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Self locking leadscrew system

Self locking leadscrew system-what is it???

Shery George | 5 January 2022

If you go into the problem of threads, you often encounter the word “self-locking”. But what does “self-locking” mean exactly in conjunction with lead screw technology? And what are the differences between high helix threads and trapezoidal threads? We have explained it briefly and simply. Self-locking means that lead screw nuts and lead screws cannot […]

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Axial clearance – what exactly is that?

Shery George | 5 January 2022

The question of clearance is often asked in the case of lead screw nuts made of polymer. This describes the lost motion, i.e. the “dead travel” on the lead screw, or in other words the gap between the thread flanks of the lead screw and the lead screw nut. The term clearance is often used […]

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Selection of stainless steel shaft for linear motion application

Shery George | 19 October 2021

If you are facing scoring mark issue in your existing stainless steel linear guide solution then you are reading a right article. People are using SS linear guide solution mostly in pharmaceutical, packaging & chemical industry where highly corrosive substances are coming in directly contact with system. Stainless steel corrosion resistance is a result of […]

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How to calculate efficiency of leadscrew??

Shery George | 19 October 2021

In general, efficiency indicates how high the effectiveness of a device is when conversion losses are taken into account. The efficiency describes the relation between the delivered power (effective output) and the supplied power or loss and expenditure. In the calculation, the efficiency is abbreviated with a small eta (η). The result of the efficiency […]

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Single and multi-start threads

Shery George | 9 September 2021

What does “thread” actually mean in relation to a lead screw? And what is the difference between single and multi-start threads? Lead screws are machine elements that convert a rotary movement into a translatory one. Lead screws consist of a cylindrical round rod on which a simple transmission thread is attached. The transmission threads can […]

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Greater efficiency in production with igus lightweight iglidur polymer linear bearings

Shery George | 9 September 2021

New, cost-effective drylin linear bearing ensures fast, lubrication-free movements igus, a motion plastics specialist, showcases what plastics can do with its first drylin W linear bearing made entirely of tribo-polymers. The linear bearing has been developed specifically for linear movements. At just ten grammes, it is quick to install, vibration-dampening, lubrication-free and ideal for transportable […]

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Polymer lead screw nuts and the influence of temperature

Vishaka Upreti | 8 June 2021

Lead screw drives are used in machines in a wide variety of industries. The demands on the lead screw drives therefore differ: high and low speeds and loads as well as wide temperature ranges or a continuous temperature of around 200°C. Even in these situations, lead screw nuts and lead screws have to work reliably. […]

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Reduce costs in vending machine construction with reliable components

Vishaka Upreti | 8 June 2021

Whether the snack dispenser in an office, the reverse vending machine in a shop or an ATM on the street, they all have to perform their service without interruption, if possible 24/7. This alone is a great challenge for a vending machine manufacturer, as customers do not wait and, at the latest when they spend […]

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igus Lead screw in India

Lead screws: dryspin vs trapezoidal, which is better?

Vishaka Upreti | 10 May 2021

Lead screws have been known for a long time under the term “trapezoidal”, but this term limits the range. There are lots of variations of lead screw: acme thread, square threads, high helix to name a few. But how do you know which one is better than the others?   What is a trapezoidal lead screw? […]

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Can any manufactured product be classed as eco-friendly or are some simply sustainable?

Vishaka Upreti | 10 May 2021

The definition of eco-friendly is “not environmentally harmful”. This term can be quite misleading when referring to products. There appears to be a collective of terms under the “eco-friendly” umbrella that can be misconstrued when defining the environmental impact of products; green, sustainable and environmentally friendly to name a few. In adverts and in the […]

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