When should you choose a ball screw driven or a timing belt driven linear unit?

A ball screw driven and a timing belt driven linear unit have different advantages and strengths. Which one you should choose depends on your application's requirements: speed, accuracy, tolerances etc. Rollco's...


Advantages and disadvantages of using ready-made linear units

When designing a linear motion application, you can either choose to build the unit yourself using separate components or choose a complete unit ready for installation. There are advantages and disadvantages to both,...


Ball screw or timing belt, when should you use what?

The choice between ball screw and timing belt is determined by which properties are most important for your linear drive. Do you need to prioritize accuracy or speed? Do you have limited space? Is it important that the...