Tagged: ball screws

Why Can’t I Just Buy a Shaft and nut from you Guys and Machine the Ends Myself?

At least once a week we get such an inquiry – someone looking for a ball nut and separate shaft long enough so they can cut it and machine the journals themselves, usually thinking this will significantly reduce lead time.  And of course, compared to buying a completely custom ball screw, it may just do that.  There are several reasons why we do not offer separate shafts and ball nuts, or complete ball screw assemblies with unfinished ends.  Continue reading

Steinmeyer Ball Screws and End Users

Every week we get one or more calls from companies seeking support for their Steinmeyer ball screws.  If the call is from an OEM, we bend over backwards in our attempt to support them technically as well as commercially.  However if it is from an end user it’s a bit more complicated.  Why? Continue reading