worm gear and worm wheel

The arrangement of gears seen above is called a worm and worm wheel. The worm, which in this example is certainly brown in colour, just has one tooth nonetheless it is similar to a screw thread. The worm wheel, coloured yellow, is like a standard worm gear and worm...

worm and wheel steering gear

A worm gear system contains a worm and worm wheel. The worm resembles a screw, which meets with a worm wheel, as shown in the photo. When rotational power is put on the worm, it rotates against the wheel and transfers capacity to the worm wheel. The machine is...

The Difference Between Bevel Gears and Worm Gears

If you have ever bought a gear and found that it has broken, you know how difficult it can be to get a replacement. A broken gear may require you to create a new drawing and re-use the original one. Unfortunately, this task can be daunting without the right technical...

worm drive servo

This standard selection of Servo-Worm Reducers are perfect for use in applications that demand high performance, precise positioning and repeatability. They were specifically developed for use with state-of-the-art servo engine technology, providing restricted...