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Installation, Maintenance, Lubrication, and Repair

Installation, Maintenance, Lubrication, and Repair

Thomson has decades of experience in designing, manufacturing, and maintaining high quality ball screws. We can help guide you through the installation process,develop good lubrication and maintenance practices - all assure long life and a smooth running ball screw assembly system.



Step by step instructions to prepare and install a new ball screw assembly. Installation can be completed in as little as Six Easy Steps! Learn how to mount a flange to a ball nut, mount a wiper kit, install a ball nut onto a screw, preload a double nut assembly, properly lubricate an assembly, and install into a machine.

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If proper attention is paid to ball screw selection and installation, virtually no maintenance will be required except for routine lubrication. Learn how to troubleshoot, inspect, and disassemble/reassemble a ball screw assembly to guarantee a long life and smooth running system.

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We offer a full complement of lubricants, featuring low vapor pressure greases for clean room and vacuum applications. Our TriGel® line is specifically formulated to offer a lubrication solution for a wide range of linear motion applications.

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Ball Screw Repair

Thomson has decades of experience in designing and manufacturing ball screws. Our expert engineers and technicians will restore your worn or damaged actuators to original specification, regardless of design or make. Or we can reverse engineer the units to meet new specs. You get:

●  Less machine down time

●  Savings of 50-90% compared to new ball screws

●  Extended service life

●  The same precision as new

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