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Ball Screws

Ball Screw Basics – for Manufacturing Engineers Series - Part 1 of 3
It’s all About Ball Screws: A compendium of articles from Machine Design.

This 19-page eBook is your guide to ball screws and details how they operate, their performance capabilities, different features available on them, and how to get the most out of them for industrial motion control. Ball Screw Basics focuses on information that all ME’s need to know.

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Machine Design Editor Stephen Mraz...

has curated a comprehensive collection of Machine Design’s best articles on ball screws to help engineers optimize industrial motion control designs. Topics include:

A Short History on Ball Screws
Fundamentals of Ball Screws
Ball Screws Speed Basics
How Rolled & Ground Ball Screws Stack Up
Selecting a Lubricant for Ball Screws
Protecting Ball Screws Pays Off
What You Ought to Know About Ball Screws

Stephen Mraz - Senior Editor, Machine Design

Stephen serves as Senior Editor of Machine Design. He has 29 years of service and has a B.S. Biomedical Engineering from CWRU. Stephen was an E-2C Hawkeye Naval Flight Officer in the U.S. Navy. He is currently responsible for areas such as aerospace, defense, automotive, and medical, and covers fasteners and adhesives.

This eBook, the first in a series of three, tells the story of ball screws from the basics to design fundamentals. The compendium covers topics such as the pros and cons of using ball screws over options like roller and acme screws to help optimize your industrial motion control designs. Hopefully it will fill in the gaps of your own knowledge and educate engineers and technicians new to the field.

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