Posts Categorized: THK – Linear Motion Product News

Ballscrews Prove Bigger Isn’t Necessarily Better

By specifying THK’s innovative ballscrews, AddisonMcKee successfully reduced the size of its latest tube-bending machine, while increasing controllability and slashing energy consumption. Although some believe bigger is better, others consider smaller sizes more appealing. Mobile phone manufacturers, microchip producers and personal computer designers have all seen the extreme benefits of going small. In the world… Read more »

Guides Now Available in Larger Sizes

THK has added two new models to its proven range of high performance linear motion systems. The latest versions of the Super roller guide (SRG) are now available in larger sizes of 85 and 100mm, and form part of a product family that is designed to combine exceptional levels of rigidity, accuracy and reliability in… Read more »

Wider Guides Handle Heavier Loads

THK has launched two new models to extend still further its proven range of high performance LM Guide systems. The latest versions of the SRW Caged roller guide are now available with extra-wide guide rails, of 130 and 150mm in width, to provide even greater load capacity, in terms of both weight and overall size,… Read more »

Miniature Guides Keep It Quiet

THK continues to push the boundaries of its proven Caged Ball technology, with the introduction of the system into a new range of miniature SRS LM guides. The benefits of caged ball technology, most notably, silent movement, virtually maintenance free operation and high speed, make the new miniature linear motion guides particularly suitable for use… Read more »

Slides Make a Move Into Door Market

Innovative linear motion products from THK are making it possible to produce quieter and more compact operating mechanisms for sliding doors in elevators and general building applications. With noise levels reduced by up to 50% compared with conventional products, the new mechanisms minimize the disturbance created by a door opening and closing – a benefit… Read more »

Linear Guides Take On Heavier Duties

THK, the leading global designer, developer and manufacturer of linear motion solutions, has introduced a number of additions to its proven range of performance linear motion guides. Designed for use in heavy and ultraheavy load applications, the linear guides are particularly suitable for the machine tool industry where high speeds, ultrahigh levels of rigidity, extremely… Read more »

Linear Guides Suit Automotive Applications

A new range of linear slides and guides has been launched by THK, the world’s largest dedicated developer and manufacturer of linear motion technology, for use in on- and off-road vehicles. Designed to help improve operating efficiencies and reduce the cost of ownership, while offering greater functionality, performance and safety than existing devices, the new… Read more »

Linear Actuators Come in Smaller Sizes

THK has added two new models to its proven range of high performance linear actuators. The latest versions of the SKR are now available in smaller sizes, of 20 and 26mm, and form part of a product family that is designed to combine exceptional levels of rigidity, accuracy and reliability in compact, virtually zero maintenance… Read more »

High-Performance Linear Actuators

Linear actuators from THK are being used in an innovative new coordinate measuring system to provide exceptionally high levels of accuracy, with a measuring frequency of 1kHz and a resolution that is less than 30nm, and a maintenance-free operating life of up to ten years. The VC-10 coordinate measuring machine is designed and built by… Read more »