Electric Cylinders - What They Are, and Why You Should Be Using Them by Christopher Nook
Date: Mar 05 2021

Electric Cylinders - What They Are, and Why You Should Be Using Them

Electric Cylinders (or electro-mechanical cylinders) are captive linear actuators designed as a modular system. Due to lower maintenance costs, enhanced motion control, and a long list of additional benefits, electric cylinders are rapidly replacing pneumatic cylinders in multiple industries.

Meet Helix Linear Technologies Team Member Dorothy (Dottie) Bewley by Christopher Nook
Date: Feb 26 2021

Meet Helix Linear Technologies Team Member Dorothy (Dottie) Bewley

Meet Dorothy (Dottie) Bewley. Dottie is our inside sales maven at Helix Linear Technologies. For the past three and a half years, she has been processing quotes and orders while juggling customer questions and keeping the department running smoothly. Dottie works hand-in-hand with our sales team to ensure each customer stays informed and their sales order is entered and moved into the production pipeline.

Selection of Anti-Backlash Nuts in Linear Motion Systems by Christopher Nook
Date: Feb 23 2021

Selection of Anti-Backlash Nuts in Linear Motion Systems

All lead screws need clearance between the screw and the nut to operate. Backlash is the relative axial movement between the nut and the screw without rotation of either one. Backlash can increase with wear and can be detrimental to your application. If your lead screw system has no way to compensate for backlash, you will experience inaccurate positioning.

Meet Helix Linear Technologies Team Member Matt Waddle by Christopher Nook
Date: Feb 19 2021

Meet Helix Linear Technologies Team Member Matt Waddle

Matt Waddle is an enthusiastic problem-solver who has dedicated three years to Helix Linear Technologies.

Meet Helix Linear Technologies Team Member Jerry Novak by Christopher Nook
Date: Feb 12 2021

Meet Helix Linear Technologies Team Member Jerry Novak

Say hello to Helix Linear Technologies team member Jerry Novak. As our purchasing manager for the past four years, Jerry has been in charge of reducing the cost of procured items necessary to manufacture quality linear motion products.

XY and XYZ Linear Stages for Multi-Directional Motion by Christopher Nook
Date: Feb 11 2021

XY and XYZ Linear Stages for Multi-Directional Motion

Linear motion positioning applications can often be addressed with a single-axis linear stage consisting of a moving rail, a fixed base, a carrier plate, and a linear actuator. However, a sizable number of applications require linear motion on multiple axes.

Meet Helix Linear Technologies Team Member Allen Boyd Sr. by Christopher Nook
Date: Feb 05 2021

Meet Helix Linear Technologies Team Member Allen Boyd Sr.

Meet Allen Boyd Sr., a vital part of our manufacturing department. Allen has only been part of the Helix Linear Technologies team for the past year, but he brings years of machine shop experience and knowledge to our manufacturing team.

Career Opportunities at Helix Linear Technologies by Christopher Nook
Date: Feb 03 2021

Career Opportunities at Helix Linear Technologies

Are you looking for a career change? Join the Helix Linear Technologies Team.

Meet Helix Linear Technologies Team Member Clint Bewley by Christopher Nook
Date: Jan 29 2021

Meet Helix Linear Technologies Team Member Clint Bewley

Clint Bewley is a Thread Rolling Operator who has been with the company for a year and a half along with his wife, Dottie, who works in sales.

Miniature Lead Screws and Custom Nuts by Christopher Nook
Date: Jan 28 2021

Miniature Lead Screws and Custom Nuts

Helix Linear Technologies produces a full line of precision miniature lead screws for applications that demand micron-level positioning in incredibly small envelopes. These miniature designs enable our clients to build highly repeatable actuation systems.