Micro Lead Screws allow miniaturization of products.

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Available in 2 mm diameter screw sizes with leads ranging from 0.3–2 mm per revolution, Kerk® Micro Series Lead Screw Assemblies come in variety of nut configurations made of self-lubricating acetal and Kerkite® High Performance Composite Polymers, including nylon, PPS, and PEEK materials. Assemblies are manufactured of 303 stainless steel and require no maintenance. High accuracy threads with optimal uniformity deliver precise motion while minimizing noise and vibration.

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Micro Series Lead Screws from Haydon Kerk Motion Solutions

Hollis, NH – Haydon Kerk Motion Solutions proudly introduces their Kerk® Micro Series Lead Screw Assemblies.  Haydon Kerk, recognized as a worldwide leader in linear motion, has applied their experience and knowledge of precision thread rolling to a new range of micro-sized lead screws.  Standard configurations include 2mm diameter screws with leads ranging from 0.3mm to 2mm per revolution and a variety of nut configurations of self-lubricating acetal and Kerkite® High Performance Composite Polymers, including nylon, PPS and PEEK materials.

This state-of-the-art product line is an empowering technology, opening up a whole new range of designs.  The Micro Series allows the miniaturization of products, reduced power consumption, and weight reduction without sacrificing performance or reliability.  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.

The Kerk Micro Series Lead screws are available as stand-alone components and integrated into the high performance Haydon™ linear actuators.  Lead screw rolling is brought to a new level of precision in our micro-sized parts. 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.  Optional Kerkote® TFE coating, an exclusive dry lubricant, extends nut life while reducing friction and drive torque requirements.

Haydon Kerk Motion Solutions offers custom solutions and the Micro Series extends that capability.  All screws are manufactured to customer specifications, to fit individual applications.  Custom screw materials are available such as heat treated 400 series stainless steel.   And Haydon Kerk’s machining, mold making, and injection molding capabilities combine to produce the highest value solutions, whether the need is for a hundred, a thousand, or a million assemblies.   Haydon Kerk Motion Solutions has engineering resources worldwide, available to assist in the application of these revolutionary products.  Visit www.haydonkerk.com for more information, to request assistance, or to find your nearest source for Haydon Kerk products and support.

Typical applications include surgical and medical instrumentation, laboratory equipment, miniature drug delivery systems, semiconductor handling, hand held instruments, or wherever efficient, precise motion is required, to be delivered in a small package.

About Haydon Kerk Motion Solutions, Inc.

Haydon Kerk Motion SolutionsTM is a brand of AMETEK® Precision Motion Control.  Haydon Kerk is the joining of two world-class brands in the field of linear motion; Haydon™ and Kerk®. Together, Haydon Kerk Motion Solutions offers a broad range of precision linear motion products. Recognized as a leading manufacturer of precision acme lead screw and anti-backlash nut assemblies, stepper motor based linear actuators, and linear rail and guide systems, Haydon Kerk Motion Solutions offers high performance in demanding applications such as laboratory automation, medical instrumentation, semiconductor fabrication, military, aerospace, and industrial applications. Haydon Kerk Motion Solutions has developed industry-renowned brands built upon its technical innovation, versatility, customization, product durability, and dedicated customer service.  For more information, contact www.haydonkerk.com

AMETEK Precision Motion Control is a division of AMETEK, Inc., a leading global manufacturer of electronic instruments and electromechanical devices and a premier provider of high-end linear and rotary motion control solutions.

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