1 ton screw jack

1 ton screw jack


A 1 ton screw jack is a mechanical device used for lifting heavy loads. It consists of a threaded shaft, also known as a screw, and a load-bearing platform. When the screw is rotated, it moves through a nut, causing the platform to move either up or down. This type of jack is commonly used in various industries for lifting, leveling, and positioning applications.

What is a screw jack used for?

A screw jack is a versatile tool that finds applications in different fields. Some common uses of a screw jack are:

  • Lifting heavy machinery and equipment for maintenance or repair
  • Supporting structures during construction or renovation
  • Leveling work surfaces or platforms
  • Adjusting the height of workbenches or assembly lines
  • Positioning heavy objects with precision
  • Creating mechanical advantage for manual lifting

screw jack

Working principle of screw jack

The working principle of a screw jack is based on the concept of thread mechanics. It operates on the idea that rotary motion can be converted into linear motion by the interaction of a screw and a nut. The main components of a screw jack include:

  • Screw: A threaded shaft that moves through a nut
  • Nut: A component that engages with the screw thread
  • Load-bearing platform: The part that supports the weight being lifted

When the screw is rotated, it causes the nut to move along its threads. This linear motion of the nut translates into vertical movement of the load-bearing platform. The mechanical advantage of a screw jack allows it to lift heavy loads with minimal effort.

screw jack

Difference between a screw jack and a hydraulic jack

While both screw jacks and hydraulic jacks are used for lifting heavy loads, they differ in their operating principles and characteristics:

  • Working principle: Screw jacks use threads and rotational motion to lift loads, whereas hydraulic jacks rely on fluid pressure.
  • Load capacity: Screw jacks typically have lower load capacities compared to hydraulic jacks.
  • Precision: Screw jacks offer more precise control over the lifting process, making them suitable for applications requiring accurate positioning.
  • Maintenance: Screw jacks require less maintenance compared to hydraulic jacks, as they have fewer moving parts and do not rely on hydraulic fluids.
  • Cost: In general, screw jacks are more cost-effective than hydraulic jacks.

Choosing and customizing a screw jack

When selecting or customizing a screw jack, several parameters and considerations need to be addressed:

  • Load capacity: Determine the maximum weight the screw jack needs to lift to ensure it can handle the required load.
  • Lifting height: Consider the vertical distance the screw jack needs to cover to reach the desired position.
  • Speed: Evaluate the required lifting speed and choose a screw jack with a suitable gear ratio.
  • Environment: Assess the operating environment, including temperature, moisture, and potential corrosive elements, to select a screw jack with appropriate protection or materials.
  • Mounting options: Consider the available space and mounting requirements to choose the right screw jack configuration.

screw jack

As a leading manufacturer of industrial motors, gear reducers, and drive systems in China, HZPT adheres to the philosophy of “Leading Technological Innovation, Achieving Excellent Quality.” Our product range includes a variety of transmission products such as micro gear motors, medium-sized gear motors, brake speed control motors, torque motors, DC motors, NMRV worm gear reducers, helical bevel gear motors, WPRV worm gear reducers, rigid face gear reducers, spiral bevel gear reducers, worm screw lifts, rigid face gear reducers, and planetary gear reducers.

Our products are widely used in various industrial production lines, including transportation machinery, food machinery, medical machinery, printing machinery, textile machinery, packaging machinery, office equipment, and instruments. They are the preferred choice for automated equipment.

Why choose our screw jacks and trust HZPT:

  1. Superior load capacity: Our screw jacks are designed to handle heavy loads with ease, ensuring reliable lifting performance.
  2. Precision and accuracy: Our screw jacks offer precise positioning control, allowing for accurate adjustments and alignment.
  3. Durable and reliable: Built with high-quality materials and stringent manufacturing processes, our screw jacks are dependable and long-lasting.
  4. Customization options: We offer a range of customization options to meet specific requirements, including load capacity, lifting height, and mounting configurations.
  5. Excellent customer support: Our team of experts is dedicated to providing exceptional customer support, ensuring a smooth experience from product selection to after-sales service.

Find us

Ep Screw Jack Co., Ltd.

Mail: [email protected]

As one of leading manufacturers, suppliers and exporters of mechanical products in China, We offer reducers, sprockets, industrial and conveyor chain, belts, pulleys, gears, racks, gearboxes, motors, PTO Shafts, taper lock Bushing, vacuum Pumps, screw air compressors and many other products. Please contact us for details.