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TriStar Plastics Corp.

Shrewsbury, MA 01545   map
Contact Company: 800-874-7827
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Engineering, custom fabrication & manufacturing of high-performance plastics & self-lubricating bearing materials, such as Rulon, CJ Composite & Ultracomp. Capabilities include material selection, More... component design, prototype, production & manufacturing. Less

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What is the TriStar Advantage?: What is the TriStar Advantage?:
The TriStar Advantage includes a complete circle of in-house services. Learn how we can solve your bearing application challenge.
Company description by TriStar Plastics Corp.
TriStar is a leader in the engineering, fabrication and manufacturing of high-performance polymers, composites and self-lubricating bearing materials. But what truly sets us apart is our commitment to service and customer care; we are dedicated to helping you find the best material for your demanding application. Our capabilities include everything from initial design, material section and prototype, right through to production — and we do it all in-house. We are a proud partner to over 50 industries, including agriculture, construction, marine, railroad, military and medical, and we offer a wide More... selection of stock and custom-fabricated self-lubricating bearings. Our team also includes a robust Surface Modification Division; our in-house engineers and scientists who pioneered the concept of using chemicals to alter the properties of plastic materials.

At TriStar, our goal is to become your in-house plastics engineering department.

Quality Engineering

Our team of design experts can help you choose the right material and geometry for your application. We’ll partner with you from initial design to final production. We also offer a range of educational tools to help you understand the variety of plastics available for your application environment.

Our commitment is clear – view our Video Learning Center, or join the conversation on our Tech Talk Engineering Blog to learn more on bearing design, composition, and application. And Our Experts are always available to help answer your questions.

Self-lubricating Bearings

Self-lubricating bearings boast the strength, durability and wear-resistance of advanced polymers to give you a simple, reliable and value-driven alternative to metal and bronze.

You can choose from numerous in-stock products or let us customize a bearing to meet your exact requirements. We are the exclusive, global distributor of Rulon®, Rulon® Bearings and Fluoroloy® family of bearing products. Our other popular product lines include Ultracomp®, TriSteel™ and CJ Composite bearings — all are ideal for non-lubricated, high-load applications in a variety of operating environments.

Custom Plastic Fabrication

When your need custom parts, TriStar's state-of the art fabrication facility features the latest in CNC machinery. Because we offer in in-house fabrication, we can offer custom blends and unique sizes that other manufacturers simply cannot.

Surface Modification

Our Surface Modification Division can help you improve adhesion, micro-clean, functionalize produce bio-combatibility or permanent moisture, plus produce hydrophobic characteristics – simply by altering the surface properties of your materials. Just Ask The Experts for help with an application analysis.

We invite you to experience the TriStar Advantage. Call us today at 800-TRISTAR or visit for assistance in finding the right material for your engineering challenge. Less

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Rulon Bearings by TriStar Plastics Rulon Bearings by TriStar Plastics
Rulon is a versatile product line available in various forms. Review rod, sheet, tubing, tape, sleeve, flange, and thrust bearings.
Custom Components by TriStar Plastics Custom Components by TriStar Plastics
Custom bearings manufactured to your exact specifications to meet your requirements. Our in-house fabrication facility hosts the latest in CNC machinery.
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Capabilities / Services

Surface Modification by TriStar Plastics Surface Modification by TriStar Plastics
We alter polymers, elastomers, and films to dramatically increase (or even decrease) the bond strength of adhesives, paint, markings, and specialty coatings.
Fabricating Plastics Parts by TriStar Plastics Fabricating Plastics Parts by TriStar Plastics
Tri Star Plastics offers full R&D design services as well as fabrication from prototype to production. This Tech Talk discussion takes a look at some of the things you can make with plastics.
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Company Data
Activities:Distributor, Manufacturer, Custom Manufacturer, Service Company
Year Founded:1982
Certificate Available for DownloadISO 9001:2008
3rd Party SourcedVeteran-Owned
3rd Party SourcedService Disabled Veteran Owned
Brand Names:CJ Bearings, Rulon, Tri-Steel Structures, Ultracomp, Ultrasert
Officials:Richard Cedrone, CEO
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