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Originally Posted by bbq_bbq
Thank you. What is FOS? From the table, the coefficients vary a lot. For example:
Aluminum - Aluminium: 1.1-1.35
Brass - Steel: 0.5
Bass - Cast Iron: 0.28
Do you mean try to set the coefficient of static and kinetic friction to 1.35?
Yes they do vary and will be different after your mechanism is built..
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Originally Posted by jboggs
Ditto. And the V thread form will just amplify those problems. In most industrial power screw applications the thread form is Acme, the screw is steel, and the nut is brass or plastic. Have not seen brass driving aluminum, ever.
Thanks for pointing out the design issues.
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