23 Mar 2016

BALL SCREW MEMES Over the last few months we have been putting out a serious of vintage pictures, completes with a funny ball screw based caption.¬†We’re very proud and these hilarious comments (even if we do say so ourselves) and we thought that we’d collect the best of the bunch together……enjoy!   “Everyone knew Jim […]

03 Mar 2016

What is a Ball Screw? Ball screws are mechanical devices which do the job of converting revolving motion to liner motion, with a decreased level of friction. They are mainly used in various ranges of machinery such as low precision transport guides as well as high accuracy grade screws. They are also used in robots, […]

01 Mar 2016
ball screw repair Frequently asked questions, ballscrew repair at american ball screw repair

Ball Screw Repair FAQs Our team at American Ball Screw Repair have got involved in a Q&A session, to answer the most common questions when dealing with ball screw problems .   Question 1: “I have started having trouble holding size on my machining center, especially when using circular interpolation. The ball screw seems to […]

22 Feb 2016
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How a ball screw works Ball Screw Assembly The ball screw assembly comprises of a screw and a nut, each with matching helical grooves, and balls which roll between these grooves providing the only contact between the nut and the screw. As the screw or nut turns, the balls are deflected by the deflector into […]