Tagged: lead screw systems

grease free lead screw nuts

Lubricating Polymer Lead Screw Nuts

By igu-blog-adm (Edited by Kevin Wright and Shizu Yamaguchi) Customers often ask: “Can I use WD-40 or another lubricant to grease my polymer bearings?” Is external lubrication necessary or advantageous for igus® polymers? We...

lead screw supports

Lead Screw Supports

By Zoe Moser (Edited by Kevin Wright and Shizu Yamaguchi) Our lead screw support blocks are available in thread sizes of 6-24 mm with options for trapezoidal, dryspin high helix and metric threads (Acme...

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What is axial clearance?

By Zoe Moser What is axial clearance? What should we watch out for? And what possibilities does igus offer for reducing axial clearance? The question of clearance is often asked when dealing with lead...