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Virtual Panel Event about Industrial Connectivity

Virtual event

17/05/2021(16:00-17:00)

This 60-minute virtual panel discussion between industry experts will explore the intersection of connectivity (more)

UKIVA Machine Vision Conference

Virtual

15/07/2021

Join us on 15 July 2021 on the MVC Technology Presentation Hub and explore eight online seminar theatres. (more)

PPMA Show 2021

NEC, Birmingham(B40 1NT)

28/09/2021 - 30/09/2021

PPMA Show 2021 will be the UK’s largest ever event dedicated to state-of-the-art processing and (more)

Southern Manufacturing

Farnborough, Hants(GU14 6TQ)

06/10/2021 - 07/10/2021

Southern Manufacturing and Electronics is the most comprehensive annual industrial exhibition in the (more)

Advanced Engineering 2021

NEC Birmingham(B40 1NT)

03/11/2021 - 04/11/2021

Join us in our 12th and most important edition to date, as we invite engineers and management from all (more)

Setting new standards for ballscrews

Setting new standards for ballscrews August Steinmeyer introduced its new ballscrew design ETA+ at the Machine Building 2007 exhibition. The company says that the new ballscrew will improve the performance of machine tools, especially high-speed and high-accuracy tools. ETA+ comes very close to being the ideal linkage between motor and slide by providing an extremely stiff but highly efficient connection with no reversing error. Rigidity has been increased by 50 percent, compared to standard ballscrews, and friction reduced by 67 percent. Improved dynamics are only one of the results. No reversing error means that the ETA+ ballscrew has a perfectly linear behaviour regardless of speeds and direction of motion. As a result control errors will be reduced. This has been proven in ball-bar tests where the 'quadrant changing' error has been reduced to a fraction of the value achieved with conventional ballscrews.
 
August Steinmeyer

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