Electric Cylinders - What They Are, and Why You Should Be Using Them by Christopher Nook
Date: Mar 05 2021

Electric Cylinders - What They Are, and Why You Should Be Using Them

Electric Cylinders (or electro-mechanical cylinders) are captive linear actuators designed as a modular system. Due to lower maintenance costs, enhanced motion control, and a long list of additional benefits, electric cylinders are rapidly replacing pneumatic cylinders in multiple industries.

Selection of Anti-Backlash Nuts in Linear Motion Systems by Christopher Nook
Date: Feb 23 2021

Selection of Anti-Backlash Nuts in Linear Motion Systems

There are many styles of anti-backlash nuts. Selecting the right nut style for your project depends on various factors, including; payload, accuracy, repeatability requirements, budget, space constraints, and available torque.

XY and XYZ Linear Stages for Multi-Directional Motion by Christopher Nook
Date: Feb 11 2021

XY and XYZ Linear Stages for Multi-Directional Motion

Linear motion positioning applications can often be addressed with a single-axis linear stage consisting of a moving rail, a fixed base, a carrier plate, and a linear actuator. However, a sizable number of applications require linear motion on multiple axes.

Miniature Lead Screws and Custom Nuts by Christopher Nook
Date: Jan 28 2021

Miniature Lead Screws and Custom Nuts

Helix Linear Technologies produces a full line of precision miniature lead screws for applications that demand micron-level positioning in incredibly small envelopes. These miniature designs enable our clients to build highly repeatable actuation systems.

Delta Line SA and Helix Linear Technologies Announce Global Partnership by Christopher Nook
Date: Jan 25 2021

Delta Line SA and Helix Linear Technologies Announce Global Partnership

Delta Line SA and Helix Linear Technologies are pleased to announce the development of a global strategic partnership, combining Delta Line's motion solution products and services with Helix Linear's engineering and advanced manufacturing capabilities in linear motion systems.

To Coat or Not to Coat (Your Lead Screw)- H10X PTFE ™ Coating from Helix Linear Technologies by Christopher Nook
Date: Jan 20 2021

To Coat or Not to Coat (Your Lead Screw)- H10X PTFE ™ Coating from Helix Linear Technologies

Helix PTFE H10X Lead Screw Coating is a fluoropolymer-based coating combined with specially formulated resins to provide a tough, durable film for dry lubrication.

Aluminum Lead Screws for Lightweight and Non-Magnetic Applications by Christopher Nook
Date: Jan 08 2021

Aluminum Lead Screws for Lightweight and Non-Magnetic Applications

Aluminum lead screws are an ideal solution in the medical, aerospace and transportation industry in lightweight or non-magnetic applications.

Lead Screw Accuracy for Liquid Dispensing and Fluid Management Applications by Christopher Nook
Date: Jan 07 2021

Lead Screw Accuracy for Liquid Dispensing and Fluid Management Applications

Helix Linear Technologies designs lead screws, custom machined and molded nuts and linear actuators to suit specific application loads, life, accuracy, and other performance requirements for use in medical fluid management.

In-House Die Rolling Takes Your Lead Screw Project from Concept to Production Faster by Christopher Nook
Date: Dec 18 2020

In-House Die Rolling Takes Your Lead Screw Project from Concept to Production Faster

At Helix Linear Technologies, all of our thread-rolling dies are made right here in our facility in Beachwood, Ohio.

Helix Linear Technologies Launches Stepper Motor Linear Motion Engineering Calculators by Christopher Nook
Date: Dec 07 2020

Helix Linear Technologies Launches Stepper Motor Linear Motion Engineering Calculators

Simply put, we love mechanical engineers. We welcome your questions, ideas, and unique projects. Whether you want to work independently on your linear motion project, or get the advice of our industry leading in-house engineers, Helix Linear Technologies is here to help.