Completely Customize Your Lead Screw Design with Helix Linear Technologies by Christopher Nook
Date: Nov 16 2021

Completely Customize Your Lead Screw Design with Helix Linear Technologies

Helix Linear Technologies designs and manufactures custom lead screws and Acme screws in a variety of materials, including stainless steel, alloy, titanium, and aluminum.

by Dave Arguin
Date: Oct 12 2021

3D Printing in Space Driven by Lead Screws from Helix Linear Technologies

Lead screws from Helix Linear Technologies are widely used in additive manufacturing applications (commonly known as 3D printing) what's not so common -- the location of one of those recent projects. Our precision lead screws are now driving results 250 miles above the Earth inside NASA's Refabricator project.

3 Ways Lead Screws are Used in Medical Imaging Applications by Christopher Nook
Date: Apr 30 2021

3 Ways Lead Screws are Used in Medical Imaging Applications

Lead screws are used in multiple types of medical imaging applications. Find out how they are used and what type of lead screw works in each type of imaging machine here.

by Dave Arguin
Date: Apr 15 2021

Lead Screws vs. Ball Screws: Which Will Work Best for Your Application?

Reviewing the characteristics of lead screws vs. ball screws can help you select the right screw-driven system for your linear motion application.

Selection of Anti-Backlash Nuts in Linear Motion Systems by Christopher Nook
Date: Feb 23 2021

Selection of Anti-Backlash Nuts in Linear Motion Systems

There are many styles of anti-backlash nuts. Selecting the right nut style for your project depends on various factors, including; payload, accuracy, repeatability requirements, budget, space constraints, and available torque.

Miniature Lead Screws and Custom Nuts by Christopher Nook
Date: Jan 28 2021

Miniature Lead Screws and Custom Nuts

Helix Linear Technologies produces a full line of precision miniature lead screws for applications that demand micron-level positioning in incredibly small envelopes. These miniature designs enable our clients to build highly repeatable actuation systems.

To Coat or Not to Coat (Your Lead Screw)- H10X PTFE ™ Coating from Helix Linear Technologies by Christopher Nook
Date: Jan 20 2021

To Coat or Not to Coat (Your Lead Screw)- H10X PTFE ™ Coating from Helix Linear Technologies

Helix PTFE H10X Lead Screw Coating is a fluoropolymer-based coating combined with specially formulated resins to provide a tough, durable film for dry lubrication.

Aluminum Lead Screws for Lightweight and Non-Magnetic Applications by Christopher Nook
Date: Jan 08 2021

Aluminum Lead Screws for Lightweight and Non-Magnetic Applications

Aluminum lead screws are an ideal solution in the medical, aerospace and transportation industry in lightweight or non-magnetic applications.

Lead Screw Accuracy for Liquid Dispensing and Fluid Management Applications by Christopher Nook
Date: Jan 07 2021

Lead Screw Accuracy for Liquid Dispensing and Fluid Management Applications

Helix Linear Technologies designs lead screws, custom machined and molded nuts and linear actuators to suit specific application loads, life, accuracy, and other performance requirements for use in medical fluid management.