Technical bulletin provides detailed product information on off-the-shelf Metric Precision Plus Class 3 ball-screw assemblies. Features include a zero-lash, preloaded design that provides enhanced positioning accuracy and repeatability. The ball screws are for applications including machine tools, robots, material handling, and electronic-component insertion systems.
Thomson Saginaw Ball Screw Co. LLC, 628 N. Hamilton St., Saginaw, MI 48602, FAX (517) 776-3632.
A slew of announcements about new materials and design concepts for transportation have come out of several trade shows focusing on plastics, aircraft interiors, heavy trucks, and automotive engineering. A few more announcements have come independent of any trade shows, maybe just because it's spring.
Samsung's Galaxy line of smartphones used to fare quite well in the repairability department, but last year's flagship S5 model took a tumble, scoring a meh-inducing 5/10. Will the newly redesigned S6 lead us back into star-studded territory, or will we sink further into the depths of a repairability black hole?
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