worms and worm gears provide an effective answer for power transmitting applications requiring high-ratio rate reduction in a restricted space using right angle (90°), nonintersecting shafts. When worm & worm wheel properly used, worms and worm gears provide the smoothest, quietest type of gearing.

Because the efficiency of a worm equipment drive depends upon the business lead angle and amount of begins on the worm – and because increased effectiveness is always a goal, the ratio ought to be kept as low as possible. To run correctly, worms and worm gears used together will need to have the same diametral pitch and threads.

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