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15/10/2008 | Thomson NEFF™ Precision Rolled Metric Ball Screws Are Now Available in North America

WOOD DALE, IL –Thomson NEFF™ Precision Rolled Metric Ball Screws are now available direct from Danaher Motion in North America, a move that is part of Danaher Motion’s continued combination of several acquired ball screw portfolios.  Thomson NEFF ball screws are rolled to an accuracy of 50 microns/300mm, with higher accuracies readily available upon request.  They are available in a wide range of metric diameters, leads and nut styles.  Most sizes available for delivery in 4 weeks or less, in contrast to the 3 - 6 month lead times commonly found with competitive manufacturers.

“Integrating the NEFF product portfolio with our Thomson family enhances an already impressive line of ball screw solutions by broadening and deepening the options available to satisfy our North American customers’ precision motion needs,” says Patrick Scott, General Manager of Thomson Industrial Ball Screws.  “With more than 70 years of ball screw experience and the industry’s broadest and deepest family of solutions, we are able to partner with machine builders to address specific application concerns and requirements, and then to recommend and help integrate the optimum solution.”

Thomson NEFF ball screw ball nuts feature three unique ball return systems to deliver precise guidance, low wear and smooth running performance.  Ball nuts also come standard with profiled rubber wipers to contain lubricant and help repel fine contaminants such as dust and powders.  As a result, Thomson NEFF ball screws are well suited for use in high precision applications such as woodworking, water jet cutting, electronic assembly and medical applications.

About Thomson
With more than 60 years of motion control innovation and quality, Thomson is the industry’s premiere producer of Ball Bushing and Profile Rail bearings, 60 Case Shafting, ground and rolled Ball Screws and related accessories.  Thomson pioneered the Ball Bushing bearing in 1945, and has set the standard ever since with an unsurpassed set of mechanical motion control solutions serving commercial and aerospace & defense markets around the world.  Thomson is a trusted brand of Danaher Motion.

Thomson, 1500 Mittel Boulevard, Wood Dale, IL 60191-1073; 1-540-633-3549; 1-540-633-0294 (fax);;

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