worm wheel


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worm wheel

[′wərm ‚wēl]
(design engineering)
A gear wheel with curved teeth that meshes with a worm.
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This high rubbing speed causes rapid wear of the worm wheel.
Cracked worm wheel housings on the final reduction to the screw are not at all uncommon, as are worn screws and nuts, particularly in calenders that may have been fitted with automatic gauging equipment.
Limited Tenders are invited for Procurement Of Worm Wheel.
N2] is the force in the direction of common normal at C point on a tooth of the worm wheel given by the expression [1]
The major weakness that those types of machine tools had was that the rotary axes were traditionally slow, using conventional worm wheel systems.