Nook Industries Publishes Linear Motion Design Guide

Cleveland, OH - February 1, 2003

New, Expanded Catalog Makes Component Selection Easier Than Ever

Nook Industries, a leading manufacturer of linear motion control systems and components, today announced the availability of its "Linear Motion Design Guide," a 384-page catalog for selecting, sizing, and ordering Nook systems and components.

"We want to help our customers find the right linear motion system or component to meet their specific challenges," says Ron Domeck, president of Nook Industries. "We've structured our new catalog to be more friendly and easy to use and have also made it available electronically for download in PDF format from our web site ( We're doing whatever we can to make it easier to do business with us."

The new "Linear Motion Design Guide" features expanded technical design selection and product specifications that are organized to make the guide useful to engineers of varying skill levels. The catalog is organized into seven linear motion sections, including:

  • PowerAc™ Acme Screw Assemblies - PowerTrac™ Ball Screw Assemblies
  • PowerTorq™ Ball Spline Assemblies
  • End Machining & EZZE-MOUNT™ End Bearing Supports
  • PowerTrax™ Linear Components & EXCEL™ Self-Aligning Linear Bearings
  • ActionJac™ Worm Gear Screw Jacks
  • ActionJac Electric Cylinders

Fully configurable 2D and 3D models of Nook products in all major CAD formats, including AutoCAD®, SolidWorks®, CATIA® and Pro/E®, are available for download at

Corporate Profile:

Nook Industries is a leading manufacturer of linear motion systems that are used globally in a wide range of applications demanding controlled motion. Founded in 1969 and headquartered in Cleveland, Ohio, Nook Industries is an ISO 9001-2000 Registered Company that is committed to quality, emphasizing continuous improvement, defect prevention, and the use of statistical methods and consistent training to ensure the quality of its products. Nook products are used by companies serving a wide range of industries including: military/defense, aerospace, communications, electronics, semiconductor, medical/diagnostic, automotive, transportation/tire, metal processing, chemical, food/beverage, forestry, packaging, paper, factory automation, tooling/fixturing, converting and instrumentation/analysis. For additional information, visit the Nook web site at or call 1-800-321-7800.

©2003 Nook Industries

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Editorial Contact:

Agency Contact: Rachel Kerstetter 216.242.0415