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Ball Screw Actuators employ synthetic resin cage technology.
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Ball Screw Actuators employ synthetic resin cage technology.

Combining Caged Ball LM Guide Type SRS and rolled ball screw equipped with QZ Lubricator, Type ES Actuator performs for extended periods without requiring maintenance. Unit is available in 4 models with widths from 32–50 mm, heights from 40–52.5 mm, and strokes from 50–600 mm. Also using rolled ball screw with QZ Lubricator, Type EC Actuator comes in 2 models with widths from 40–48 mm,...

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THK Has a Hand in Space Exploration with Development of Robotic Hand
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THK Has a Hand in Space Exploration with Development of Robotic Hand

Schaumburg, IL - THK's advanced technology has recently been applied to the area of space exploration. For use in experimental missions in outer space, THK has developed a robotic hand with small ball-screw actuators. This robotic hand is designed to safely assist astronauts in their work, as well as to enable work without the presence of an astronaut. This July, THK's robotic hand traveled...

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Fasteners & Hardware

Ball Screw carries heavy loads up to 92 m/min.

Type SBKH features re-circulation structure, where balls are picked up in tangential direction and lead-angle direction by end caps, that accommodates high-speed operation atÂ- DN value of 130,000. THK Caged Technology lends to smooth motion and minimized noise, while motorized drive facilitates maintenance and promotes energy conservation, machine control, and positioning accuracy....

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LM Guide features lightweight design.
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LM Guide features lightweight design.

Designed with cold drawn hollow rail and aluminum block, Light LM Guide enables high-speed operation. Unit includes hardened steel raceways and THK Caged Technology, which employs synthetic resin cage with patented curvature that cradles each ball and separates it from next one. Spaces between rolling elements retain grease and act as lubrication system for long-term, maintenance-free operation.

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Hebron, Ohio Plant and MVPvets Sponsorship Highlight THK Commitment to U.S. Market

Schaumburg, IL - THK America, Inc. is committed to serving the U.S. market. For nearly 25 years, the world leader in linear motion guides has been manufacturing components in the United States at their Hebron, Ohio facility. This year, the manufacturer joined forces with MVPvets in assisting, preparing and transitioning military veterans for meaningful employment. More than 70% of THK components...

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THK Expands Manufacturing Plants and Automated Processes in Response to LM Guide Demand

Schaumburg, IL – THK is taking major steps to meet the growing worldwide demand for linear motion products. In fact, as the world leader in linear motion guides, THK has recently invested over a half-billion dollars in new brick and mortar facilities that will increase floor space for their global manufacturing operations to just under 10.5 million square feet. In the United States alone, THK...

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Ball Screw Actuators employ synthetic resin cage technology.
Mechanical Power Transmission

Ball Screw Actuators employ synthetic resin cage technology.

Combining Caged Ball LM Guide Type SRS and rolled ball screw equipped with QZ Lubricator, Type ES Actuator performs for extended periods without requiring maintenance. Unit is available in 4 models with widths from 32–50 mm, heights from 40–52.5 mm, and strokes from 50–600 mm. Also using rolled ball screw with QZ Lubricator, Type EC Actuator comes in 2 models with widths from 40–48 mm,...

Read More »
THK Has a Hand in Space Exploration with Development of Robotic Hand
Material Handling & Storage

THK Has a Hand in Space Exploration with Development of Robotic Hand

Schaumburg, IL - THK's advanced technology has recently been applied to the area of space exploration. For use in experimental missions in outer space, THK has developed a robotic hand with small ball-screw actuators. This robotic hand is designed to safely assist astronauts in their work, as well as to enable work without the presence of an astronaut. This July, THK's robotic hand traveled...

Read More »
Fasteners & Hardware

Ball Screw carries heavy loads up to 92 m/min.

Type SBKH features re-circulation structure, where balls are picked up in tangential direction and lead-angle direction by end caps, that accommodates high-speed operation atÂ- DN value of 130,000. THK Caged Technology lends to smooth motion and minimized noise, while motorized drive facilitates maintenance and promotes energy conservation, machine control, and positioning accuracy....

Read More »

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