Jackscrew vs. Leadscrew

Jackscrew vs. Leadscrew — Is There a Difference?
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Difference Between Jackscrew and Leadscrew

Jackscrewnoun

A jack operated by a screw. Also called screw jack.

Leadscrewnoun

A screw designed to translate turning motion into linear motion.

Leadscrews are commonly used in vices, presses, and jacks.

Jackscrewnoun

A jack (mechanical lifting device) which is operated by turning a leadscrew.

Jackscrewnoun

screw-operated jack

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