New Telescopic ATG Utility Slider Features THK Caged Technology

Press Release Summary:

  • Utilizes THK Circular-Arc Raceway Technology that achieves less differential slip between the ball and the raceway
  • Consists of high carbon steel outer and inner profiles, high carbon chrome bearing steel balls, steel stopper, cold rolled steel ball retainer and Trivalent chromate coating on all surfaces
  • Offered in ATG-S Single Type, the ATG-D Double Type and ATG-P Parallel Type configurations with rail lengths range from 130 to 770 mm. and stroke lengths range from 79 to 399.6 mm.

Original Press Release:

THK Introduces Heavy Load Capacity, High Reliability Telescopic Type ATG Utility Slider

Schaumburg, IL – (August 17, 2020) THK’s new Telescopic Type ATG Utility Slider combines proven smooth motion technology with fully hardened raceways to enable high load capacity and ensure a long service life.

The Type ATG utilizes THK Circular-Arc Raceway Technology for equal to or higher permissible load capacities than Gothic Arch Raceway designs. Circular-Arc Technology achieves less differential slip between the ball and the raceway, resulting in reduced cage displacement, as well as decreased friction and wear. Full stroke reliability is achieved due to the shape of the grooves.

The solid construction of the Type ATG further contributes to its increased load capacity and rigidity. The Type ATG consists of high carbon steel outer and inner profiles, high carbon chrome bearing steel balls, a steel stopper, a cold rolled steel ball retainer and Trivalent chromate coating on all surfaces with the exception of the balls.

The Type ATG is offered in three configurations, the ATG-S Single Type, the ATG-D Double Type and the ATG-P Parallel Type. Rail lengths range from 130 to 770 mm and stroke lengths range from 79 to 399.6 mm. The Type ATG is compatible with competitor dimensions.

Applications for the Type ATG include automated warehouse equipment, train doors, seat sliders and under floor equipment sliders.

The Type ATG features patented THK Caged Technology for smooth and quiet motion. Caged Technology employs a synthetic resin cage with a patented curvature that cradles each ball and separates it from the next. The spaces between the rolling elements retain grease and act as a lubrication system for long-term maintenance-free operation. Other Caged Technology benefits include increased speed and accuracy, decreased noise levels, low dust generation and long life.

THK manufactures the widest range of linear motion products, including 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 from their standard linear motion products as well as from mechatronics products for the most demanding applications.

To learn more, log on to www.thk.com or contact THK America, Inc., 200 E. Commerce Dr., Schaumburg, IL 60173, Phone: (847) 310-1111, Email: marketing@thk.com

Contact: Kimberly Maley
Goda Advertising
(847) 776-9900 Ext. 124
Fax: (847) 776-2490
E-mail: kmaley@goda.com

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