A worm gear system includes a worm and worm wheel. The worm resembles a screw, which meets with a worm wheel, as proven in the picture. When rotational power is put on the worm, it rotates against the wheel and transfers capacity to the worm wheel. The system is designed to ensure that the worm can simply turn the gear, however the gear cannot change the worm. In a few designs, the friction between the equipment and worm holds the worm set up. This feature can be very useful in a few applications.
Worm gears are the most compact kind of system and offer high-ratio speed decrease. They are often the preferred kind of gearing system when space is bound and large gear reductions are needed. Worm gears can be used to worm and wheel steering gear either greatly boost torque or help reduce speed. Also, they are the smoothest and quietest of the gear systems, as long as they are properly mounted and lubricated.
Another benefit of worm gears can be that they have good meshing effectiveness. To end up being most effective, it is important that they are manufactured with top quality standards to ensure all equipment requirements are specifically met.
Precision Worm Gears from Equipment Motions
HZPT includes a long background of production worm gears. Our worm gears are tailor made with precision, therefore our customers can rely on us to generate high quality gears designed to their exact specifications. Whether you will need high or low quantity, large or little size worm gears, we can accommodate a multitude of requirements. Contact us with questions or to get a quote.