ACME Lead Screws

What are ACME Lead Screws?

ACME Thread Lead Screws (sometimes called ACME Rod) are designed to provide a solution for linear actuation which can be operated at very high precision. A Lead Screw is rotated, driving a Lead Screw Nut along its length in highly precise increments. ACME Lead Screws are manufactured to industry standards and can be coupled with any ACME Nut with a thread profile of 29º. An added bonus of the ACME Lead Screw range is that it can be complemented by a full standard range of ACME Anti-Backlash Lead Screw Nuts.

Self Lubricating TFE Coating

ACME Lead Screws can also be provided with a patented TFE (Tetrafluoroethylene) coating, which reduces friction and improves operating efficiency within a Lead Screw assembly. For more information, visit our TFE Coated ACME Lead Screw range.

ACME Thread Form

An ACME thread is a widely used Lead Screw configuration which features a trapezoidal-shaped thread with a thread angle of 29°. Using the pre-determined ACME thread form allows our design engineers to work closely with the customers’ existing ACME lead screw applications, ensuring cross-compatibility, whilst also offering our unique products and modifications. Custom modifications include attributes such as standard end modifications for improved connectivity within the customer’s application.

Lead Screws are also available with a 30° trapezoidal thread type, and can be found within AccuGroup's Trapezoidal Lead Screws range.

Bespoke ACME Lead Screws Manufacture

High precision, bespoke manufacture of ACME Lead Screws to customer specification. State of the art facilities specialising in both small batch prototyping and large scale manufacture.

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