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Rockford Ball Screw - Bearing Mounts and Supports

Bearing mounts provide the support of a screw's rotational axis and absorb radial and axial force components. (read more)

Rockford Ball Screw - Simple Angular Bearing Mounts (BM Bearing Mounts)

Simple Angular Bearing Mounts (BM Bearing Mounts)

The BM series bearing mounts are SIMPLE supports that utilize a set of Angular Contact ball bearings mounted back to back. These bearing mounts are designed to support radial and axial load components of force. Please consult Rockford Ball Screw’s engineering Tech Team for application assistance if required.

BM uses a... (read more)

Rockford Ball Screw - Simple Radial Bearing Mounts (BMR Bearing Mounts)

The BMR series bearing mounts are SIMPLE RADIAL supports utilizing shielded Radial ball bearings for supporting radial load components. These bearing mounts are NOT intended to support axial load components of force. Please consult Rockford Ball Screw’s engineering Tech Team for application assistance if required.

BMR uses a deep groove radial ball bearing. The BMR mount is... (read more)

Rockford Ball Screw - Fixed Angular Bearing Mounts (BMF Bearing Mounts)

The BMF series bearing mounts are FIXED RIGID supports that utilize a set of spaced Angular Contact ball bearings. These bearing mounts are designed to support both radial and axial load components of force. Please consult Rockford Ball Screw’s engineering Tech Team for application assistance if required.

BMF uses a set of spaced angular contact bearings.

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Rockford Ball Screw - Bearing Supports

Every screw assembly functionally requires a means of supporting the rotational axis of the screw and absorbing the radial and axial force components, e.g.

  • Bearing support utilizing rolling element bearings
  • Sleeve and rolling element bearing combination
  • Static screw mounted into a structure with a rotating nut

It is recommended that only axial... (read more)

Rockford Ball Screw - Freewheeling Ball Screws

Free-wheeling ball screws eliminate the need for limit switches and other types of stops. (read more)

Rockford Ball Screw - Ball Nuts

The best solution when zero backlash and repeatability must be maintained. (read more)

Rockford Ball Screw - Profile Linear Guide Rails

Accurate, stable, and smooth linear guidance under a wide range of speeds, loads, conditions and space requirements. (read more)

Rockford Ball Screw - Acme Nuts

Standard and custom ACME nuts in bronze and plastic. (read more)

Rockford Ball Screw - Linear Bearing Blocks

RBS' Linear Bearing Blocks are available with our without a flange and in standard or low profile height. All of the linear bearing blocks use a universal profile guide rail and both sides of the guide rail are ground as datum references. (read more)

Rockford Ball Screw - Standard and Custom Mounting Flanges for Ball Nuts

Flanges are available for all standard models and custom flanges can be made to specifications. (read more)

Rockford Ball Screw - R & RL Series Bearing Blocks

R & RL linear guide blocks offer universal mounting holes in standard and long length options. (read more)

Rockford Ball Screw - A & AL Series Bearing Blocks

A & AL linear guide blocks offer universal flange mounting holes that can be attached from the top or bottom in standard and long length operations. (read more)

Rockford Ball Screw - W & V Series Bearing Blocks

SW & SV linear guide blocks offer a low profile configuration with blind mounting holes in standard length options. (read more)

Rockford Ball Screw - ACME Ball Screws - Custom and Standard

Rockford Ball Screw's ACME ball screws are manufactured to provide an economical means for converting angular/rotational motion to linear/translational motion. (read more)

Rockford Ball Screw - Lubrication for Ball Screw and ACME Screw Products

Rockford Ball Screw provides recommended lube for ball screw and ACME screw products. RBS' multi-purpose grease has been specifically formulated with extreme pressure and anti-wear additives to reduce rolling element friction, wear, and provide noise dampening characteristics. (read more)

Rockford Ball Screw - Polymer Brush Wipers for Ball Screws

Polymer brush wipers are designed to keep large particulates from entering the ball nut. Wiper kits are available for all standard ball screw models. (read more)

Rockford Ball Screw - Safety Springs

The safety spring is a coiled spring in the inactive part of the ball nut that conforms to the ball screw thread. In the rare event that the balls are lost from the ball nut, the safety spring will support the load and prevent the nut from “free falling” down the screw. (read more)

Rockford Ball Screw - Linear Guide Rail Assemblies

Our linear guide rails are motion solutions that help the world transport, process, handle, convert and automate. (read more)

This service manual was prepared to insure proper installation and performance of the RBS ball screw assembly throughout the life of the ball screw. It is only meant as a convenient reference and not a complete guide of the topics within. (read more)

Rockford Ball Screw - Bridgeport Kits

Keep production moving with our easily-convertible preloaded ball screw kits for Bridgeport standard Series 1 mills and Knee Mill clones. (read more)

Rockford Ball Screw - Customized Ball Screw Technology

Our flagship product converts rotational motion to linear motion with minimum friction and is integral part of what keeps manufacturing, production and people on the move. We deliver personalized customer service and ON-TIME delivery every time. (read more)

Rockford Ball Screw - Ball Screw Technology Proudly Made in the USA

RBS ball screw assemblies are proudly made in the USA. (read more)

Rockford Ball Screw - RBS Product Brochure

Rockford Ball Screw provides linear motion solutions for numerous industries. Our solutions help move, automate and keep production efficient. Learn more in our product brochure. (read more)

Rockford Ball Screw - Custom Solutions for Linear Motion Challenges

Rockford Ball Screw is a leader in linear motion solutions and has one of highest levels of customer service in the industry. We are an industry leader in Ball Screws and Linear Guide Rails and offer an extensive product line-up with one of the largest inventories of ball screws and ACME screws in the industry. (read more)

News articles and press releases for Rockford Ball Screw:

10/15/2019

RBS will be attending the ASSEMBLY Show October 22-24. Find out more about our personalized customer service and linear motion solutions in booth 2238.

07/11/2019

RBS is pleased to announce the addition of Contour Motion as its sales and application support in California and Nevada.

06/27/2019

RBS hosted a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony and Open House to celebrate its 30,000 square foot expansion on June 27, 2019