Lead Screws and Nuts

Content relating to drylin® self-lubricating lead screws and nuts

  • Automotive Industry Brochure

    Automotive Industry Brochure

    Browse various parts and their applications such as bearings, linear bearings and slides, lead screw assemblies, cable carriers and more for the automotive industry.

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  • Are lubricants really needed for format adjustments in packaging machines?

    Are lubricants really needed for format adjustments in packaging machines?

    This blog covers the advantages of using self-lubricating plastic lead screw nuts over traditional metal lead screw nuts

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  • Reduce Weight & Eliminate Grease in Automotive Applications with dryspin® lead screws Webinar30:29

    Reduce Weight & Eliminate Grease in Automotive Applications with dryspin® lead screws Webinar

    Visit our dryspin® automotive page here: https://www.igus.com/info/dryspin-automotive In this 30-minute long webinar, learn about the variety of automotive applications for our lead screws and plast

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  • Brief Overview - dryspin® Optimized Lead Screws for the Packaging Industry2:20

    Brief Overview - dryspin® Optimized Lead Screws for the Packaging Industry

    Check out this blog post to learn more about bronze lead screw nut replacement: https://toolbox.igus.com/motion-plastics-blog/lead-screws-and-polymer-nuts-for-the-packaging-industry-convert-rotary-mo

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  • Lead Screws and Polymer Nuts for the Packaging Industry: Convert Rotary Motion into Maintenance-free Linear Motion

    Lead Screws and Polymer Nuts for the Packaging Industry: Convert Rotary Motion into Maintenance-free Linear Motion

    Leads screws with metal nuts may have been your go-to solution in the past, but opting for high-performance polymers in the future could increase the service life of your application. Learn more here.

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  • How to Make a Linear Actuator Move Faster

    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.

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  • How can I recognize the thread direction of my lead screw?

    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.

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  • Selecting the Right Position Indicator

    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

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  • Belt-Driven Actuators vs. Lead Screw Systems

    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

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  • Ball Screw vs. Lead Screw: How To Choose The Right One

    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.

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  • How to Make a Lead Screw

    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.

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  • What You Should Know About Lubricating Plastic Threads

    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.

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  • Overview - drylin® Lead Screws1:45

    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

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  • drylin® - dryspin® Lead Screws - Tech Up Cost Down1:22

    drylin® - dryspin® Lead Screws - Tech Up Cost Down

    Learn more about dryspin® lead screws and nuts here: https://www.igus.com/info/lead-screw-systems Or schedule a virtual visit with Nick Isabella here: https://www.igus.com/info/virtual-visit Join dry

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  • 4 Considerations When Choosing a Lead Screw

    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.

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  • 4 considerations when choosing a lead screw3:35

    4 considerations when choosing a lead screw

    Learn more about dryspin® here: https://www.igus.com/info/lead-screw-systems Or try out our lead screw product finder and lead screw configurator tools here to calculate service life, quickly build l

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  • dryspin® automotive brochure

    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.

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  • dryspin® - What makes an igus® lead screw efficient2:00

    dryspin® - What makes an igus® lead screw efficient

    Learn more about dryspin® here: https://www.igus.com/info/lead-screw-systems Contact igus® here with any questions: https://www.igus.com/info/drylin-contact What makes a dryspin® high helix lead sc

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    Dryspin Sleeve

    Learn more about dryspin: http://www.igus.com/wpck/18139/dryspinCard

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  • drylin® dryspin - j200 lead screw nut material1:49

    drylin® dryspin - j200 lead screw nut material

    Learn more about dryspin® lead screws and nuts here: https://www.igus.com/info/lead-screw-systems Or contact an igus® expert here with any questions: https://www.igus.com/info/drylin-contact Join dr

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