Long lead ball screws with a rotating nut design provide precise positioning and serve as compact solutions for linear-actuation applications requiring high speeds, low noise, and long strokes.
Long lead ball screws with a rotating nut design provide precise positioning and serve as compact solutions for linear-actuation applications requiring high speeds, low noise, and long strokes. The design allows the drive motor to move with the nut to reduce inertia, require less power, and achieve linear speeds up to 110 meters per minute. Standard versions include series SLT, which features a nut with axial play, and series BLT, which eliminates backlash. Diameters range from 25 to 50mm; leads range from 20 to 50mm, and customization options are available.
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Before the calendar turned, 2016 already had the makings of a pivotal year for manufacturing, and for the world.
There were the big events for the year, including the United States as Partner Country at Hannover Messe in April and the 2016 International Manufacturing Technology Show in Chicago in September. There's also the matter of the U.S. presidential elections in November, which promise to shape policy in manufacturing for years to come.
But the year started with global economic turmoil, as a slowdown in Chinese manufacturing triggered a worldwide stock hiccup that sent values plummeting. The continued plunge in world oil prices has resulted in a slowdown in exploration and, by extension, the manufacture of exploration equipment.
Read more: 2015 Salary Survey