Belt-Driven Actuators vs. Lead Screw Systems

Pre-assembled linear slide tables from igus® are designed to save engineering time and resources. They are also flexible enough to meet the demands of a wide range of applications. The two most common types of actuators from igus® are lead screw driven actuators and belt-driven actuators. In this tech talk, discover the important differences between the two, which are critical to understand before deciding which to use in a given application.