Torque Transmission Worm Gear Reducers and Right-Angle Gearbox Drives are compact and durable. They offer high torque capacity, low backlash, and smooth operation. Perfect for fractional Hp OEM applications, these gearboxes are built to last with molded plastic or aluminum housings and precision-cut gears.
Whether you are designing a new machine or upgrading an existing one, choose Torque Transmission gearboxes for performance, quality, and reliability.
A worm gear reducer, also known as a worm gearbox, is one type of right-angle drive. It is used to reduce rotational speed and increase torque in a mechanical system.
It consists of a worm (a threaded cylindrical gear) and a worm gear (or worm wheel). The worm has a spiral thread that meshes with the teeth of the worm gear, resulting in high reduction ratios in compact housing.
• Compact and space-saving design
• Right angle drive
• Can transmit high torque loads
• Non-back driving characteristic (ratio above 20:1)
• High gear reduction ratios available
• Worm gear efficiency is 50-90% based on ratios of 3.5:1 to 100:1
Right-angle gearboxes, also known as right-angle drives, are mechanical devices used to transmit power and change the direction of rotational motion by 90-degrees. Designed to efficiently transfer torque from an input shaft (typically parallel to the motor or power source) to an output shaft (perpendicular to the input shaft).
A right-angle gearbox can use bevel gears, helical gears, or even worm gears. Each gear set has its own advantages. A straight bevel, spiral bevel or Zerol gear provides a 90-degree input/output on the same plane. Whereas helical and worm gearing, the input shaft is on one plane and the 90-degree output shaft is on a second plane.
• Load capacity of gearboxes are unaffected by direction and rotation
• High efficiency power transmission, minimum power loss
• Bevel and helical gear efficiency is 93-98%
• 1:1 and 2:1 ratios
Sometimes custom solutions make economic sense – why comprise. Custom designs are available based on your requirements. We will help you design the right gearbox for your product, we will work with you to create a cost-effective custom solution.
• Left-Hand worm Gears
• Stainless Steel Input/Output Shafts
• New design to meet specific requirements
Our design team can help you find the gearbox solution that fits your specific requirements. Please contact us with your questions and requirements.