A threaded shaft and nut assembly supported by angular contact bearings, normally found on machine tools.

Unit consists of an externally threaded screw and an internally threaded ball nut.

Translates rotary motion into linear motion. A lead screw is a lower cost, lower performance device performing the same function.

See also: Ballscrew Lead, Lead Screw.

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Subjects: Mechanical Engineering