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27/03/2017 | New Thomson Web Videos Provide How-To Guides on Ball Screw Applications

03.27.2017, RADFORD, VA – Thomson Industries, Inc., a leading manufacturer of mechanical motion control solutions, has released its latest set of educational web videos, illustrating how to efficiently handle ball screw demands. Via these videos, Thomson experts enable customers to make complete use of their applications by providing solutions for ball screw installment or transfer errors.

The “Tech Tips” videos disclose information on how to install an XC lead nut; transfer a ball nut to a ball screw; and load ball bearings into an Inch or Metric Series ball nut.

How to Install an XC Lead Nut Video: To demonstrate the full anti-backlash functionality of the screw assembly, this video shares essential steps around the installation of an XC nut.

How to Transfer a Ball Nut to a Ball Screw Video: This video illustrates an efficient method of installing or replacing a ball nut in order to avoid ball bearing mishaps.

How to Load Ball Bearings into an Inch or Metric Series Ball Nut Videos: In case of ball nut accidents causing ball bearing loss, Thomson demonstrates how to reload and assemble an Inch or Metric Series ball nut back onto a screw.

To view these four videos as well as other useful Thomson Tech Tips videos, visit

Thomson strives to continually innovate and lead the marketplace in linear motion solutions and share their application engineering and technical expertise. To that end, Thomson has created a wide range of educational videos, webinars and technical white papers available now at These resources inform and guide design engineers, explain technology alternatives and simplify the linear motion component selection process.


About Thomson Industries, Inc.

With more than 70 years of motion control innovation and quality, Thomson is the industry’s premier producer of Linear Ball Bushing ® Bearings and Profile Rail Bearings, 60 Case ® Shafting, Ground and Rolled Ball Screws, Linear Actuators, Gearheads, Clutches, Brakes, Linear Systems and related accessories. Thomson invented the Linear Ball Bushing Bearing in 1945 and has set the standard ever since with an unsurpassed set of mechanical motion control solutions serving global commercial and aerospace and defense markets. Thomson has facilities in North America, Europe and Asia with more than 2000 distributor locations around the world.

Thomson Industries, Inc., 203A West Rock Road, Radford, VA 24141; 1-540- 633-3549; 1- 540-633- 0294 (fax);;

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