ACME Lead Screws vs. Ball Screws: How Do They Differ?

In today’s automated environment, the demand for effective linear motion control systems like lead screws is extremely high. Most lead screws initiate motion by turning either the nut or the screw. Acme lead screws and ball screws are two of the most effective lead screws used today. What makes them different? How do they add

Positioning System Guide to Choosing the Correct Linear Actuator in 12 Steps –Part III

  Multiple Centre of Gravity Positions The center of gravity of the load that is moved keeps changing as it moves across the axes. For every position, the center of gravity with respect to the datum (home) point on the different axes needs to be calculated. As the load/ object travels across the system in