by Dave Arguin
Date: May 06 2022

The Ins and Outs of Precision Ball Screw Assemblies

Ball screws are manufactured by rolling or grinding the threads. In some specific situations, they are whirled due to end machining features or tooling availability. Otherwise, rolling and grinding are the primary and preferred methods of ball screw manufacturing.

by Dave Arguin
Date: Apr 26 2022

Precision Linear Motion Suppliers Provides a Lean Advantage in the Medical Equipment Industry

Companies spend millions of dollars each year on improving productivity through Lean initiatives. Kaizen events use Value Stream Mapping and SMED tools to eliminate non-valued added work, reduce cycle times, increase throughput, and improve changeover time. Unfortunately, many of these efforts are not initiated until after a product has been designed and released.

by Dave Arguin
Date: Apr 20 2022

The Importance of Collaborating With a Linear Motion Application Engineer

Helix Linear Technologies Application Engineers are subject matter experts in linear motion. When you choose us as your linear motion manufacturing solutions provider, our engineering team becomes an extension of your design team, working with you to provide solutions and recommendations.

by Dave Arguin
Date: Apr 13 2022

How Can Your Precision Linear Motion Supplier Help You?

Selecting a precision linear motion partner and including them in the design phase can help lower project costs, enhance functionality, and streamline your manufacturing process to reduce lead times.

by Dave Arguin
Date: Mar 25 2022

Mitigating Supply Chain Risk for Critical Linear Motion Components

What is the cost of not having an alternative source for linear motion components critical to your operation?

by Zhane Isom
Date: Mar 18 2022

Hexapod Motion and Positioning Platforms

From improved task flexibility and miniaturization to higher load capacity and advanced controller technology, hexapod positioning systems are becoming more common in multiple industries. Though not new to the market, these versatile motion systems solve many industrial automation challenges, from semiconductor applications to automotive assembly lines.

by Zhane Isom
Date: Feb 25 2022

Benefits of Using Standard Freewheeling Lead Screw Nuts

Standard freewheeling lead screw nuts from Helix Linear Technologies are available in both threaded and flanged configurations and are designed to fit screws ranging from 2 mm - 25 mm in diameter.

by Zhane Isom
Date: Feb 18 2022

Linear Motion in The Chemical Industry

The integration of the most advanced, comprehensive automation technology is aiding the chemical industry in meeting the fast-paced demands of a globally saturated market. Automation solutions from Helix Linear Technologies allow you to optimize your chemical manufacturing processes from start to finish, offering the utmost reliability, efficiency, and resource allocation within each production stage.

by Zhane Isom
Date: Feb 11 2022

Ball Screw Driven Linear Actuators = Heavier Load Carrying Capabilities

Today's linear motion and automation challenges require higher precision and faster speeds.

by Zhane Isom
Date: Feb 03 2022

Top 5 “Ask an Engineer” Questions Answered

Do you have linear motion questions that need to be answered? We’d love to hear from you! Here are our top 5 most popular questions from our “Ask an Engineer” weekly social media feature.