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Thordon Bearings


Thordon Bearings is the leading manufacturer of seawater lubricated propeller shaft bearings, grease-free rudder bearings, deck equipment bearings, shaft coatings and shaft seals for the global marine market. Fitted to over 2,000 ships, Thordon seawater lubricated propeller shaft bearing systems eliminate oil leakage from stern tubes (no pollution risk), provide excellent operational and bearing wear performance and lowers maintenance and operating costs. This system is recommended by the U.S. EPA and meets the new Vessel General Permit (VGP) for ships trading to the U.S. Our ThorPlas-Blue bearings can eliminate grease in your deck equipment applications, and can be easily fitted into virtually any applications where greased bronze is currently installed. Our decades of experience mean that we offer the right technical support during the design, machining, installation and operation stages of the project. Thordon is supported through an extensive distribution and service network in over 100 countries.