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Selecting and Sizing Ball Screw Drives - October 2012

Jeff G. Johnson

The article "Selecting and Sizing Ball Screw Drives" appeared in the October 2012 issue of Power Transmission Engineering.

Summary
The ball screw drive is an assembly that converts rotary motion to linear motion and vice versa. The ball screw drive consists of a ball screw and a ball nut with recirculating ball bearings...

Keywords
ball screws, design, Thomson Industries, linear motion

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