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90°, non-intersecting shaft applications solution highly specialized power transmission needs.
Our worm gears provide smoothest, quietest kind of gearing.
They provide high-ratio speed decrease in minimal spaces.
Their efficiency is easily increased by reducing ratios.
With some ratios, there is level of resistance to back driving.
Available from 48 DP to 3 DP
Stocked as single, double and quad start configurations
Because the performance of a worm equipment drive depends on the lead angle and quantity of starts on the worm – and because increased effectiveness is always a goal, the ratio ought to be kept only possible. To run correctly, worms and worm gears utilized together must have the same diametral pitch and threads.
Worms & Worm Gears
EP Gear’s worms and worm gears provide a highly effective answer for power transmitting applications requiring high-ratio quickness reduction in a limited space using right angle (90°), nonintersecting shafts. When properly used, worms and worm gears supply the smoothest, quietest form of gearing.
The primary advantage of worm gears is their capability to provide high reduction ratios and correspondingly high torque worm gear box assembly multiplication. They can also be utilized as swiftness reducers in low- to medium-velocity applications. And, because their decrease ratio is founded on the amount of gear teeth by itself, they are more compact than other types of gears. Like fine-pitch business lead screws, worm gears are typically self-locking, making them ideal for hoisting and lifting applications.
Although the sliding contact reduces efficiency, it provides very quiet operation. (The usage of dissimilar metals for the worm and equipment also plays a part in quiet procedure.) This makes worm gears suitable for use where noise should be minimized, such as in elevators. Furthermore, the use of a softer materials for the gear implies that it could absorb shock loads, like those experienced in weighty equipment or crushing devices.