Original Press Release
Haydon Kerk Announces Rapid Prototyping
Press release date: June 25, 2012
HOLLIS, NH - Haydon Kerk Motion Solutions, a division of AMETEK/Precision Motion Control, announces the expansion of their manufacturing capabilities to provide Rapid Prototype Services on the Kerk® brand of leadscrew assemblies, spline and guide rails, and their RGS® and ScrewRail® linear actuators. Qualifying engineering programs can have production quality prototypes of custom configurations as quickly as one week from design release. This includes assemblies with Kerkite® high-performance composite polymers and Kerkote® TFE coating.
Haydon Kerk has recently invested more than $1 million in manufacturing resources, including quick set-up CNC machinery that allows Haydon Kerk to offer Rapid Prototypes Services for the full range of Kerk products. These include custom and anti-backlash leadscrew nut designs, fully-machined leadscrews from an inventory of more than 300 diameter and lead combinations, stainless steel spline shafts and guide rails, and more complex guided systems.
Haydon kerk offers stainless steel leadscrew assemblies in diameters ranging from Ø2mm (.079") to Ø24mm (.93") with dynamic load ratings up to 225kg (500 lbs) in standard materials. All Kerk brand products are maintenance-free and require no adjustment or lubrication.
Haydon Kerk continues to offer excellent lead times on production volumes and other requirements not covered by the Rapid Prototype Services with orders often shipping in four weeks or less. For proof of concept or projects that can utilize non-customized solutions, Haydon Kerk offers 24-hour shipment on a large selection of components and assemblies that can be ordered directly online by visiting www.HaydonKerkExpress.com.
For more information on the entire line of Haydon Kerk linear motion products, visit www.HaydonKerk.com where you will find configurable CAD downloads, technical resources, and world-wide contact information.
About Haydon Kerk Motion Solutions, Inc. Haydon Kerk Motion Solutions is a unit of AMETEK, Inc., a leading global manufacturer of electronic instruments and electromechanical devices with annual sales of $3.0 billion. For more product information and CAD links, visit www.HaydonKerk.com or to contact an engineer to discuss a specific application, telephone Haydon Kerk at 203-756-7441.
Haydon Kerk Motion Solutions is the joining of two world-class brands in the field of linear motion: Haydon Switch and Instrument, Inc. and Kerk Motion Products, Inc. Together as Haydon Kerk Motion Solutions, they offer a wide range of high-performance and precision linear motion products.
Recognized as a leading manufacturer of stepper motor based linear actuators, rotary motors, lead screw assemblies, and linear rail and guide systems used in niche market applications, Haydon Kerk Motion Solutions has developed industry-renowned brands built upon its technical innovation, versatility, customization, product durability, and dedicated customer service.