Steinmeyer is recognized worldwide as an elite supplier of premium engineered products. The company enjoys a century of designing and manufacturing precision tools and components in Germany. Throughout its long history, Steinmeyer has been family owned, operating under the leadership of the Beck family since 1940.
Many of our customers, especially those with high speed applications, have been asking: can you make the screws any quieter? Recently, Steinmeyer delivered an answer: the Quiet Series, featuring an innovative end cap that reduces noise by 50%.
Like all motion control devices based on contact friction, ball screws require lubrication for proper functionality. The reason is that lubrication is required for smooth recirculation of the rolling elements.
Proper functioning wipers are an essential element of any ball screw system. Their first job, of course, is to shield the contact surfaces from contamination. But some wipers may also serve as a lubricant reservoir, thereby lengthening service intervals. Fortunately, Steinmeyer offers the industry’s widest choice in wipers:
Steinmeyer recently added a key individual to its USA sales force. He is Bruce Gretz. Bruce has 30 years’ experience in various high tech businesses including Loral and Rockwell.
Steinmeyer recently added Custom Precision Solutions (CPS) as our representative for the southeast USA. Dominic Mastroianni, president of CPS, is located in Wake Forest North Carolina and covers the following states: Maryland, Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Georgia, Alabama and Florida.
Steinmeyer is a unique group of three companies with individual competences that enable us to provide world class products for our customers. The dominant entity, Steinmeyer GmbH, is a premier manufacturer of precision ground and rolled ball screws.
Seems like everyone’s pushing the limit on ball screw speed lately. Steinmeyer introduced our UltraSpeed ball screw series several years ago, boasting of Dn values to 160,000. First, what’ s Dn value and what does it signify? Continue reading
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
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