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Tech Tips: Comparing Carbon Alloy and Stainless Steel Lead Screws

Thomson offers a wide variety of precision lead screws in both carbon alloy and stainless steel. These two material options allow designers to optimize the assembly to best fit their application needs. Lead screws are the ideal choice where speed, precision and rigidity are not critical, but choosing the right material can be a challenge. This video looks at the main factors to consider when deciding between the available lead screw materials.
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