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Types of spindles

Types of spindles:

The following spindles are used at ADE, depending on the request:
Acme thread screw   Recirculating ball screw   Planetary roller screw

Comparison of the advantages and disadvantages as well as the constructive features of the different spindle drives
Linear actuator

acme thread screw
Linear actuator
recirculating ball screw
Linear actuator
with planetary roller screw
Spindle Rolled precision acme screw Rolled / smoothed threaded spindle Smoothed threaded spindle
Screw nut Bronce screw nut Smoothed ball screw-nut Planetary roller screw-nut
Self-locking effect yes no no
Robustness very high high very high
Shock sensitivity very low medium very low
Speed range medium high very high
Stick-Slip effect present not present not present
Carrying capacity high medium very high
Sensitifity to icing yes no no
Wear yes no no
dependent on duration of operation nearly consistent nearly consistent
Degree of efficiency low very high high
Lifespan medium high very high
Reliability medium high very high