Ball Screws

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Xi-Plus Precision Ball Screws offers shaft diameter from 16-125 mm.

November 18, 2016

Xi-Plus Precision Ball Screws have been designed to reduce vibrations and noise due to their smoothly finished surface.  These precision ball screws feature  shaft diameters  between 16-125 mm. 

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Machinery & Machining Tools

Miniature Ball Screws offer solution for pipetting systems.

October 21, 2016

Undergoing proprietary finishing process that removes micron-sized peaks on shaft raceway, optiSLITE Miniature Ball Screws deliver low friction torque for smooth running and optimized servo response. Units are available in standard lengths and nut designs with shaft diameters down to 5 mm and pitch down to 1 mm. Ball screws support delicate positioning in laboratory instrument applications, such as pipetting and dispensing. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Accuracy-Optimized, Miniature Ball Screws feature smooth raceways.

September 8, 2016

To promote positioning performance in semiconductor, optics, medical instrument, and metrology applications, optiSLITE miniature ball screws feature low-friction torque for smooth running and accuracy. Finishing process, by removing micron-sized defects on shaft raceway, ultimately enables delivery of positioning accuracy required in precision applications. Shaft diameters are offered down to 5 mm, and pitch ranges down to 1 mm. Standard lengths and nut designs are available. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Precision Ball Screws deliver quiet performance.

August 31, 2016

With smooth raceway surface, Xi-Plus Precision Ball Screws achieve quiet operation with minimized vibration. Products undergo proprietary finishing process that removes micron-sized defects on shaft raceway which are responsible for high pitched whistling and rough running characteristics. Featuring shaft diameter from 16–125 mm, ball screws offer dynamic delivery of linear motion with precision and longevity. All nut styles are available. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Ball Screws operate with linear actuators.

August 2, 2016

Offered in wide range of diameter, leads, and nut configurations, Ball Screws are specifically engineered for low duty cycle applications of linear actuators. Units feature dynamic load capacity up to 1,400 kN and may be specified up to 100% of DLC. Rolled versions are also available upon request. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Miniature Metric Ball Screws offer 3 interface styles.

July 27, 2016

Offering flanged, threaded, and rounded interface styles, Miniature Metric Precision Ball Screws provide customers options when designing small-space applications. Multi-liner ball return system delivers smooth operation and increased load capacity. Available in standardized diameters from 6–14 mm, products are suited for laboratory, medical, and mechatronics components. Flexible ball nut mounting configurations and rapid prototyping are available as options. Read More

Fasteners & Hardware, Machinery & Machining Tools

Steinmeyer to Attend IMTS 2016 McCormick Place (Sep. 12-17)

July 22, 2016

Burlington, MA, USA, July 20, 2016- Steinmeyer, the world’s premiere manufacturer of precision ground ball screws, announces its participation in the 2016 International Manufacturing Technology Show, Booth NC-467at McCormick Place in Chicago, from September 12-17. Company executives and engineers will be on-hand to discuss Steinmeyer’s large portfolio of ball screws, including: Miniature...Read More

Fasteners & Hardware, Machinery & Machining Tools

Local Manufacturing of Thomson FSI Style Metric Precision Ball Screws Leads to Faster Delivery Times

July 14, 2016

RADFORD, VA – Thomson Industries, Inc., a leading manufacturer of mechanical motion control solutions, has further enhanced its customer offerings in North America by utilizing its domestic manufacturing facilities to deliver high-quality, German-engineered metric ball screws with shorter lead times. As only two percent of all metric ball screws sold in North America are manufactured...Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Ball Screws exceed 1 million newton capacity.

December 21, 2015

With diameters from 32–160 mm and pitch ranging from 10–50 mm, using ball sizes up to 19 mm, UltraThrust Ball Screws offer dynamic capacities beyond 1 million newtons. Units are available in several standard and custom ball nut configurations complete with precision ground shafts to 6 m in length, including finished journals. Offering typical efficiency of 90+%, ball screws are suited for injection mold machines, large presses, and large machine tools. Read More

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Ultraminiature Ball Screws target medical applications.

November 18, 2014

Available in diameters as small as 3 mm with choice of 1 or 0.5 mm pitch, Ultraminiature Ball Screws are manufactured from standard tool steel, hardened and precision ground to meet ISO tolerances from P0 to P5. Stainless steel material is available as option. Units are equipped with 1 of 4 types of ball nuts, with or without preload. In addition, ball screws are capable of being back driven, which is important for tactile systems. Read More

Fasteners & Hardware, Machinery & Machining Tools, Mechanical Power Transmission

Thomson Expands Range of High Performance Miniature Linear Motion Component Offering

August 8, 2014

The widest available range of miniature linear motion components now includes metric bearings to 3mm and rolled ball screws to 6mm with T7 accuracy class WOOD DALE, IL –Thomson Industries Inc., a leading manufacturer of linear and rotary motion solutions, has expanded its range of high performance, miniaturized components with the launch of several new products. The new precision TSI Rolled...Read More

Controls & Controllers, Machinery & Machining Tools, Mechanical Power Transmission

Integrated XY Ball-Screw Stage for Cost-Sensitive Planar Performance

April 2, 2014

• Integrated, low-profile, XY, ball-screw stage • Long-life linear motion guide bearing system • Optional low thermal expansion glass linear encoder • Cost-effective, high-precision planar performance Aerotech's PlanarSL mechanical bearing, ball-screw-driven XY stages offer exceptional performance in a cost-sensitive, low-profile package. Combining two axes of motion in a...Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Mechanical Power Transmission, Transportation Industry Products

Beaver Aerospace & Defense Selected by Parker Aerospace to Supply Horizontal Stabilizer Ball Screw Assembly for Bombardier Global 7000 & 8000 Ultra-Long-Range Jets

December 19, 2013

Beaver will utilize high-strength stainless steel for ball screw and ball nut to minimize corrosion LIVONIA, Mich.— Beaver Aerospace Defense, Inc., a subsidiary of Phillips Service Industries (PSI) and global leader in the design and manufacturing of custom ball screws and broad-range actuation technologies, announced two new contracts today with Parker Aerospace, a business segment of...Read More

Fasteners & Hardware, Machinery & Machining Tools

Beaver Aerospace & Defense Selected by Parker Aerospace

December 18, 2013

Beaver will utilize high-strength stainless steel for ball screw and ball nut to minimize corrosion Livonia, Michigan — Beaver Aerospace Defense, Inc., a subsidiary of Phillips Service Industries (PSI) and global leader in the design and manufacturing of custom ball screws and broad-range actuation technologies, announced two new contracts today with Parker Aerospace, a business segment of...Read More

Fasteners & Hardware, Machinery & Machining Tools, Services

LSI Lead Screw Repair and Replacement

December 4, 2013

LSI designs and repairs all styles of lead screw assemblies at the modern ISO 9001-2008 certified facility located in Traverse City, MI. LSI works directly with you to reload or rebuild your ball, lead or acme screw assemblies. Our emergency 24-hour repair service and short lead-time for repairs helps keep production down time to a minimum. Level 1 Reload: Each screw is assessed to determine...Read More

Health, Medical and Dental Supplies & Equipment, Machinery & Machining Tools, Mechanical Power Transmission

Thomson Solution Delivers Smooth, Backlash-free \"Horsepower\"

November 12, 2013

Thomson ballscrew and linear rail bearing assemblies support heavy loads while delivering accurate equine patient positioning for fast and accurate CT scans WOOD DALE, IL – The EquusCT℠ from Artec Imaging is a patient position and CT scanning table with floating carousel that offers a high degree of maneuverability for veterinarians practicing equine healthcare. EquusCT utilizes a...Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Mechanical Components & Assemblies, Mechanical Power Transmission

50 Years of NSK Europe

November 5, 2013

The Japanese bearing manufacturer NSK established its first European sales office exactly 50 years ago – in October 1963 – in Dsseldorf. As it expanded its business activities in Europe, additional sales organisations were set up in other European countries. NSK Europe's first manufacturing facility in Peterlee (UK) was founded in 1976 – an important milestone in the company's 50-year...Read More

Fasteners & Hardware, Machinery & Machining Tools, Mechanical Power Transmission

Thomson Recognized as 2013 Control Design Reader's Choice

October 29, 2013

Awards recognize Thomson for excellence in the Ball Screw/Lead Screw and Linear Actuator/Slide/Guide technology categories WOOD DALE, IL – Thomson has been recognized by Control Design magazine as the 2013 Reader's Choice for technology excellence in the Ball Screw/Lead Screw and Linear Motion Actuator/Slide/Guide categories. Thomson Received 34% of reader's votes in the Ball Screw/Lead...Read More

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Skytronics to Unveil New Repair and Overhaul Services for Airbus Commercial Aircraft THSAs at MRO Americas

April 12, 2013

El Segundo, California – Skytronics, Inc., a subsidiary of Phillips Service Industries (PSI) and SDVOSB, will unveil new repair and overhaul services for Trimmable Horizontal Stabilizer Actuators (THSAs; PN47145) on Airbus A318, A319, A320 and A321 aircraft at MRO Americas 2013. As an FAA-approved Repair Station for over 50 years, Skytronics also holds approvals from the EASA, CAAC and...Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Servo Feed Ball Screw Unit offers 4 in. of travel.

February 4, 2013

Providing thrust up to 815 lb and spindle speed capacity of 5,000 rpm, Model FX-34 offers multiple collet options and coolant through availability. Spindle for feed unit can be driven by frequency drive or servo motor, based upon application. Read More