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Mechanical Components Features

High-load ball screws – The motion control solution with higher load density

Motion engineering quiz: if you need to actuate a 500kN axial load along a 1500mm stroke, do you use roller screw or a ball screw?

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The ins and outs of fastener quality assurance

Fasteners play a crucial role in an assembly – yet quality standards are often overlooked by many businesses. If a fastener is not made to specification, manufacturers may be unable to assemble their products, facing long lead times before the right parts arrive.

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Choosing the right material for automotive fasteners

2030 is the official year in which all petrol, diesel and hybrid cars will come to an end in the UK – no new versions of these cars will be produced. There is now more pressure than ever before for car manufacturers to produce cleaner, more efficient cars, leading to industry-wide discussions on lightweighting.

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Is industry ready for bearing simulation software?

Bearing buyers often request bearings with a lifespan of up to 100,000 hours of operation. While the bearing manufacturer has done its own testing to validate the lifespan against different loads, this doesn’t paint the whole picture of how a bearing will endure the buyer’s specific application.

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