worm and wheel steering gear

A worm gear worm and wheel steering gear system contains a worm and worm wheel. The worm resembles a screw, which meets with a worm wheel, as demonstrated in the picture. When rotational power is certainly applied to the worm, it rotates against the wheel and transfers power to the worm wheel. The system is designed so that the worm can simply turn the gear, however the equipment cannot change the worm. In some designs, the friction between your gear and worm holds the worm in place. This feature can be quite useful in some applications.
Worm gears are the most compact kind of system and offer high-ratio speed reduction. They are often the preferred kind of gearing system when space is bound and large gear reductions are required. Worm gears can be used to either greatly boost torque or greatly reduce speed. They are also the smoothest and quietest of the gear systems, so long as they are properly mounted and lubricated.
Another benefit of worm gears is usually they have great meshing effectiveness. To become most effective, it is necessary that they are manufactured with high quality standards to make sure all equipment requirements are specifically met.
Precision Worm Gears from Gear Motions
HZPT has a long background of production worm gears. Our worm gears are custom made with precision, so our customers can depend on us to generate high quality gears designed to their precise specifications. Whether you need high or low volume, large or small size worm gears, we can accommodate a wide variety of requirements. Contact us with questions or to get a quote.


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