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Visit the THK Infomobile

THK Infomobile visits Acorn

Come and see THK Linear Motion products on display and take a tour of Acorn central distribution centre

CASE STUDY: THK Linear Rail fitted to a Yeti 303 RDH Mountain Bike

Less than half an hour from the Severn Bridge, Cwmcarn has some great Downhill and Cross Country trails providing a sure-fire way for serious mountain bike riders to get their fix.Roland Stack is one...

What to consider when selecting a ball screw

There are very many factors that influence ball screw selection. The following are a few key areas to consider.Axial force requiredAll ball screws require guidance and can only ‘see’ axial forces....

THK Linear Actuator TY Series

The TY Series of High Speed Linear Actuator from THK remains one of the finest products on the market. Designed to reach speeds up to 5 m/sec and accelerations up to 5Gs, the TY...

Who’s Who in Linear Motion Technology?

If you’re looking for a company to work on your linear motion requirements then check out these leading world renowned manufacturers who provide the most innovative linear motion solutions.

SKF introduce new separable high-capacity cylindrical roller bearing

SKF has introduced a separable high-capacity cylindrical roller bearing to support high-speed shafts in wind turbine gearboxes. By incorporating these bearings within gearboxes and turbine units, equipment...

THK advise no major issues after Earthquake

THK's production facilities in Japan show no major issues following the Tohoku-Pacific Earthquake, which occurred at 2:46 p.m. on March 11. Mark Foster, Branch Manager for THK UK contacted Acorn to advise...