Ever-Power has been developing and manufacturing reliable, high performance gearboxes for over twenty years. RW Series miniature correct angle gearboxes offer high torque ideals with very low backlash in incredibly compact frames. Three equipment ratios are available to meet up the needs of your specific application.
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Worm Wheel Miniature Gearboxes
Our RW series miniature worm equipment box assembly may be little, but it’s difficult enough to handle demanding power transfer applications. Designed with machined light weight aluminum housings and hardened steel input and result gears, they’ll deliver a long time of reliable performance.
Available in three standard output ratios and with two result shaft diameter options, it’s simple to find the Ever-Power correct miniature gearbox for your needs. Each RW model worm gear package assembly provides proportionally high torque values (1.4 NM at 3,000 RPM) with suprisingly low backlash (optimum 2° backlash).
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The Ever-Power Advantage
High efficiency miniature correct angle gearbox (up to 90% at 1,000 RPM)
Three gear ratios available: 5:1, 10:1, and 20:1
Extremely compact footprint: 1.5” x 1.5” x 1.08”
12.5 inch-lbs. output torque
Suprisingly low backlash (2° backlash optimum)
90° output angle
Maximum input speed: 3,000 RPM
Machined aluminum casing with hardened steel gears and oil-impregnated bronze bearings
Made in the China
Mechanical drives take supplied torque and could increase or reduce that torque predicated on application. Also rate is increased or decreased in proportion index G – GEAR BOXES – on blue – smallto the speed decrease ratio. Ever-Power has a full line of gearboxes and velocity reducers, and the parts had a need to build them, in an array of standard ratios and shaft options as well as custom designs.
Helical, bevel, and miter gear boxes provide options of acceleration reducers or rate increasers, and may be driven in either direction. All Ever-Power worm gear speed reducers and right angle drives are produced for powerful in a large spectrum of applications. Typically worm equipment boxes aren’t used as quickness increasers. The cases are molded glass-filled material making them extremely rugged and resistant to corrosive environments. They can be found in an array of ratios and are built with right hand or left hand worm gears. The output shafts could be solid or hollow, and load capacity is unaffected by direction and rotation.
Worm gear rate reducers are comprised of a screw (the worm) that drives a wheel (helical gear) or single enveloping wheel and are found in mechanical applications which range from conveyors to exercise devices to robots.
Geneva mechanisms and assemblies are typically used to transform continuous rotary movement into intermittent rotary motion. The rotating drive wheel includes a pin that reaches right into a slot of the driven wheel advancing it by one stage and a blocking disc that locks the driven wheel in position between steps.
Compact design is one of the key terms of the standard gearboxes of the BJ-Series. Further optimisation may be accomplished by using adapted gearboxes or unique gearboxes.
Our worm gearboxes and actuators are really quiet. This is because of the very smooth working of the worm gear combined with the utilization of cast iron and high precision on Worm Gear Box Assembly element manufacturing and assembly. Regarding the our precision gearboxes, we consider extra care of any sound that can be interpreted as a murmur from the apparatus. Therefore the general noise level of our gearbox is definitely reduced to a complete minimum.
On the worm gearbox the input shaft and output shaft are perpendicular to one another. This frequently proves to be a decisive advantage making the incorporation of the gearbox considerably simpler and more compact.The worm gearbox is an angle gear. This is often an advantage for incorporation into constructions.
Strong bearings in solid housing
The output shaft of the BJ worm gearbox is quite firmly embedded in the gear house and is ideal for direct suspension for wheels, movable arms and other parts rather than having to build a separate suspension.
For larger equipment ratios,EP-Gear’s worm gearboxes will provide a self-locking impact, which in many circumstances can be used as brake or as extra security. Also spindle gearboxes with a trapezoidal spindle are self-locking, making them perfect for an array of solutions.
The worm-gear reducer is made up of three main parts: housing, worm-gear and wheel.
The carcasses are made from GG-25 cast-iron, and so are available for all sorts of gear-reducer. This make them perform efficiently under stressed conditions, vibrations or any type of setback that can’t be avoided during the assembly
The worm-gear is made from hardened and quench-hardened steel, with ground- on teeth sides, and the crowns manufactured from DIN (GZ-CuSn 12 Ni2) centricast bronze, melted on steel. Because of the mechanical work of these two parts having high quality, excellent efficiency and low noise levels have been achived.
The output shaft is hollow, although it can be done to adapt a good shaft.
The oil seals manufactured from NITRILE BUTADIENE, according to DIN 3760, top quality bearings, an EPOXY- impregnated finish ( 2 components), and grey-coloured SINGLE LAYER ENAMEL finish ( 2 components) ( RAL 7672), supply the best gear reducer available.
In the size 62 of the MF series, worm-gear reducers, the output hollow shaft of diameter 30 has been included, that substitutes to the output hollow shaft with diameter 25, from size 62. This variant has like reference size 63 and is born like answer to the demand of our costumers since, upon mounting better bearings in the output, bears higher axial loads that its analogous one in the MF-62 series. The rest of technical feature are identical to the its analogous in the size 62.
In order to setup a gear reducer and also to make it work efficiently, the following instructions must be taken into account:
It should be fixed on a set surface in order to avoid either vibrations or tensions.
If undistributed loads or continued start-ups are foreseen, it is suggested to insert compensating couplings, connectors, torque limiters etc…
If the apparatus reducer had to be painted, the oil seals must be covered to avoid them from drying and losing their seal.
The device work of the fittings set up in the output shafts require an ISO H7 or h6 margin for the hollow shaft.
It is smart to focus on this element when the apparatus reducer result shaft is driven instead of being a driver. Considering that among the top features of this worm-equipment reducer may be the fact that can’t be axle-powered by the output shaft (irreversibility), it really is almost extremely hard to meet total irreversibility conditions, due to external elements such as vibrations, etc. For this reason, when the application form requires total irreversibility, it really is advisable to make use of external brakes with enough capacity to avoid slipping.
It may be said that the circumstances under which irreversibility can occur are the following:
• Efficiency < 0,55 (find table of technical features).
This sort of gear reducer is provided with a permanent lubrication, so it does not need any kind of maintenance.
The lubrication of this gear reducer type is continuous and comes as standard, with high quality refined oil which has antirust and antiwear products with Fe, Cu and alloy protectors that has quality level CLP DIN 51517-3, FGZ level 12, AP GL-4, US 224, AGMA 250-04; for that reason its maintenance is not needed.
High reduction gear
Worm and wheel gear pairings provide large swiftness reduction ratios with only one gear pairing in a more compact space in comparison to other styles of gears. You can expect up to maximum ratio of 100:1 with our products. Another benefit of the Worm and Wheel equipment pairings may be the low level noise they produce. Some drawbacks will be the general low performance and the actual fact that they generate high temperature.
Benefit of EP’s Worm Gears – “Chilly rolled Worm Gears”
1) The hardness of the helicoid surface area has been achieved by work hardening when the frosty rolling was performed, providing Worm gears with better mechanical properties than machined worms because of fact that the metallic fibrous framework is not cut.
2) The surface hardness after chilly rolling is increased by 1.2 to at least one 1.3 times in comparison to the hardness of the initial material, and the hardness of the helicoid surface increases to around HB240 to 260.
3) Chilly rolled worms are suitable for miniature equipment applications since this is often rotated smoothly without damaging the worm wheels crafted from POM or additional soft materials.
4) Because of the implementation of this cold rolling technique, the helicoid surface area of EP-Worm (M0.5 to 2.0) comes away with a mirror like finish. Thus, EP-Precision Cold Rolled Worms give a smooth procedure and long term durability.
Worm gears are constructed of a worm and a gear (sometimes referred to as a worm wheel), with nonparallel, non-intersecting shafts oriented 90 degrees to each other. The worm is usually analogous to a screw with a V-type thread, and the gear is certainly analogous to a spur equipment. The worm is typically the traveling component, with the worm’s thread advancing the teeth of the gear.
Just like a ball screw, the worm in a worm gear might have an individual start or multiple starts – meaning that there are multiple threads, or helicies, on the worm. For a single-start worm, each full turn (360 degrees) of the worm advances the gear by one tooth. So a gear with 24 teeth provides a gear reduced amount of 24:1. For a multi-start worm, the apparatus reduction equals the amount of teeth on the apparatus, divided by the number of starts on the worm. (This is different from almost every other types of gears, where in fact the gear reduction can be a function of the diameters of the two components.)
The meshing of the worm and the gear is a mixture of sliding and rolling actions, but sliding contact dominates at high reduction ratios. This sliding actions causes friction and heat, which limits the efficiency of worm gears to 30 to 50 percent. In order to minimize friction (and therefore, heat), the worm and gear are constructed with dissimilar metals – for instance, the worm may be made of hardened metal and the gear manufactured from bronze or aluminum.
Although the sliding contact reduces efficiency, it provides extremely quiet operation. (The use of dissimilar metals for the worm and equipment also contributes to quiet operation.) This makes worm gears suitable for use where sound should be minimized, such as in elevators. Furthermore, the use of a softer materials for the gear implies that it could absorb shock loads, like those skilled in heavy equipment or crushing machines.
The primary advantage of worm gears is their capability to provide high reduction ratios and correspondingly high torque multiplication. They may also be used as speed reducers in low- to moderate-swiftness applications. And, because their reduction ratio is based on the amount of gear teeth by itself, they are smaller sized than other types of gears. Like fine-pitch lead screws, worm gears are typically self-locking, which makes them perfect for hoisting and lifting applications.
Worms & Worm Gears
EP Gear’s worms and worm gears provide an effective answer for power transmission applications requiring high-ratio rate reduction in a restricted space using right angle (90°), non-intersecting shafts. When properly applied, worms and worm gears provide the smoothest, quietest type of gearing.
Because the efficiency of a worm equipment drive depends on the business lead angle and amount of starts on the worm – and because increased efficiency is always an objective, the ratio should be kept as low as possible. To run properly, worms and worm gears utilized together must have the same diametral pitch and threads.
Our complete line of worms and worm gears can be ordered through the EP Gear Guaranteed Same Day time Shipment Plan for the fastest delivery possible.
90°, nonintersecting shaft applications solution highly specialized power tranny needs.
Our worm gears offer the smoothest, quietest type of gearing.
They offer high-ratio speed reduction in minimal spaces.
Their efficiency is easily increased by lowering ratios.
With some ratios, there is resistance to back driving.
Obtainable from 48 DP to 3 DP
Stocked as single, dual and quad start configurations