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    Thordon Extending Seal Life in Tough Mining Environments

    Jul 17, 2018
    Thordon Bearings is gaining considerable traction in the global mining sector with its Thor-Flex seal in pneumatic cylinder applications. One recent success story is the replacement of conventional rubber seals on 28 pneumatic cylinders which had been sent for refurbishment to RMH Industries, Thordon’s authorized distributor in Quebec, Canada.
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    Thordon ThorPlas-Blue Found to Reduce Operating Costs While Creating a Safe Working Environment

    Jul 03, 2018
    The grease-free ThorPlas-Blue bearings Thordon supplied and installed to a Mississippi River line haul boat recently have helped reduce the vessel’s operating costs while creating a safer working environment for the crew
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    Oil-to-Water Conversion Success for Great Lakes Bulkers

    Jun 04, 2018
    The oil-to-water lubricated tailshaft conversion Thordon Bearings carried out last year to the 26,260dwt Great Lakes Fleet-managed bulk carrier SS John G. Munson has successfully completed its first season as a diesel-powered ship.
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    Thordon Unveils New Bearing Information Portal

    May 10, 2018
    Thordon Bearings has unveiled a new web-based platform to provide all the information industry professionals need to know about the commercial, technical and environmental advantages of using grease-free and water-lubricated polymer bearings across a wide variety of applications.
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    Alexis Marine to Retrofit RiverTough to Salt Lugger

    May 08, 2018
    Louisiana-based workboat operator Alexis Marine has awarded a supply contract to Thordon Bearings for the retrofitting of 6in diameter RiverTough bearings to MV Kristin Alexis, the 60ft (18.2m) twin-screw towboat built by Bollinger Shipyard in 1969.
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    Coast Guard Solves Shaftline Problems with Thordon Propeller Shaft Bearing System

    Apr 30, 2018
    The Canadian Coast Guard (CCG) has again selected Thordon Bearings’ COMPAC water lubricated propeller shaft bearing system for two icebreakers, the Pierre Radisson scheduled later this year and the Des Groseilliers scheduled to be installed in the 2020 dry dock. CCG, a long-standing customer of Thordon Bearings, decided to retrofit the award-winning COMPAC system to the 6098gt Des Groseilliers following more than 17 years’ operational experience with the Thordon solution. The new COMPAC bearings will be supplied and machined by Thordon distributor RMH Industries of Québec, Canada.
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