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Finding the Best Acme Lead Screw Source


If your company needs parts for linear motion applications, finding the best acme lead screw source can make a big difference in your operation. In fact, not all suppliers are the same, and some companies cannot take care of all your needs and serve you in the most cost-effective manner. Here are some important things to look for when you need lead screws and lead screw components.

Acme Vs Trapezoidal Lead Screw Applications


Many kinds of automated and manual equipment today require a lead screw mechanism to convert rotating motion into linear motion. A typical screw mechanism has a threaded shaft, nut, and bearing blocks or supports. However, the type of threads used on these screws has a lot to do with the kind of application you have and your specific needs. For example, some applications call for metric trapezoidal lead screw threads while others use acme threads. Let's explore the difference between these two selections to help you make the best decisions for your company.

The Comptrol Precision CNC Machining Advantage

At Comptrol, we have been providing services, parts, and components to our customers for over a half a century. This experience and expertise in working with Original Equipment Manufacturers in a range of different industries allows us to offer some advantages over other shops that also offer precision CNC machining.

Connecting Rod Balancing - There is a Better Way


When the major components of an engine are in balance, there are fewer vibrations and better performance. This is especially true with racing engines and motors that run at high speeds all day long. An important part of the balancing process includes the rods that connect pistons to crankshafts. Let's look at how connecting rod balancing is performed in the shop manually, and the many benefits that the Rodcell Scale and Balancing System from Comptrol has to offer.

Which Ball Screw Support Option is Best?


For many linear motion applications, you can use lead screws with acme threads. However, in some cases, ball screws are the best option. If you choose ball screws it is important to have the right kind of ball screw support system and here are some of the choices.


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