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sean logie03/05/2018 10:13:25
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Struggling to find myself imperial 1/2" 10 single start threaded rod/leadscrew for my crosslide . Anyone have any ideas .

Sean
jimmy b03/05/2018 10:24:17
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**LINK**

Maybe some use?

Michael Gilligan03/05/2018 10:52:27
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I was about to suggest Marchantdice ... but an internet search suggests that they might have disappeared.

Jimmy's link looks useful.

MichaelG.

John Haine03/05/2018 10:58:21
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Zapp Automation?
Michael Gilligan03/05/2018 11:06:40
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Posted by John Haine on 03/05/2018 10:58:21:
Zapp Automation?

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They have trapezoidal ... but a search for ACME brings only one result; and I'm pretty sure that's wrong.

https://www.zappautomation.co.uk/catalogsearch/result/?q=+ACME

[the spec-sheet appears to show it having a metric screw]

MichaelG.

Edited By Michael Gilligan on 03/05/2018 11:07:09

sean logie03/05/2018 11:22:29
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There's a lot of suppliers most are metric unfortunately 🤔

Sean
mgnbuk03/05/2018 11:47:18
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Abbsac still list this as a "legacy product" **LINK**

Might be worth a call ?

Nigel B

Michael Gilligan03/05/2018 11:51:14
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Posted by sean logie on 03/05/2018 11:22:29:
There's a lot of suppliers most are metric unfortunately 🤔

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Hence the usefulness of jimmy's link

The USA might be the only place to buy ACME from stock.

MichaelG.

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Edit: posted before I saw Nigel's comment.

Edited By Michael Gilligan on 03/05/2018 11:52:20

sean logie03/05/2018 12:00:39
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Yeh think your right michaelG

Sean
sean logie03/05/2018 12:27:53
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Jimmy b , $147 shipping 🤥🤔🤣.

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jimmy b03/05/2018 13:29:21
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Oh!

At least you can get it!

I once ordered some BSW threaded rod, I didn't ask the price, as I'd had loads of metric stuff costing very little. I think it cost £20....lesson learned

Jim

Brian H03/05/2018 13:45:50
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I needed some 1/4" Acme threaded rod and could only get it from USA. Even with the postage it wasn't too expensive.

Brian

pgk pgk03/05/2018 13:55:23
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If you can find a us contact to buy and post then mcmaster carr stock acme rod

https://www.mcmaster.com/#threaded-rods/=1cohssg

mark costello 103/05/2018 14:36:35
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If You need help, I will.

mgnbuk03/05/2018 16:09:36
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If Abssac can't supply, this company **LINK**

were recommended by John Stevenson when this topic was discussed some time ago on this forum. If you go the download page, the standatrd screw products .pdf lists 1/2" 10 tpi LH and RH as stock products.

Nigel B.

Edited By mgnbuk on 03/05/2018 16:09:56

Robbo03/05/2018 16:28:41
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Posted by mgnbuk on 03/05/2018 16:09:36:

If Abssac can't supply, this company **LINK**

were recommended by John Stevenson when this topic was discussed some time ago on this forum. If you go the download page, the standatrd screw products .pdf lists 1/2" 10 tpi LH and RH as stock products.

Nigel B.

Edited By mgnbuk on 03/05/2018 16:09:56

I have had acme feed nuts from Kingston, excellent products. Have recommended them on previous threads. Only problem with threaded rod is their minimum length is 3 feet. sad Another link **LINK**

Edited By Robbo on 03/05/2018 16:29:17

Brian Wood03/05/2018 18:48:52
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SEan,

I have found another contact for KIngston above sales@kingston-engineering.co.uk

they claim to supply ACME in many forms

Regards

Brian

JasonB03/05/2018 18:52:46
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HPC do it as well as nuts both left and right hand

Michael Gilligan03/05/2018 18:59:29
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Posted by JasonB on 03/05/2018 18:52:46:

HPC do it as well as nuts both left and right hand

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Dontcha just love it !!

Genuine ACME thread-form, with lead & straightness toleranced in Metric.

MichaelG.

Edited By Michael Gilligan on 03/05/2018 18:59:57

sean logie05/05/2018 07:56:45
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Has anyone tried using McMaster Carr in the states . I did a dummy run on an order to find out shipping costs. When I placed the order it said shipping cost and taxes would be added ,maybe I'm missing something but it didn't show the final combined price ,needless to say I immediately stopped the order . Shame because the price was what I was willing to pay sad.

Sean

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