SMRV series worm-gear speed reducer is a new-generation of products developed by our company with combination of advanced by technology both at home and abroad.
(1)Large output torque
(2) Safe, reliable, economical and durable
(3) Stable transmission, quiet operation
(4) High heat-radiating efficiency, high carrying ability
(5) Combination of 2 single-step worm gear speed reducers, meeting the requirements of super speed ratio
(6) Mechanical gearboxes are widely used in the sectors,like foodstuff, ceramics, and chemical manufacturing, as well as packing, printing, dyeing and plastics
(1) Motor input power:0.06kw-15kw
(2) Output torque:4-2320N.M
(3) Speed ratio of worm gear peed reducer: 5/10/15/20/25/30/40/50/60/80/100
(4) With IEC motor input flange: 56B14/71B14/80B5/90B5
(1) NMRV571-NMRV090: Aluminium alloy housing
(2) NMRV110-150: Cast iron housing
(3) Bearing: CHINAMFG bearing & Homemade bearing
(4) Lubricant: Synthetic & Mineral
(5) The material of the worm mandrel is HT250, and the worm ring gear is ZQSn10-1.
(6) With high quality homemade bearings, assembled CHINAMFG oil seals & filled with high quality lubricant.
(1)When worm speed reducer starts to work up to200-400 hours, its lubricant should be replaced.
(2)The gearbox need to replace the oil after 4000 hours.
(3)Worm reduction gearbox is fully filled with lubricant oil after finshed assembly.
(4)Lubricanting oil should be kept enough in the casing and checked at a fixed time.
(1) Blue / Light blue
(2) Silvery White
(1) Quality guarantee: 1 year
(2) Certificate of quality: ISO9001:2000
(3) Every product must be tested before sending
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Can a Worm Gearbox be Used for High-Speed Applications?
Worm gearboxes are generally not recommended for high-speed applications due to their inherent design characteristics. Here’s why:
- Efficiency: Worm gearboxes tend to have lower efficiency compared to other gearbox types, which means they can generate more heat and experience more energy loss at high speeds.
- Heat Generation: The sliding contact between the worm and worm wheel in a worm gearbox can lead to significant friction and heat generation, especially at high speeds. This heat can cause thermal expansion, affecting the gearbox’s performance and longevity.
- Wear and Noise: High speeds can exacerbate wear and noise issues in worm gearboxes. Increased friction and wear can lead to faster degradation of components, resulting in reduced lifespan and increased maintenance needs.
- Backlash: Worm gearboxes may have higher backlash compared to other gearbox types, which can impact precision and accuracy in high-speed applications.
While worm gearboxes are more commonly used in applications requiring high torque and moderate speeds, they may not be the best choice for high-speed scenarios. If high-speed operation is a requirement, other gearbox types such as helical, spur, or planetary gearboxes are often better suited due to their higher efficiency, lower heat generation, and reduced wear at elevated speeds.
Materials Used for Worm Gears
Worm gears are manufactured using a variety of materials to meet different application requirements. Some commonly used materials for worm gears include:
- Steel: Steel is a popular choice for worm gears due to its strength, durability, and wear resistance. It can handle heavy loads and is often used in industrial applications.
- Bronze: Bronze offers good lubricity and is commonly used for the worm gear (worm) component. It provides effective wear resistance and works well in applications where quiet operation is essential.
- Cast Iron: Cast iron is known for its high strength and durability. It’s often used for worm gears in applications where shock loads or heavy-duty conditions are expected.
- Aluminum: Aluminum worm gears are lightweight and corrosion-resistant, making them suitable for applications where weight reduction is important.
- Plastic: Some worm gears are made from plastic materials such as nylon or acetal. These materials are often chosen for their self-lubricating properties and quiet operation.
- Composite Materials: Composite materials can offer a combination of properties, such as lightweight construction and corrosion resistance. They can be suitable for specific applications.
The choice of material depends on factors such as the application’s load, speed, operating environment, and required performance characteristics. It’s important to consider these factors when selecting the appropriate material for worm gears to ensure optimal performance and longevity.
Can a Worm Gearbox Provide High Torque Output?
Yes, a worm gearbox is capable of providing high torque output due to its unique design and principle of operation. Worm gears are known for their high torque multiplication capabilities, making them suitable for applications that require significant torque transfer.
The torque output of a worm gearbox is influenced by several factors:
- Lead Angle: The lead angle of the worm affects the mechanical advantage of the gear system. A larger lead angle can result in higher torque output.
- Worm Diameter: A larger diameter worm can offer increased torque output as it provides more contact area with the gear.
- Gear Ratio: The gear ratio between the worm and the gear determines the torque multiplication factor. A higher gear ratio leads to higher torque output.
- Lubrication: Proper lubrication is essential to minimize friction and ensure efficient torque transmission.
- Material and Quality: High-quality materials and precision manufacturing contribute to the gearbox’s ability to handle high torque loads.
Due to their ability to provide high torque output in a compact form factor, worm gearboxes are commonly used in various industrial applications, including heavy machinery, construction equipment, conveyor systems, and more.
editor by CX 2023-10-07