Lead Screws and Nuts
Content relating to drylin® self-lubricating lead screws and nuts
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
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.
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.
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
Request your free dryspin® sample here: https://www.igus.com/info/dryspin-card-sample Or visit our dryspin® webpage to try out our lead screw configurator: https://www.igus.com/info/lead-screw-systems
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?
New igus® drylin lead screw nut material from HMI 2018
Higher reductions in noise and vibration are now achievable through the use of the igus E7 lead screw nut material. This is especially helpful in vertical applications. The new lead screw nut material
Selecting the Right Position Indicator
Linear guides/lead screw tables can be assembled with supplementary accessories. In addition to hand wheels and clamps, analog position indicators are also available. A position indicator is used to d
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
How can you convert rotary to linear motion?
Find out why lead screws are the ideal solution for converting rotary motion to linear motion.
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Introduction to igus DryLin lead screw technology MD&M West
Matt Floyd from igus explains the benefits of DryLin oil and maintenance free lead screws at MD&M West.
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Introduction to igus DryLin product line at PACK EXPO
Matt Mowry from igus walks through the DryLin lead screw technology at PACK EXPO.