Energy sector

Thousands of customers worldwide, both in turbine rehabilitation projects and in new construction, know that Thordon Bearings is the ideal choice for turbine bearings and seals due to the technical value and experience they offer.

We design and manufacture pollution-free bearings and segmented seals for the main guide shaft of the turbines using the water of the river itself as a lubricant. We also produce self-lubricating bushings for all the rudder systems and distribution.

Advantages of using Thordon

  • Minimum coefficient of friction
  • Very low wear in abrasive water environments
  • High resilience
  • Does not need grease or oil (environmentally friendly)
  • Withstands high pressures
  • Extremely long wear life


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