• 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. […]