Screw jack for art installations

Screw Jack for Art Installations

Screw Jack for Art Installations

What is a screw jack used for?

A screw jack is a versatile mechanical device used in various art installations. It provides precise vertical lifting and positioning capabilities, making it an essential tool for artists and designers. The screw jack can be used to elevate heavy sculptures, adjust the height of platforms, and create dynamic installations that require controlled movements.

screw jack

What is the working principle of screw jack?

The working principle of a screw jack is based on the mechanical advantage of a screw thread. When the handle of the screw jack is rotated, it drives the screw, which moves along the threaded shaft. As the screw moves, it pushes or pulls the load, allowing for vertical motion and lifting. The pitch of the screw thread determines the amount of vertical displacement per revolution of the handle.

screw jack

What is the difference between a screw jack and a hydraulic jack?

While both screw jacks and hydraulic jacks are used for lifting and positioning, they operate on different principles. A screw jack uses mechanical advantage provided by a screw thread, whereas a hydraulic jack utilizes the pressure of a fluid, usually oil or water, to generate lifting force. Screw jacks are typically slower but offer precise control, while hydraulic jacks are faster but may have less precise positioning capabilities.

How to choose or customize the right screw jack?

  • Load capacity: Consider the maximum weight the screw jack needs to support. Choose a screw jack with an appropriate load capacity to ensure safe and efficient operation.
  • Lifting speed: Determine the required speed for your application. Some screw jacks are designed for slower movements, while others offer faster lifting speeds.
  • Travel distance: Evaluate the vertical travel distance needed for your art installation. Select a screw jack with a suitable stroke length to meet your requirements.
  • Operating environment: Consider the conditions in which the screw jack will be used, such as temperature, humidity, and exposure to dust or corrosive substances. Choose a screw jack with appropriate protection and materials to withstand the environment.
  • Mounting options: Assess the available space and mounting requirements. Screw jacks can be mounted vertically, horizontally, or at an angle, so choose a configuration that best suits your installation.

screw jack

About HZPT

As a leading manufacturer of industrial motors, gearboxes, and drive systems in China, HZPT is committed to technological innovation and excellent quality. Our product range includes micro gear motors, medium gear motors, brake speed-adjustable motors, torque motors, DC motors, NMRV worm gear motors, bevel gear cone gear motors, WPRV worm gear reducers, rigid tooth surface bevel gear reducers, helical gear worm gear reducers, parallel shaft helical gear reducers, spiral bevel gear reducers, worm screw lifts, rigid tooth surface gear reducers, planetary gear reducers, and other transmission products.

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, instrumentation, and more. HZPT is the preferred partner for automation equipment.

Why Choose HZPT Screw Jacks?

  • Premium Quality: Our screw jacks are manufactured to the highest standards, ensuring durability and reliability in demanding art installations.
  • Wide Range of Options: We offer a comprehensive selection of screw jacks with varying load capacities, lifting speeds, travel distances, and mounting options to suit different project requirements.
  • Customization Capabilities: We understand that each art installation is unique. Our experienced team can work closely with you to customize screw jacks to your specific needs, providing tailored solutions for your projects.
  • Advanced Technology: HZPT incorporates advanced technology and innovative design into our screw jack products, allowing for precise control, smooth operation, and enhanced safety features.
  • Professional Support: Our dedicated customer support team is available to assist you throughout the entire process, from selecting the right screw jack to after-sales support, ensuring a seamless experience.

screw jack


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.