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Kronos Success Story - Roll-off trucks keep on rolling

Kronos Success Story - Roll-off trucks keep on rolling

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  • 10/19/2014 6:48:00 AM
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        The roll-off trucks that pick up recycling bins, garbage bins and more, rely on a pulley system. Kronos Worldwide Inc. uses similar trucks to transport large containers of titanium dioxide, a fine white powder used in paints, plastics or paper to keep make the products white and opaque.Each pulley has a wire going through a bed that attaches to the bin and lifts it onto the truck. Inside this advanced mechanism, the bushings in the pulley sustain enormou...
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Thordon Sewage Treatment & Wastewater Applications

Thordon Sewage Treatment & Wastewater Applications

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  • 8/20/2013 6:28:00 AM
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Dotted around the countryside at large and small towns and cities are oxidation ponds at the local wastewater treatment plant Nearly all of these ponds will have aerators of some form or another – pictured below is a brush aerator   Many of these aerators will be running rolling element bearings The self aligning bearings on the aerator above only lasts 18 months before they are rusted out and need replacing. They also need grease lines and regular greasing. More often than not th...
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May 2012 Aerator Update

May 2012 Aerator Update

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  • 8/20/2013 6:20:00 AM
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As promised I have a bit more information on using Thordon SXL in aerators for you to look at: Here is a photo of a Thordon SXL bearing from an aerator at Taumaranui after 12 months use. This is on a very dirty pond bordered by pine trees, so a lot of floating debris including the pine needles are present.They are getting 12 months of service from the bearings and then rotating the housing 180° to get another 12 months. The staff running the plant thinks it’s wonderful because they don’t have...
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Sport fishing

Sport fishing

  • 8/20/2013 4:40:00 AM
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Thordon helping to catch marlins in sportfishing yachts
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Selecting a new prop

Selecting a new prop

  • 8/20/2013 3:13:00 AM
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If not properly sized or correctly designed, a vessel's propeller can cause a performance drop in excess of 30 percent. Compared with one performing to its maximum potential, that means a huge amount of extra diesel to cover the same distance, at a slower speed. John Menzies explains.
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AHTS Vessels:

AHTS Vessels:

  • 8/19/2013 4:00:00 PM
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Thordon bearings help ensure reliable performance of new AHTS vessels
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