Category: ACME Threads

Why ACME Threads Are Used in Various Machines

Threaded Rod

Why are ACME threads used in things like clamps, vises and linear actuators? ACME threads offer a low number of threads per inch which allows for increased linear actuation per turn of screw. ACME Threads Vs Square Threads  Why not use square threads, which are similar? Well, consider this: the angled root of the ACME… Read more »

Why Threaded Rods Are More Reliable Than Threaded Bolts

Threaded Rod

Dependable Acme sells Acme threaded products such as threaded rods. Ever wonder what the difference is between threaded rods and threaded bolts? While both are similarly designed with a narrow fastener with threading, bolts only have threading at one end while rods have threading at both ends. Oh, and one more major difference: the end… Read more »

Remember This Things When Picking the An ACME Screw Thread

Threaded Rod Manufacturer

Dependable Acme sells quality Acme threaded products. When you’re looking for Acme screw threads from three-eighths of an inch to two-and-one-half inch diameter, we’ve got what you need.  Now how do you pick the right Acme screw? These screws are used in a variety of machinery, including lathes, syringe pumps, linear actuators, and 3D printers…. Read more »

Why Stainless Steel Threaded Rods Are So Reliable

Stainless Steel Fasteners

In order to have success in an industrial setting, it’s essential that machines are working properly. Although they might be taken for granted when things are working well, threaded rods are one of the most important pieces of equipment in machines. Available in an array of shapes and sizes, threaded rods will thrive in tough… Read more »

Miscellaneous Information Regarding Threaded Rods

Threaded Rod

Most people are familiar with screws, bolts, and other fasteners. Nevertheless, threaded rods often take a backseat to their more well-known counterparts. Threaded rods help businesses in a wide range of industries. Learn more about them below. What are threaded rods? Threaded rods are metal fasteners that are often made from stainless steel. At first… Read more »

Here’s Why ACME Thread Forms Are Used for Lead Screws

ACME Thread Forms

The very first ACME thread forms were invented more than 100 years ago. They were designed to replace square threads. In the end, they didn’t completely replace those threads, but they did find a home in the construction industry and many other industries after they were used to create threaded rods, studs, and other fasteners…. Read more »

The Basics of Threaded Rods

Threaded rods have found a home in a variety of different industries. General contractors, electricians, and more turn to threaded rods time and time again to bring two things together and form a strong connection between them. But despite the usefulness of threaded rods, they’re not as well known as screws, nuts, and other threaded… Read more »

Information on Screw Threading

ACME Screws

Most people are at least vaguely familiar with screw threads and what they do. Screw threads are the helical structures that wrap around the outside of a screw and help those using screws to switch back and forth between using rotational and linear movement or force. What some people don’t realize, though, is that there… Read more »

How to Determine the Thread You Need For Your Fastener

Thread for Fasteners

If you’re in the process of trying to pick out fasteners for a project right now, you might be a little bit confused about which threads your fasteners should have. There are some fasteners that have extremely tight threads and others that have threads that are more spaced out. It’s important for you to choose… Read more »

What is the Process of Thread Cutting?

If you look closely at screws, nuts, rods, and other threaded products, you’ll see small threads on them that are used to connect them to other objects. Without those threads, the products wouldn’t be of much use to those in various industries. However, thanks to the threads, the products can be used to connect different… Read more »