UAV Ball Screws for Critical Flight Systems

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UAV Ball Screw
UAV Ball Screw

Emcor Incorporated has delivered multiple orders of ball screws utilized on unmanned aerial vehicles, or UAVs, to primary suppliers of these important aircraft. These ball screws are processed in larger batch quantities made possible by the flexibility of Emcor manufacturing systems and processes, thus achieving the critical price point desired by the customer. Delivery schedules are very critical for the customer so parts are processed in multiple channels to ensure the dock dates are achieved.

UAV ball screws manufactured by Emcor Inc. are an essential part of many critical flight systems.

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UAV Ball Screws for Critical Flight Systems Highlights

Product Description
Ball screw for critical flight systems.
Processes
Each ball screw was manufactured from stainless alloys and required rapid precision grinding and tight tolerance on the return system to meet running characteristics required by the customer.
Tolerances
Ball thread grind tolerance of +/-.0001
Materials
Stainless steel for ball screw, nut, and return system.
Materials heat treated to meet design and customer performance targets.
Testing
Axial lash measured under controlled loads to ensure specifications are met using dedicated test stand.
Assembly
Batch assembly is completed quickly and accurately using staging of parts and matching of components to reduce the time required for ball loading.
Engineering Assistance
Ball screw load and life calculations
Return system design
Testing

Additional Information

Industry
Defense/Aerospace
Diameter and length
10mm O.D. x O.A.L.
Pitch
3mm

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