Lead Screws and Nuts
Content relating to drylin® self-lubricating lead screws and nuts
How to Make a Linear Actuator Move Faster
For screw-driven linear actuators, change the lead screw’s pitch to increase speed. For example, instead of using a standard 10×2 pitch, increase it to 10×5, 10×10 or even 10×50.
Automotive solutions with dryspin® lead screw technology
Learn more about dryspin® parts used in the automotive industry here: https://www.igus.com/info/dryspin-automotive Contact igus® here: https://www.igus.com/info/drylin-contact Looking for a lead scr
How can I recognize the thread direction of my lead screw?
The thread cutting direction right or left can be easily determined with a visual inspection. In this blog post, learn how you can tell difference.
The ACME Lead Screw System
One of the most common lead screw geometries in North American manufacturing is the ACME lead screw system. Designed with a trapezoidal shape, a flank angle of 29 degrees and a higher pitch than faste
4 Considerations When Choosing a Lead Screw
Discover the four main data points every engineer should consider when looking to properly utilize lead screws and polymer nuts in their applications.
Ball Screw vs. Lead Screw: How To Choose The Right One
In this post, Matt Mowry, drylin Product Manager, discusses the difference between ball screws and lead screws and when to use each for your application.
drylin lead screw & nut 2021 catalog
How to Make a Lead Screw
Read about how lead screws are made, and the differences between the two manufacturing processes used: thread rolling and thread whirling.
dryspin® - What makes an igus® lead screw efficient
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drylin® dryspin - j200 lead screw nut material
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drylin® dryspin - e7 lead screw nut material
Learn more about dryspin® here: https://www.igus.com/info/lead-screw-systems Contact Nick Isabella here: https://www.igus.com/info/drylin-contact iglide® e7 is a special plastic lead screw nut mate
4 considerations when choosing a lead screw
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drylin® - dryspin® Lead Screws - Tech Up Cost Down
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How to use the drylin® HTS Lead Screw Actuator Configurator
Access the drylin® HTS lead screw-driven actuator configurator here: https://www.igus.com/drylinHTSConfigurator And you can learn more about the advantages our linear actuators here: https://www.igus.
drylin® - Learn to calculate the lifetime of dryspin® leadscrew systems
Try out our lead screw product finder here: https://drylin-leadscrew-drives-expert.igus.tools/requirements Need a leadscrew but don’t know where to start? igus® has a tool for that! Our online product
Overview - drylin® Lead Screws
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Walk-through - drylin® online lead screw product finder
Try out our lead screw product finder: https://drylin-leadscrew-drives-expert.igus.tools/requirements Or check out our lead screw configurator if you’ve already specced one into your application: http
Walk-through - How to design custom lead screws in 20 minutes or less
Access the drylin® lead screw configurator here: https://drylin-leadscrew-configurator.igus.tools/requirements?l=en&c=US Sourcing custom lead screws doesn’t have to be a time consuming and frustrating
How to assemble a zero or anti-backlash nut
In this video igus® drylin® product Specialist, Nick Isabella, demonstrates how to install a zero backlash nut on a lead screw. Zero backlash or anti-backlash assemblies employ two nuts, which are for
News from the dryspin test lab
How do dryspin lead screw systems stack up against the competition?