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    Common Applications for Worm Gearboxes [VIDEO]

    Posted by Troy Branham on Oct 14 ,2021

    The worm gearbox is an effective compact mechanical solution to reducing speed or increasing torque in many industrial settings. It can help with engineering challenges around rotational speed and torque. Another benefit is the gearing system inside a worm gearbox is self-locking by nature. A worm gearbox gets its name from the screw-shaped shaft that drives it and how that interacts with the wheel gear is where the magic happens. 

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    Topics: Worm Gearbox, Gearboxes