Category: Ball Screws

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  • Ball Screws – Transfer Instructions for Ball Nuts

    Posted July 26, 2019 - Updated Dec 4, 2019

    (Engineering Bulletin #/web974) For production environments, users will find it helpful to make an assembly arbor of steel which will fit over the machined ball screw on one end and fit into the shipping arbor on the other end. Use of such an arbor reduces the possibility of losing bearing balls during transfer. For a […]

  • Ball Screws – Annealing the Shafting For Easier Machining

    Posted February 22, 2016 - Updated Dec 4, 2019

    (Engineering Bulletin #/web911) For customers who do their own end machining, it may be necessary to anneal (soften) the ends of the ball screw shaft. Annealing the Shafting For short shafts, immerse the portion of the screw, which is to remain hard in water. Heat the remaining portion of the shaft to approximately 1200° F. […]