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Phone: 508-845-1111, 800-874-7827 (toll free)
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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
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.
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 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.
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 www.tstar.com for assistance in finding the right material for your engineering challenge. Less
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