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Advanced Ball Screws

Ball screw technology is one of the most common linear-motion drives due to its low cost and reliability. Even as a staple of the motion control world, there are still tricks of the trade that help engineers navigate ball screw use and design. The following E-Book will help design engineers and system integrators to properly maintain their ball screws, understand the acceptable noise levels that can be produced prior to repair, define the erratic pitch that occurs within ball screws, and investigate design advantages from internal ball returns.

What's Inside

Ball-Screw Design: The Advantages of Internal Ball Returns

Ball-Screw Drunkenness: Debunking the Myth for Miniature Applications

Researchers Uncover Source of Ball-Screw Noise

Calculating the Life of Ball and Roller Screw Actuators

Carlos Gonzalez

Carlos M. Gonzalez joined Informa in 2015. He achieved a B.S. mechanical engineering at Manhattan College and a M.S. in mechanical engineering at Columbia University. Prior to working for Penton Media, Carlos worked at Sikorsky Aircraft in their Hydraulics and Mechanical Flight Controls department; working on their S76D commercial and the Navy’s CH-53K aircraft programs.

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