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A Thanksgiving Message from TriStar

Posted by Richard Cedrone

Nov 25, 2014 9:30:00 AM

A Thanksgiving Message from TriStarAt this joyous time of year, we’d like to express our thanks to all of our partners and associates. We wish you a bountiful holiday filled with the gifts of fine food and friendship.

Happy Thanksgiving!

Team TriStar




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Topics: holiday

Plastic Bearings for the Food Industry: All the Ingredients

Posted by Dave Biering

Nov 20, 2014 9:30:00 AM

Food Industry and Plastic Bearings:  All the Ingredients As we approach the holiday season of food and friendship, this week on Tech Talk we wanted to showcase food bearings and plastic bearings for the food industry. From planting and harvesting equipment, to processing drills, packaging conveyors (see them in action!) and even on the refrigerated trucks and railcars that deliver food products to market ― plastic bearings touch every point in the food chain. Here’s just a sampling: 

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Topics: Plastic Bearings, food bearings

Q&A: Can you suggest a maintenance-free bearing for a quarry application?

Posted by Dave Biering

Nov 18, 2014 9:30:00 AM

CJ Bearings - A maintenance-free bearing for quarry applicationsToday’s question comes straight from our Ask the Experts portal. An engineer needs maintenance-free bearings for a high-load/low-speed application on the pivot points of a gate valve which is used to dispense crushed aggregate in a limestone quarry. Whether you call it a maintenance-free bearing, zero-maintenance, or even self-lubricating, plastic bearings offer many benefits for a quarry environment.

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Topics: Self-Lubricating Bearings, maintenance-free bearing

Construction Bearings: Not Your Garden-Variety

Posted by Dave Biering

Nov 13, 2014 8:30:00 AM

Construction Bearings: Not Your Garden-VarietyLooking for a lightweight, reinforced, self-lubricating bearing that excels in a construction application?

So was our partner when they called us to replace the corroded metal bearings on the steering assemblies of their small construction machines. Their metal bearings were failing from constant use and exposure to rugged terrain and harsh weather conditions. A durable, reinforced plastic bearing was needed to increase overall machine productivity.

Which bearing did our client choose?

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Topics: Construction

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