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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The lifting screw -- part of the single unit jack that includes the worm, worm wheel and lift shaft -- is made of alloy steel with a minimum tensile strength of 95,000 pounds/square inch.
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]
Supplied with a two-year warranty, and TUV certified, Yilmaz gearboxes are claimed to offer high levels of reliability and strength from the design synergy of a one-piece monoblock housing and optimised worm gear pair; the latter combining a hardened and ground cylindrical worm (21NiCrMo2) and phosphorous bronze worm wheel (Gz12SnCuNi).
PARVALUX ELECTRIC MOTORS LTD further expands its new range of high performance gearboxes with the launch of the LS Gearbox, a compact range of worm wheel gearboxes rated up to 35Nm continuous output torque.