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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    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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    Sandy Thomson Recieves A SNAME Fellowship

    Nov 03, 2016
    At the opening session of the 2016 SNAME Maritime Convention in Bellevue, Washington, U.S.A., George A. (Sandy) Thomson has been elected a Fellow of the Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers (SNAME). According to the Society, the grade of Fellow is accorded exclusively to “individuals who have made outstanding personal contributions to naval architecture, marine or ocean engineering, or allied disciplines through significant achievements in design, research, production, operation, education or associated management.”
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    Thordon Introduces Global Service & Support Concept

    Sep 06, 2016
    Canada’s Thordon Bearings has introduced a global service and support (GSS) service to assist ship owners, shipbuilders and repair yards with the installation, commissioning, maintenance and shaft/stern tube alignment services of the full range of oil and grease-free Thordon propeller shaft, rudder and deck equipment products.
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