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Benefits of The Stub Acme Thread

At Comptrol, we work with a variety of businesses, contractors, OEMs, and engineers. We provide a range of standard and custom options in lead screws, ballscrews, and precision ground screws of all common, and less-frequently used thread types.

One of the most popular options for our customers is the Acme screw. These have the traditional thread form of the trapezoidal threads with the 29-degree angle and the thread height of half of the pitch, or the distance between the inside of one thread and the inside of the next.

Basic Considerations When Choosing A Ball Screw Support

At Comptrol, one of the services we offer our customers is our ability to evaluate customer’s needs and make recommendations that help companies operate more efficiently. This includes our selection of ballscrews, and our end mount bearing supports.

Choosing the correct ball screw support is important for the stability of the ballscrew when under load. There are different factors that our team will consider including the speed, stiffness, load-carrying capacity, and the operating system.

The Importance Of Quality In Metal Manufacturing

Metal manufacturing, in order to meet the standards and expectations of our customers, must adhere to the highest criteria. We must produce components and other items that do not compromise on quality, tolerances or specifications. It is only by establishing certain quality control measures that a metal fabricator like Wisconsin Metal Fab can maintain a reputation for reliability and excellence.

The Comptrol Precision CNC Machining Advantage

At Comptrol, we have been providing services, parts, and components to our customers for over a half a century. This experience and expertise in working with Original Equipment Manufacturers in a range of different industries allows us to offer some advantages over other shops that also offer precision CNC machining.

The Comptrol Difference in Connecting Rod Balancing Systems

At Comptrol, we offer a range of different products that are designed to be used in a range of different industrial, processing and manufacturing areas and industries. One of our specialized categories of products includes our own line of connecting rod weighing systems, or connecting rod balancing systems.

Which Ball Screw Support Option is Best?


For many linear motion applications, you can use lead screws with acme threads. However, in some cases, ball screws are the best option. If you choose ball screws it is important to have the right kind of ball screw support system and here are some of the choices.


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