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Lead Screw and Nut Assemblies

Kerk Lead Screw Assemblies are modified Acme thread forms optimized for performance and available in a broad range of lead screw diameters, leads and nut styles, custom designed for your application. Kerk lead screws are self-adjusting, maintenance-free and require no lubrication. Providing maximum accuracy, high reliability, smooth, quiet operation and low cost, Kerk lead screw assemblies are your best choice for high performance linear motion control. 

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  • Linear Lead Screw Nut Selection
    Lead Screw Nut Selection

    Haydon Kerk Motion Solutions offers an extensive range of lead screw sizes and nut types which can develop thrusts up to 500Lbs (2224N) with positional accuracies to .0001-in./in. (mm/mm). Select screw and nut combined performance attributes here.

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    Lead Screws By Size

    Kerk Acme lead screws are available in standard diameters from 5/64" (2mm) to 15/16" (23mm), with standard leads from .012" to almost 4" (0.30mm to 92mm) including metric and left hand threads. Custom sizes, lengths and leads can be special ordered. Most stock screws are manufactured from 303 stainless steel and are produced with Haydon Kerk's exclusive precision rolling process. Other materials are available on special order.

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    Lead Screw Design Technology

    There are many design and environmental details which can impact the operation and life of a lead screw and nut in actual use. This resource section can give insight into criteria which would impact your selection.

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