Haydon Kerk Micro Series Lead Screws for Insulin Pumps

Thursday, April 23, 2015

CONTACT: Marcia Colucci
203-756-7441 ext. 255

Haydon Kerk™ Motion Solutions Supports Insulin Pump Market With Micro Series Lead Screws

WATERBURY, CT - Haydon Kerk Motion Solutions, a recognized leader in linear and rotary motion solutions, is proud to offer its line of micro screws (2mm diameter screws) with customized lead screw nut materials for specialized medical applications.

Haydon Kerk has many years of experience working with companies in developing insulin and drug delivery pumps. Now, by utilizing Haydon Kerk’s custom thread rolling, in-house plastic injection molding, and tooling departments, a customized a solution can be developed to meet the challenges involved with engineering the next generation of insulin patch pumps and other personal drug delivery systems.

Utilizing a Kerkite® engineered polymers or customer specified materials (including PEEK), Haydon Kerk can help design and manufacture a lead screw nut that delivers smooth, efficient rotary to linear motion conversion. With the use of Kerkote® TFE coating, Haydon Kerk can effectively reduce the amount of torque required to actuate the plunger. This can lead to longer battery life and a possible reduction in motor size.

More information on Micro series lead screws can be found on at the Haydon Kerk website. Prototype kits also are available for the Micro series at its 24-hour Express Website. If the lead screw required is not listed, Haydon Kerk can develop a specific lead screw that meets specific application requirements. For more information or help developing a small drug-delivery device, users should contact Haydon Kerk directly at 1-603-465-7227.

For more general information about Haydon Kerk products, contact: Haydon Kerk Motion Solutions, 1500 Meriden Road, Waterbury, CT 06705 Toll free: 800-243-2715 CT & International: 203-756-7441 Fax: 203-756-8724 E-mail: info.haydonkerk@ametek.com or visit the website www.haydonkerk.com

About Haydon Kerk Motion Solutions, Inc.
Haydon Kerk Motion Solutions is a business unit of AMETEK, Inc., a leading global manufacturer of electronic instruments and electromechanical devices with annual sales of $4.0 billion.

Haydon Kerk Motion Solutions is the joining of two world-class brands in the field of linear motion: Haydon Switch and Instrument, Inc. and Kerk Motion Products, Inc. Together as Haydon Kerk Motion Solutions, the businesses offer a wide range of high-performance and precision linear motion products.

Recognized as a leading manufacturer of stepper motor based linear actuators, rotary motors, lead screw assemblies, and linear rail and guide systems used in niche market applications, Haydon Kerk Motion Solutions has developed industry-renowned brands built upon its technical innovation, versatility, customization, product durability, and dedicated customer service.