Beaver Aerospace & Defense performs Acceptance Testing on all its ball screws to ensure the overall quality of the product. All ball screws are checked for smooth running, backlash (sideplay), and dimensionally checked to the print to ensure that they meet all customer requirements.
Additional ball screw acceptance testing or qualification testing is performed based on each individual application and the customer’s needs. Additional tests that can be performed are:
Below is an example of a ball screw endurance test that is being run under a varying load within our Thermotron temperature chamber. The ball screw is tested at incremental temperatures ranging from -67° F to +248° F.