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What is the difference between lead screws and ACME screws?

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What is the difference between lead screws and ACME screws?

In the field of linear motion technology,lead screws are popular choices for engineers in the medical,food,and aerospace industries due to their flexible design and affordable price.However,it is common for people to confuse lead screws with ACME screws,so what are the differences between the two?  



Lead screw

Lead screws are a type of threaded power screw that utilizes sliding surfaces to transmit a load.  


The video shows the ALM Screw Factory,as the leading lead screw manufacturer in China,we produce a full range of leadscrew diameters from 1.78mm to 80mm, leadscrew and nut are produced according to customer demand.



ACME screw

ACME screws are a type of leadscrew that features a trapezoidal thread form with a 29° thread angle, distinguishing them from other lead screw designs.Therefore,ACME lead screw is a type of lead screw,but on the contrary,not all Lead screw is ACME rod,Leadscrew rod can be divided into metric screw, trapezoid screw,ACME screw threaded rod,bidirectional screw and so on.


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