Product News: Mechanical Power Transmission

Roller Pinion System offers a life of up to 36 million meters.

Press Release Summary:

Roller Pinion System offers a life of up to 36 million meters.

Oct 06, 2017 -

Featuring corrosion resistant stainless steel construction, Roller Pinion System engages two teeth simultaneously with zero backlash. Delivering an accuracy of ± 50 um and a speed of 11 m/s, product is suitable for laser cutting, plasma cutting and gantry applications. Product is designed with durable ball screw, belt drive technology, rack and pinion.

Nexen Group, Inc. - Vadnais Heights, MN

Original Press Release

Nexen Introduces Alternative to Traditional Drive Systems: Roller Pinion System in Corrosion Resistant Stainless Steel

Press release date: Oct 06, 2017

Nexen Group, Inc. introduces a stainless steel version of its patented precision roller pinion system (RPS). The Nexen RPS engages two teeth simultaneously to achieve superior accuracy with zero backlash at any length. The system is also extremely quiet, and 99% efficient. Stainless steel makes the system extremely corrosion resistant, with a long life of up to 36 million meters. Nexen’s RPS provides a low maintenance, durable alternative to rack and pinion, ball screw and belt drive technology. The RPS is used for a wide range of applications including laser cutting, plasma cutting and gantry applications.

Highlights include:

  • High speeds: 11 m/s (36 ft/sec)
  • Superior accuracy: +- 50 um
  • Zero backlash
  • Unlimited length (custom lengths and modular components available)
  • Long life: up to 36 million meters

About Nexen Group, Inc.

Our heritage is built on producing technically superior products while providing the highest level of customer support. As a leading manufacturer of precision motion control components, power transmission and web tension control products, Nexen works to remain at the forefront of cutting edge engineering and production excellence. Our production capabilities include computerized control and testing systems, dry cutting applications, special coating processes, over 80 multi-axis precision CNC machine tools and automated assembly. By working with Nexen, our customers experience innovations that adhere to industry specifications, optimize their metrics and provide solutions focused on increased uptime, longer machine life and reduced maintenance. For more information, please visit www.nexengroup.com or call 800-843-7445.