Lead Screw Assemblies suit miniature mechatronic systems.

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Offered with variety of nut configurations manufactured using self-lubricating acetal, Micro Series includes 5/64 in. dia screws with available standard leads from 0.012–0.079 in. per revolution. Lead screws are available as stand-alone components or integrated into Haydon™ can-stack linear actuators. Products are manufactured of 303 stainless steel and require no maintenance, and uniformity of threads lends to precise motion as well as noise and vibration reduction.

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High-Performance Lead Screw Assemblies Designed for Miniature Mechatronic Systems

HOLLIS, NH - Haydon Kerk Motion SolutionsTM, a brand of AMETEK® Precision Motion Control, has expanded the capabilities of its precision lead screw products.  Haydon Kerk, recognized globally as a leader in linear motion, has applied its many years of experience and knowledge of precision thread rolling to a new range of lead screw sizes.  Its “Micro” Series lead screw assemblies are 2mm (5/64-in) diameter screws with available standard leads ranging from 0.3mm (0.012-in) to 2mm (0.079-in) per revolution and in a variety of nut configurations manufactured using self-lubricating acetal.

This remarkable product line is an enabling technology, opening up a broader range of designs.  The Micro Series allows for the miniaturization of products, reduced power consumption, and weight reduction without sacrificing performance or reliability.  Developed in response to growing demands in many markets that utilize miniaturized mechatronic systems, Haydon Kerk has offered micro screws on a custom basis for more than 10 years.  Now, with the introduction of the Micro Series, anyone can take advantage of standard designs, existing tooling, and quick delivery to bring their products to market swiftly and cost effectively.

Kerk® Brand Micro Series lead screws are available as stand-alone components or integrated into the high-performance Haydon™ can-stack linear actuators.  Manufactured of premium grade 303 stainless steel, Kerk Micro Series lead screw assemblies provide exceptional performance, long life, and require no maintenance.  High-accuracy threads with superior uniformity deliver precise motion, and reduce noise and vibration.  An optional Kerkote® TFE coating, a permanent dry lubricant, extends nut life while reducing friction and drive torque requirements.

In addition to the 2mm Micro Series lead screw product, Kerk precision lead screws also are available from 3mm (1/8-in) up to 24mm (15/16-in) and with leads ranging from 0.30mm (0.012-in) to 76.2mm (3.000-in) linear travel per revolution.  All screws are made from the same 303 stainless steel as the Micro Series.  Lead screw nuts can be customized using Kerkite® high-performance polymers and molded into just about any shape imaginable, perfectly suited for application-specific requirements.   Visit www.haydonkerk.com for more information.  To discuss an application with a Haydon Kerk engineer, call 603-465-7227.

About Haydon Kerk Motion Solutions, Inc.

Haydon Kerk Motion Solutions is a business unit of AMETEK, Inc., a leading global manufacturer of electronic instruments and electromechanical devices with annual sales of more than $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.

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