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Overcome Limitations of Traditional Linear Motion Technologies


Nexen’s Roller Pinion System is a new, patented linear drive concept that combines the best attributes of existing technologies while eliminating most of their shortcomings.

Like belt-drives and ballscrews, the Roller Pinion System converts rotary motion into linear motion. The system advances the traditional rack-and-pinion concept by replacing the spur gear teeth with bearing-supported rollers that engage a unique tooth profile in the rack. Instead of the sliding friction of traditional rack and pinion systems, the rollers provide smooth rolling friction that converts rotary motion to linear motion with 99 percent efficiency.

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