Lead Screws and Nuts
Content relating to drylin® self-lubricating lead screws and nuts
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.
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
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
Brief Overview - dryspin® Optimized Lead Screws for the Packaging Industry
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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.
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.
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
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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