Meldin® Thermoset Materials
- Polyimide based materials
- Extremely high dimensional stability at elevated temperatures
- Excellent processability and machinability
- Do not melt when exposed to high load/speed conditions
TriStar offers a wide range of bearing materials that are ideal for non-lubricated, high-load applications.
TriStar is the exclusive partner of Saint Gobain for Rulon materials in North America.
Our capabilities include component design, material selection, prototype, production, and manufacturing.
Since 1982 we have been combining the skills of TriStar’s engineering team, our extensive product line, and our deep understanding of a broad range of industries to bring you solutions to your most challenging engineering needs.
Explore the common causes of bearing failure and learn how advanced polymer and composite bearings can address them.
View our library of engineering worksheets — the quickest way to communicate your project specs — or reach out to our engineering team.
Here are a few of our most popular online engineering tools - including our PV calc and material database (450+ materials).
Our collection of case studies, product specs, brochures and other key technical documents.
Our library of free-to-download white papers focus on industry-based solutions, specific materials, bearing design, and more...
These pillar pages provide in-depth information on bearings and problem/solutions for specific industires.
TriStar Plastics Corp. provides engineering, custom fabrication and manufacturing of high-performance plastics and self-lubricating bearing materials.
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Advancements in plastics technology that better utilize the strength, wear resistance and self-lubricating features of advanced polymers give engineers and end users a simple, reliable and economical alternative to rolling element bearings.
As a leading bearing distributor, TriStar offers a wide range of bearings that are ideal for non-lubricated, high-load applications in a variety of climates and operating environments.
So that we may assist you in your bearing material selection, visit our Interactive Materials Database. This online resource provides detailed engineering information and specifications for the most frequently used materials. Or let our engineering team assist you in choosing the right bearing material for your application.
Bearings and similar components often have serious implications for the performance and...