Technical Course on

High Performance

Bearings and Seal Systems


August 14, 2017, 08:30 - 18:00

14 de agosto de 2017, 08:30 - 18:00

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Hilton Rio De Janeiro Copacabana

The Brazilian Society of Naval Architect and Marine Engineering – SOBENA and the technical department of Thordon invites you to a technical course on High Performance Bearings and Seal Systems. The event will occur on August 14 in Rio de Janeiro. The course will be given in English and divided in seven modules:

  • Welcome
  • Module 1 - Introduction
    • Overview and objective of the day
  • Module 2 - Innovative Oil and Grease-free Bearings
    • Rudder Bearings
    • Offshore Bearings
    • Deck Equipment Bearings
  • Module 3 - Engineering Concepts for Ship Bearings
  • Lunch (included in the fee)
  • Module 4 - Bearing Sizing Calculation Program
  • Module 5 - Seawater Lubricated Propeller Shaft Bearing Systems – Equivalent to Oil Systems
  • Module 6 - Work Boat and Tug Bearing and Seal Applications
  • Module 7 - Converting Ships from Oil to Water Lubricated Propeller Shafts
    • Avoiding Shaft Seal Oil Leaks

Ken Ogle

Engineering Director

Scott Groves

Regional Manager - Americas

Rodrigo Muylaert

Business Development Manager - Central and Latin America

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