Categories Linear Specialist Rotary Green Abssac

Take a PEEK

When ABSSAC was asked to look at a scientific lead screw application for reliable and precision linear movement in a high temperature and caustic environment, Abssac turned to using PEEK for the nut material. The Polyaryletheretherketone (PEEK™) material is a rigid opaque (grey) ...
Monday 12th May 2014

No Lubrication Sheaves

Stationary Control Adjustable Drive from TB Wood’s require no lubrication.  Utilising, patented locking collars which reliably clamp all movable parts securely in place, eliminates relative motion between sheave parts as well as freezing and sticking from fretting corrosion....
Friday 2nd May 2014

Piggy in the Middle

The Spring Challenge. This application was for a constant force compression spring to connect two pipeline "PIGS" together. (A pipeline pig is a machine that enters into the actual pipeline from an offshore oil rig supplying oil or gas to the mainland.) As the pig moves ...
Thursday 17th April 2014

Satellite Roller Screw Perfection

The first patent for a roller screw was recorded in 1949 by the inventor Mr Bruno Standgren Carl, which was an adaptation of a frictionless bearing design patented back in 1939 by Mr Oscar and Stewart  McCurdy.  In essence the idea was convert the rotation of a threaded ...
Tuesday 18th March 2014

Irish Manufacturing

Abssac takes the front cover of the Irish Manufacturing magazine for the spring 2014 issue, showing a precision rolled ball screw. A technology spotlight feature on the linear technologies available from Abssac is detalied in the centre pages of the magazine - to view the latest copy of the magazine follow the link - http://www....
Thursday 13th March 2014

Quick Delivery of solid shaft couplings

Sometimes there is no need for flexibility in the connection between servomotors and the driven mechanism. A solid clamping coupling provides the best maximum torque, zero backlash and reliable rotational transmission money can buy.  At Abssac we have sizes to suit 6mm to 50mm diameter shafts....
Wednesday 12th March 2014