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drive (one) batty

To annoy or frustrate one to the point of exasperation. A week on vacation with my relatives is enough to drive me batty. That loud beeping noise is driving me batty!
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drive someone batty

 and drive someone bonkers; drive someone nuts
Fig. to annoy or irritate someone. You are certainly annoying! You're going to drive me batty. This cold is driving me bonkers. These tax forms are driving me nuts.
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Amacoil-Uhing Model RS drive nuts provide smooth backlash-free linear motion in machine design.
RS linear drive nuts offer axial thrust from 22 to 449 pounds.
ASSORTED ADJUSTABLE WRENCHES--often called Crescent wrenches, these tools are adjustable to fit and drive nuts and bolts with hexagonal or square heads.
Most manufacturers of lead screws and drive nuts will have charts available to guide you through this selection process.
When power is applied, the motor-through the timing belt drive, gear drive, or coupling-rotates the lead screw, causing the drive nut to translate and extend or retract the thrust tube.
If the application is simple and environmental and safety issues are not of extreme importance, the use of a simple lead screw, drive nut, and motor may be all that is required.