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Rockford Ball Screw

Rockford Ball Screw is an industry leader in Ball Screws and Linear Guide Rails – serving customers from a state-of-the-art facility and providing personalized customer service every step of the way. In addition to custom-designed solutions, RBS offers an extensive product line-up with one of the largest inventories of ball screws and ACME screws in the industry.

It's Your Move


At RBS, our ball screw technology is an integral part of what keeps manufacturing, production and people on the move with one of the largest inventories of ball screws, acme screws and accessories.

RBS also provides a full line of free-wheeling ball screw assemblies, preloaded ball nuts, ACME screws, bearing mounts, and accessories – all manufactured to close tolerances to perform in the most demanding applications.


RBS linear guide solutions are found in countless industrial and consumer product applications – to transport, process, position and automate with precision under a wide range of speeds, loads and space requirements.

RBS offers both standard and low-profile bearing blocks with a variety of standard features. Combined with precision rail, our linear guides can help solve endless engineering challenges.

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March 12, 2021

Avoid ball screw failure through proper application design and preventive maintenance

Ball screws are used in a wide array of linear motion applications across multiple industries. They are one of the most economical ways of converting rotary motion into precision linear motion and can move heavy loads at fast speeds with outstanding accuracy. While these devices provide numerous hours of smooth, trouble-free operation, they must be properly specified, installed and regularly maintained to avoid system downtime and premature failure.
March 12, 2021

How to specify, install and maintain linear guide rail systems for factory automation

In automation cells, precise, repeatable and long-lasting linear motion is critical. The Rockford Linear Motion (RLM) product line from Rockford Ball Screw (RBS) offers linear guide rail systems that are manufactured to extremely tight tolerances.
December 7, 2020

Ball Bearing Dispensing System Project with NIU

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