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.
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.
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
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 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.
What You Should Know About Lubricating Plastic Threads
In this post, read about lubricating plastic threads, even with self-lubricating properties & why self-lubricating plastic nuts are still superior to metal.
Overview - drylin® Lead Screws
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drylin® - dryspin® Lead Screws - Tech Up Cost Down
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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.
4 considerations when choosing a lead screw
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dryspin® automotive brochure
Read our free brochure that details the various application examples, advantages, design, tests and FAQ's of our dryspin® lead screw technology for the automotive industry.
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
dryspin® lead screw technology
The ACME Lead Screw System
One of the most common lead screw geometries in North American manufacturing is the ACME lead screw system. The system has a
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
What Is Axial Play and How Can You Reduce It?
In this post, read about the lost movement, or backlash, that can occur with threaded nuts made from plastic and how you can reduce the backlash.
Introduction to igus DryLin SD Lead Screws at PACK EXPO
Matt Mowry from igus® explains the DryLin SD self-lubricating plastic lead screw nuts. This includes ACME, trapezoidal, and dryspin