bearings

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ThorShield Shaft Coating

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ThorPlas-Blue Deck Equipment Bearings

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TG100 Shaft Seals

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  • News Thumbnails 320x160_NW19-Mar

    Thordon Marine NewsWorks 2019

    Thordon’s web-based newsletter specifically developed for marine users of oil-free and grease-free bearings. This newsletter includes feature articles about our Lifetime wearlife guarantee on COMPAC propeller shaft bearings, our continued success on Viking Cruise ships, our accomplishments with COMPAC and SeaThigor on Canadian Coast Guard vessels, the Elmer A. Sperry Award as well as other awards Thordon received for our innovative products.
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  • CCG Caribou Isle CCG Ile Saint Ours in Drydock at Heddle Marine

    Seal and Bearing Retrofits Highlight Importance of Ontario Partnership to Canadian Coast Guard

    Apr 20, 2021
    Thordon Bearings and Heddle Shipyards have successfully completed a retrofit project to replace the shaft seals and bearings aboard the Canadian Coast Guard (CCG) vessels CCGS Caribou Isle and CCGS Ile St. Ours. The vessels represent not only the first reference for Thordon’s award-winning TG100 SRTP shaft seal onboard a Canadian Coast Guard vessel, but also the growing importance of Ontario’s promising maritime partnership in facilitating CCG requirements.
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  • Thordon XL Propeller Shaft Bearing Installed on CCGS Terry Fox

    Canadian Coast Guard Opts for Thordon Bearings to Save Tax-Payers Money

    Mar 23, 2021
    CCGS Terry Fox, one the largest icebreakers in the Canadian Coast Guard (CCG) fleet, has returned to service with new Thordon propeller shaft bearings after concluding that fitting laminate phenolic bearings would extend dry dock time and costs. The 88m (289ft) long vessel, built in the 1980s had been operating Thordon’s water lubricated elastomeric polymer bearings on both shafts for 24 years. Then in 2018 the port shaft was retrofitted with a European made laminate phenolic-type bearing as part of a shaft alignment contract with the manufacturer.
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