Thordon bearings for articulating rudder

ThorPlas-Blue Articulating Rudder Bearings

Thordon has played a pivotal role in the repairs to a workboat with the first application of the company’s new seal-embedding bearing on an articulating rudder

The articulating rudder belongs to a 9,280hp vessel which has undergone extensive repairs at the James Marine Paducah River Service yard in Kentucky, US.

Articulating rudders are more prone to wear and tear because of higher operating pressures and abrasives.

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