Engineering Characteristics of a Precision Acme Screw by Christopher Nook
Date: Aug 06 2014

Engineering Characteristics of a Precision Acme Screw

Have a mechanical design in the works? It’s likely that you’ll need to consider some type of linear motion control solution for your product. While there are a variety of screws that are available for a mechanical design, an Acme screw has characteristics that separate it from competing hardware, such as roller and ball screws.

How to Evaluate Acme Screw Assembly Loads by Christopher Nook
Date: Apr 10 2013

How to Evaluate Acme Screw Assembly Loads

Configuring an acme screw assembly that will not only perform but endure the demands of a linear motion application, requires a thorough understanding of the load requirements. Evaluating your loading conditions extends beyond the load that you want to move and the distance that you want to move it - it includes the effects of your application on the screw assembly itself.