Ever-Power has been developing and manufacturing reliable, high performance gearboxes for over 20 years. RW Series miniature right angle gearboxes provide high torque values with suprisingly low backlash in extremely compact frames. Three equipment ratios are available to meet up the requirements of your specific application.
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Worm Wheel Miniature Gearboxes
Our RW series miniature worm equipment box assembly may be small, but it’s hard enough to take care of demanding power transfer applications. Constructed with machined light weight aluminum housings and hardened metal input and result gears, they’ll deliver a long time of reliable performance.
Available in three standard result 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 box assembly provides proportionally high torque ideals (1.4 NM at 3,000 RPM) with very low backlash (maximum 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 maximum)
90° output angle
Maximum input speed: 3,000 RPM
Machined aluminum housing with hardened metal gears and oil-impregnated bronze bearings
Made in the China
Mechanical drives take supplied torque and may increase or reduce that torque predicated on application. Also rate is increased or decreased compared index G – Equipment BOXES – on blue – smallto the speed reduction ratio. Ever-Power includes a full line of gearboxes and speed reducers, and the parts had a need to build them, in an array of regular ratios and shaft choices along with custom designs.
Helical, bevel, and miter equipment boxes offer the options of quickness reducers or rate increasers, and could be driven in either path. All Ever-Power worm gear speed reducers and correct angle drives are produced for powerful in a large spectral range of applications. Typically worm equipment boxes are not used as rate increasers. The situations are molded glass-filled materials making them extremely tough and resistant to corrosive environments. They are offered in a wide variety of ratios and are built with right hands or left hands worm gears. The result shafts may be solid or hollow, and load capacity is unaffected by direction and rotation.
Worm gear swiftness reducers are made up of a screw (the worm) that drives a wheel (helical gear) or solitary enveloping wheel and so are found in mechanical applications ranging from conveyors to workout devices to robots.
Geneva mechanisms and assemblies are usually used to transform continuous rotary movement into intermittent rotary motion. The rotating drive wheel has a pin that gets to right into a slot of the powered wheel advancing it by one step and a blocking disc that locks the powered wheel constantly in place between steps.
Compact design is one of the key words of the typical gearboxes of the BJ-Series. Further optimisation can be achieved through the use of adapted gearboxes or particular gearboxes.
Our worm gearboxes and actuators are really quiet. This is because of the very smooth working of the worm equipment combined with the use of cast iron and high precision on component manufacturing and assembly. In connection with our precision gearboxes, we consider extra care of any sound that can be interpreted as a murmur from the apparatus. So the general noise degree of our gearbox is usually reduced to a complete minimum.
On the worm gearbox the input shaft and output shaft are perpendicular to one another. This frequently proves to become a decisive advantage making the incorporation of the gearbox significantly simpler and smaller sized.The worm gearbox is an angle gear. This is an advantage for incorporation into constructions.
Strong bearings in solid housing
The output shaft of the BJ worm gearbox is very firmly embedded in the gear house and is well suited for immediate 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 effect, which in many situations can be utilized 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 constructed with GG-25 cast-iron, and so are available for all types of gear-reducer. This make sure they are perform effectively under stressed circumstances, vibrations or any type of setback that can’t be avoided during the assembly
The worm-gear is constructed of 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 the two parts having top quality, excellent functionality and low noise amounts have been achived.
The output shaft is hollow, although it is possible to adapt a solid shaft.
The oil seals manufactured from NITRILE BUTADIENE, according to DIN 3760, high quality bearings, an EPOXY- impregnated finish ( 2 components), and grey-coloured SINGLE LAYER ENAMEL finish ( 2 components) ( RAL 7672), provide the best gear reducer on the market.
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 exists like response to the demand of our costumers since, upon mounting higher bearings in the result, bears higher axial loads that its analogous one in the MF-62 series. The others of technical feature are similar to the its analogous in the size 62.
In order to create a gear reducer and also to make it happen efficiently, the following instructions must be considered:
It should be fixed on a set surface to avoid either vibrations or tensions.
If undistributed loads or continued start-ups are foreseen, it is recommended to insert compensating couplings, connectors, torque limiters etc…
If the apparatus reducer needed to be painted, the oil seals should be covered to prevent them from drying and losing their seal.
The device work of the fittings create in the output shafts need an ISO H7 or h6 margin for the hollow shaft.
It is wise to pay attention to this aspect when the apparatus reducer result shaft is driven instead of being a driver. Considering that among the features of this worm-equipment reducer may be the fact that cannot be axle-driven by the output shaft (irreversibility), it is almost impossible to meet total irreversibility conditions, due to external elements such as vibrations, etc. For this reason, when the application form needs total irreversibility, it is advisable to make use of external brakes with enough power to avoid slipping.
It may be said that the circumstances under which irreversibility can occur are as follows:
• Efficiency < 0,55 (see table of technical features).
This type of gear reducer is provided with a permanent lubrication, so it will not need any type of maintenance.
The lubrication of this gear reducer type is constant and comes as standard, with high quality refined oil which includes 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; because of this its maintenance is not needed.
High reduction gear
Worm and wheel equipment pairings provide large velocity decrease ratios with only one equipment pairing in a more compact space when compared with other types of gears. We offer up to a maximum ratio of 100:1 with this products. Another advantage of the Worm and Wheel equipment pairings may be the low level sound they produce. Some drawbacks are the general low effectiveness and the actual fact that they generate temperature.
Benefit of EP’s Worm Gears – “Cold rolled Worm Gears”
1) The hardness of the helicoid surface has been attained by function hardening when the chilly rolling was performed, providing Worm gears with better mechanical properties than machined worms because of reality that the metallic fibrous framework is not cut.
2) The surface hardness after cool 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 ideal for miniature gear applications since this can be rotated smoothly without damaging the worm wheels made out of POM or additional soft materials.
4) Because of the implementation of this cold rolling technique, the helicoid surface of EP-Worm (M0.5 to 2.0) comes out with a mirror like complete. Thus, EP-Precision Chilly Rolled Worms provide a smooth procedure and long term durability.
Worm gears are constructed of a worm and a equipment (sometimes known as a worm wheel), with non-parallel, nonintersecting shafts oriented 90 degrees to each other. The worm is analogous to a screw with a V-type thread, and the apparatus can be analogous to a spur gear. The worm is normally the generating component, with the worm’s thread advancing one’s teeth of the gear.
Such as a ball screw, the worm in a worm gear may have an individual start or multiple starts – meaning that there are multiple threads, or helicies, on the worm. For a single-start worm, each complete change (360 degrees) of the worm increases the gear by one tooth. Therefore a gear with 24 teeth provides a gear reduced amount of 24:1. For a multi-begin worm, the apparatus reduction equals the number of teeth on the gear, divided by the amount of begins on the worm. (That is different from most other types of gears, where the gear reduction is certainly a function of the diameters of both components.)
The meshing of the worm and the apparatus is an assortment of sliding and rolling actions, but sliding contact dominates at high reduction ratios. This sliding action causes friction and warmth, which limits the efficiency of worm gears to 30 to 50 percent. To be able to minimize friction (and for that reason, temperature), the worm and equipment are made from dissimilar metals – for example, the worm may be produced of hardened metal and the gear made of bronze or aluminum.
Although the sliding contact decreases efficiency, it provides extremely quiet operation. (The utilization of dissimilar metals for the worm and gear also plays a part in quiet procedure.) This makes worm gears suitable for use where noise should be minimized, such as for example in elevators. In addition, the use of a softer materials for the gear implies that it could absorb shock loads, like those skilled in weighty equipment or crushing devices.
The primary benefit of worm gears is their ability to provide high reduction ratios and correspondingly high torque multiplication. They may also be used as velocity reducers in low- to moderate-velocity applications. And, because their decrease ratio is based on the amount of gear teeth by itself, they are smaller sized than other styles of gears. Like fine-pitch lead screws, worm gears are usually self-locking, making them ideal for hoisting and lifting applications.
Worms & Worm Gears
EP Gear’s worms and worm gears provide a highly effective answer for power transmission applications requiring high-ratio velocity reduction in a limited space using right angle (90°), nonintersecting shafts. When properly used, worms and worm gears provide the smoothest, quietest form of gearing.
Because the effectiveness of a worm equipment drive depends on the lead angle and number of begins on the worm – and because increased efficiency is always a goal, the ratio ought to be kept as low as possible. To run correctly, worms and worm gears utilized together will need to have the same diametral pitch and threads.
Our complete type of worms and worm gears could be ordered through the EP Equipment Guaranteed Same Day time Shipment Plan for the fastest delivery possible.
90°, nonintersecting shaft applications solution highly specialized power transmitting needs.
Our worm gears provide smoothest, quietest kind of gearing.
They offer high-ratio speed reduction in minimal spaces.
Their efficiency is easily increased by reducing ratios.
With some ratios, there is resistance to back driving.
Available from 48 DP to 3 DP
Stocked as single, double and quad start configurations