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With over 40 years experience supplying oil and grease free non-metallic bearings, sliding wear pads and structural elastomer components, Thordon Bearings can provide solutions that meet or exceed your expectations. Thordon journal bearings perform well in these operating conditions: abrasive, corrosive, high impact load, high humidity and infrequent maintenance periods.

The major difference between Thordon and other commonly used bearing materials is:

  • No oil or grease required
  • Abrasive resistance
  • Self lubricating - dry start-up
  • Noise reduction
  • Allows better load distribution over the bearing surface
  • Thordon is less rigid - it can deflect slightly
  • Different grades for different applications/pressures

Thordon non-metallic bearings have been used in a wide range of industries and various applications such as in pumps, pivot points, screw conveyors, grapples, agitators, gate lock and dam and flocculator paddle wheels.