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Ball Screws exceed 1 million newton capacity.
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Ball Screws exceed 1 million newton capacity.

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...

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Precision Hybrid Ball Screws utilize ceramic rolling elements.
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Precision Hybrid Ball Screws utilize ceramic rolling elements.

By using balls manufactured from silicon nitride instead of tool or stainless steel, Hybrid Ball Screws eliminate micro-welding in ball nut, minimizing friction and extending lifetime. Units are available in diameters ranging from 6-40 mm with pitches of 1, 3, 5, and 10 mm. Applications include semiconductor production machines, inspection equipment, medical/dental devices, aerospace robotics,...

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Precision Ball Screws feature friction-minimizing deflectors.
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Precision Ball Screws feature friction-minimizing deflectors.

UltraSpeed precision ball screws are based on ball return system with deflectors that guide balls into return channel spanning whole nut length. With complex geometry that minimizes friction, precision-milled deflectors allow for high speeds with minimal wear. Ball screws come in 32-100 mm dia versions and have lead-to-diameter ratios from 0.5:1 to 1:1. Speed ratings are up to and beyond...

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Ultra Miniature Ball Screws suit Life Sciences applications.
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Ultra Miniature Ball Screws suit Life Sciences applications.

Available in diameters as small as 3 mm with choice of 0.5 or 1 mm pitch, ULTRAMINIATURE ball screws are manufactured from standard tool steel, hardened, and then precision ground to meet ISO tolerances from P0-P5. Stainless steel material is available as option. Products are equipped with one of 4 types of ball nuts, with or without preload, and custom lengths are available with journals...

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Mechanical Power Transmission

Miniature Integrated Actuator offers speeds up to 120 mm/sec.

Providing backlash-free positioning, Miniature Integrated Actuator combines precision ball screw with 8 mm diameter and 2 mm pitch, Faulhaber DC motor with graphite commutation, rotary encoder, and gearless coupling. Unit is available in travels ranging from 10-300 mm, with 1 micron resolution, and handles peak axial loads to 800 N. Available with compatible drive/controller, actuator is suited...

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Mechanical Power Transmission

Miniature Actuator is built for precision operation.

Miniature actuator incorporates precision ball screw, Faulhaber DC motor with graphite commutation, and gearless coupling for high-speed, backlash-free positioning and high performance in drive motion controller. Available in travels from 10-300 mm, actuator offers resolution of 1 micron with integrated rotary encoder, speeds up to 120 mm/s, and axial loads up to 800 N. No external bearing and...

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Company News

Steinmeyer Celebrates 100th Anniversary

Woburn, MA, USA, August 2020 - Steinmeyer the German-based maker of precision ball screws, marks its 100-year anniversary in 2020. The company was founded by August Steinmeyer in 1920 as a precision thread grinding shop and soon began producing micrometers as its first product. In 1965, Steinmeyer began manufacturing its signature product, precision ground ball screws. Today, it employs more...

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US Subsidiary of Steinmeyer Has Moved

Woburn, MA, USA, November 30, 2018 – Steinmeyer, the German-based maker of precision ball screws, has a US subsidiary that is responsible for sales and customer service in North America. The company, “Steinmeyer, Inc.”, has moved to a new location. The larger space has enabled enhanced service offerings. The new warehouse has 25% more capacity, allowing the company to broaden its convenient...

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Steinmeyer Announces: The Pentagon Company Has Been Appointed as its New Sales Representative for Western USA

March 27, 2017 – Steinmeyer has announced that The Pentagon Company will be its new representative for miniature ball screw products in USA’s western states. President of Pentagon, Donna Materna, will team-up with her sales engineers, Mike Peterseim, Al Theis and Art Kuller to represent Steinmeyer. Known as the “application detectives,” The Pentagon Company has a well-established history...

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Steinmeyer Appoints New Operations Manager for North America

Burlington, MA, USA, February 7, 2017 – August Steinmeyer GmbH, the world’s premiere manufacturer of precision ground ball screws, announces the appointment of Rosemary Belt as Operations Manager of its North American sales and marketing office. Ms. Belt is now the key contact for customer service at Steinmeyer, Inc., the company’s sole international subsidiary. Ms. Belt joined the company...

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Ball Screws exceed 1 million newton capacity.
Mechanical Components and Assemblies

Ball Screws exceed 1 million newton capacity.

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...

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Company Name Change

BURLINGTON, MA – Steinmeyer announced a name change of its Feinmess Dresden subsidiary.Â-  It will be known as Steinmeyer Mechatronik. Since 1992, the Feinmess Dresden subsidiary has been part of the international Steinmeyer Group, responsible for designing and manufacturing high precision positioning systems.Â-  This name, and also logo, change allows the company to strengthen its...

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New and Improved Corporate Home Page

BURLINGTON, MA – Steinmeyer, Inc. today announced that it has redesigned its corporate home page. The site now allows users to be able to navigate more easily and efficiently to any of the three core competence centers that make up the Steinmeyer group, which are ball screws, precision stages and metrology products. Once users click on the particular area of interest, they will be directed to...

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Factory Expansion

BURLINGTON, MA --Steinmeyer, Inc. today announced that its main ball screw manufacturing facility located in Albstadt Germany has completed another plant expansion project. In 2007 Steinmeyer had expanded its manufacturing operation by adding 20,000 square meters to accommodate more production equipment. Due to further increased ball screw demand worldwide, it was necessary to add another 2,240...

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