January 25, 2023

Ball Screw vs Lead Screw: Everything You Need to Know

Rockford Ball Screw products provide our customers the ability to lift, position, hold and support loads in a variety of industrial applications. We support Marine applications by supplying robust standard ball screws and free wheeling units with short lead times and competitive pricing.
January 20, 2023

Ball Screw Repair & Service

Timely and effective ball screw repairs are critical to ensuring your equipment lasts its full lifespan. Rockford Ball Screw has the specialized expertise necessary to provide quick ball screw repairs so that your operations run as smoothly as possible.
June 6, 2022

HYDRAULIC VS. ELECTRO-MECHANICAL

Rockford Ball Screw products provide our customers the ability to lift, position, hold and support loads in a variety of industrial applications. We support Marine applications by supplying robust standard ball screws and free wheeling units with short lead times and competitive pricing.
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.