igus has introduced lead screw nuts in five different high-performance plastics to enable the right product for any application in the machine tool industry. This includes nuts for trapezoidal and high helix thread, in cylindrical design or with various flange options. The matching lead screws that users can combine to the desired length are also offered by the company in steel, stainless steel or aluminium. Thus, adjustments of all kinds can be easily made. Of most interest to the machine tool industry are the materials iglidur W300 and iglidur J350 and the low cost material iglidur R. Like all plastics from igus, drylin screw drives have integrated solid lubricants, thus, enabling a lifelong operation without external lubrication. Lead screw and nut, thus, remain dry during operation, whereby no dirt can stick on them. Thus, the drylin screw drives are very well suited for use in machine tools.
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