Discussion in 'The main mechanical design forum' started by mohamed.elsabagh, Dec 23, 2011.
here have a sample products of what you describe. http://www.lm76.com/screw_driven_slides.htm
What kind of speed/force relationship are you looking for? Rack and pinion could work.
Using ball screw for vertical movement of load might not work, as it can be back-driven due to gravity. that is the the nut can drive the shaft. A trapezoidal screw and nut will do the job without any problem.
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