Compact ball screw
The SBK ball screw is available with screw shaft outer diameters ranging from 15 to 32 millimeters and nut diameters from 38 to 58 millimeters.
The SBK ball screw is available with screw shaft outer diameters ranging from 15 to 32 millimeters and nut diameters from 38 to 58 millimeters. A re-circulation structure, where balls are picked up in the tangential direction and the lead-angle direction by end caps, makes the unit suitable for high-speed operation at a DN value of 130,000. Featuring caged technology, the ball screw can achieve high-speed feed rates, up to 2.2 times faster than conventional ball screws.
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Annual Salary Survey
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