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Military Bearings: Rulon LR Delivers for Surface-to-Air Missiles

Posted by Dave Biering

Sep 18, 2014 1:34:00 PM

Rulon LR Delivers for Surface-to-Air MissilesWe were honored to recently collaborate with a military manufacturer in developing a host of new components to be used on a new surface-to-air missile system. This particular system was designed for use aboard naval ships, and had many unique requirements that we were able to overcome with Rulon LR bearings.

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Topics: Military, Rulon LR, Bearing Manufacturer

Plastic Bearing Selection: How do I submit project specifications?

Posted by Dave Biering

Sep 16, 2014 9:30:00 AM

Bearing Design Worksheet from TriStar PlasticsThere’s a lot to consider when it comes to selecting plastic bearing materials; in fact the process can be downright overwhelming. For instance, the Rulon family alone has over 300 unique formulas in just a single product category. And each formula has unique characteristics for use in specialized applications. With all of these options, how can you identify the best material and submit the right information for a quote? Our advice is simple:

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Topics: Custom Bearings, Bearing Design

Ultracomp Conveyor Bearings Roll Along for the “Toy of the Century”

Posted by Dave Biering

Sep 11, 2014 9:30:00 AM

Ultracomp Conveyor Bearings Roll Along for the “Toy of the Century”Agriculture, railroad, construction and other heavy-duty applications are primary areas for Ultracomp bearings – but did you know that the material also helps the “Toy of the Century” meet their holiday production goals? Here’s how:

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Topics: Ultracomp, Self-Lubricating Bearings

Custom Seal Design Drives Oil and Gas Fracking Engines

Posted by Dave Biering

Sep 10, 2014 12:00:00 PM

Custom Seal Design Drives Oil and Gas Fracking EnginesCustom material exceeds industry requirements

The oil and gas fracking industry is booming, as utilities struggle to keep pace with ever-increasing worldwide energy demands. In fact, the US set a record for natural gas consumption for the third consecutive year in 2013. To maintain this pace of 24/7/365 operation, the engines used in fracking equipment must be of the highest caliber. And TriStar’s custom seals are helping these powerhouse components exceed industry expectations. 

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Topics: Custom Seals, Oil and Gas

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