Lead Screws and Nuts

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

  • 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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  • Automotive solutions with dryspin® lead screw technology1:43

    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

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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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  • The ACME Lead Screw System

    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

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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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  • 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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  • drylin lead screw & nut 2021 catalog

    drylin lead screw & nut 2021 catalog

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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • drylin® dryspin - e7 lead screw nut material1:56

    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

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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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  • 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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  • How to use the drylin® HTS Lead Screw Actuator Configurator22:25

    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.

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  • drylin® - Learn to calculate the lifetime of dryspin® leadscrew systems17:19

    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

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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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  • Walk-through - drylin® online lead screw product finder4:19

    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

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  • Walk-through - How to design custom lead screws in 20 minutes or less7:41

    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

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  • How to assemble a zero or anti-backlash nut2:32

    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

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  • News from the dryspin test lab

    News from the dryspin test lab

    How do dryspin lead screw systems stack up against the competition?

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