A worm gear system is composed of a worm as well as a worm wheel as the cross axis. Due to its compact design, it is ideal for applications that require high-speed reduction and machinery requiring precision and smooth operation. These types of gears are commonly used in various applications for customers of Riley Gear, including automotive, maritime, material handling parts, etc.
Usually, worm gears are made by using a cutting tool that is similar to the one used to mate the gear with. Worms can be hobbed, turned, ground or milled, or even produced using a combination of these techniques.
Riley Gear is one of the top gear manufacturing companies in the country, specializing in partnering with customers and engineering custom worm gears to exceed expectations. We have decades of experience working with a wide range of industries and utilizing our specialized equipment to fulfill the unique needs of each business. If you want to learn more about our engineering inspection and manufacturing process, or have a specific project you would like to discuss, please get in touch with our friendly staff by filling out the form below.
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