8mm Acme Lead ScrewFrom: $20.57
This precision trapezoidal (metric) lead screws pitch and diameter are a perfect combination of high torque and speed. This screw fits the bill for most machine designs. and is equipped with a large diameter that helps eliminate whipping. A high pitch allows quick movement at 8mm per revolution. It’s a great power transition choice for your next build.
- No. of starts: 4
- Pitch: 2mm
- Lead: 8mm
- Various lengths available (Actual lengths have been extended to allow for different connection points)
- 250mm (actual length 290mm)
- 500mm (actual length 540mm)
- 1000mm (actual length 1040mm)
An example steps settings for your control software would be 200 steps per millimeter if you are running the common 1.8 degree steppers and your stepper driver is set to 1/8 step mode. To calculate different step scenarios for your control software, have a look at these handy steps calculators!
Common setup example:
NOTE: Because this lead has 4 starts with 2mm pitch between each this means the pitch will be 8. So 8 is what you would use for the pitch setting in the steps calculators.