Lead screws

Lead screws – terms and definitions

Zoe Moser | 16. October 2020

The most important terms and designations concerning lead screws. How do I actually recognise the core diameter? And what exactly is the pitch diameter? We have summarised the basic terms and designations on the subject of lead screws simply and clearly


The patented igus dryspin® lead screw technology for the automotive industry – fast and lubrication-free operation

Marco Thull | 17. April 2020

The degree of automation in the exterior and interior of the car and the associated quality requirements are constantly growing. At the same time, actuators are becoming ever smaller and the driven components must be designed more efficiently. To drive moving parts or assemblies efficiently and without additional lubrication, more and more customers in the […]