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Linear Motion 101 – Learn From the Pros

Just a click away are over 20 linear motion videos.  Want to learn the basics of a ball screw jack?  Perhaps, you need to load a standard ball nut?

Check us out :  Nook Industries!!


Making Motion Happen


Linear Actuators

Danielle Collins, of Design World, pens a great article about buying vs manufacturing your own linear actuator.

“Do we have the structure and resources (staff and inventory) to support end users if troubleshooting and repairs are needed?
How easy is it for the user to perform basic maintenance?”  

Click below for the entire article.

Linear actuators: the make vs. buy decision  With the range of linear actuators on the market, it’s becoming easier for machine builders and end users to find a standard or “customized standard”

Linear Motion and Packaging

Increase in customer demand within the packaging industry continues to power the need for the most reliable linear motion products to be integrated into packaging applications. Tailored to solve the toughest packaging challenges, Nook’s products are found in a variety of different packaging applications from filling and measuring to wrapping and labeling. We offer the packaging industry a variety of systems’ solutions, which incorporate our core products, such as Modular Linear, Worm Gear Ball Screw Jacks and Linear Slide Systems.

Packaging applications integrating Nook technology include:

  • Labeling machines
  • Palletizing and loading
  • Wrapping applications
  • Filling and measuring machines
  • Vacuum packaging equipment
  • Case packers
  • Multi-packing in-feed

On display at the upcoming Pack Expo trade show, will be Nook’s pick and place, tri-bot,  and other solutions to your packaging applications.  Click here for your admission to Pack Expo, and visit Nook Industries at Booth E-7305 for your linear motion solutions.

With the use of our customized linear motion products, our packaging customers are able to increase and reach maximum productivity and product throughput.  Contact Nook Industries, to see how we Make Motion Work for you!



Protect Your Actuator – Try a Boot

Dirty environments can be detrimental to the function of your application.   Bellow boots are great product for protecting your actuators from potential contamination.  Additionally, boots support the longevity of your jack, by helping to retain lubrication within the actuator. With different end configurations available, as seen below, boots can modified to your needs.

bellows boots

Nook Industries can support your bellow boots needs.   Click here for more information.