Linear Motion Products suit variety of applications.

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Linear Motion Products utilize ceramic rails, blocks, and balls, contributing to non-magnetic characteristics and expanding range of applications. Ceramic components, as well as use of titanium stoppers and resin circulation parts, result in lightweight overall product and eliminate possibility of corrosion. Ceramic products are strong enough for chemical environments and suitable for high-temperature applications.




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THK Ceramic Linear Motion Products Respond To Variety Of Application Demands



Schaumburg, IL - (September 6, 2006) In response to growing application demands, THK's has designed a line of ceramic linear motion solutions. The use of ceramic rails, blocks, and in most cases, ceramic balls, contributes to non-magnetic characteristics and increases the range of applications. Ceramic components, as well as the use of titanium stoppers and resin circulation parts, result in a lightweight overall product and eliminate the possibility of corrosion. Ceramic products are strong enough for chemical environments and suitable for high-temperature applications.

Based on existing and proven THK designs, THK ceramic products include the LM Guide Type RCR, the LM Guide Type RSR, the LM Guide Type HCR and the Ball Spline Type LT. THK ceramic LM guides and ball splines are exceptionally ideal for use in medical equipment and semi-conductor manufacturing equipment.

THK manufacturers the widest range of linear motion products including conventional LM guides, ball screws, mechanical actuators and ball splines and more. All THK products have been designed and manufactured to meet the strictest requirements. THK's experienced Global Engineering Team can provide customized linear motion solutions with our standard linear motion products as well as our mechatronics products for your most demanding applications.

To learn more, visit our IMTS Booth #D-4240 or log on to www.thk.com or contact THK America, Inc., 200 E. Commerce Dr., Schaumburg, IL 60173, Phone: (847) 310-1111, Fax: (847) 310-1182, e-mail: chicago@thk.com.

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