Ball Nuts withstand harsh environments.

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Ball Screw Assemblies are offered with precision screws, zero-clearance preloaded nuts, or adjustable single nuts. Choice of seals provide wiping action and prevent fine dusts, chips, or coolants from penetrating nuts. Complete drive units with integrated ball screw assembly, plus matching pillow blocks and nut housings are available with screw supports for maximum linear velocity. Units are suited for feed, positioning, and transportation tasks in metalworking machines.

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New Nut Types for Rexroth Ball Screw Assemblies

Company to feature its new nut types at IMTS, September 8-15, 2004, at the McCormick Place Complex in Chicago, IL; Booth # D4240.

New Ball Nut types and Ball Screw Assemblies from Rexroth bring top performance to machine tools, even in harsh environments.

CHARLOTTE, NC - Rexroth has developed a number of new nut types for feed, positioning and transportation tasks in metalworking machines. Machine designers can now choose from a broad new selection of precision screws, zero-clearance preloaded nuts or adjustable single nuts in a wide variety of designs.

The ball screw assemblies are available with a choice of different seals to provide effective wiping action and prevent fine dusts, chips or coolants from penetrating the nuts. The new nut types and seals make Rexroth Ball Screws ideally suited for harsh environments, such as metal cutting and woodworking.

New in the product range are complete drive units with integrated ball screw assembly plus matching pillow blocks and nut housings. For long travel distances, Rexroth offers these package units with screw supports. Higher critical speeds and maximum linear velocity can thus be achieved with no major additional design effort. As an option, Rexroth supplies matching motor mounts and couplings or timing belt side drives, as well as a broad selection of motors.

Bosch Rexroth Corporation, a merger of Bosch Automation Technology and Rexroth, is a wholly owned subsidiary of Robert Bosch GmbH. In the year 2003, Bosch Rexroth AG achieved sales of $4.4 billion (3.7 billion Euros) with 25,700 employees.

Under the brand name of Rexroth, the company offers all relevant drive, control and motion technologies: from mechanics, hydraulics and pneumatics to electronics and associated services. Rexroth has 500,000 customers in over 80 countries and is an extensive supplier of components and systems for industrial and factory automation and mobile applications.

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