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Basic Geometric Calculation for Worm Gears


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Input Parameters

Teeth type - common or spiral

Gear ratio and tooth numbers

Pressure angle (the angle of tool prole)

Module m (With ANSI - English units, enter tooth pitch p = m)

Unit addendum ha *

Unit clearance c *

Unit dedendum llet r f *

Face widths b 1 , b 2

Unit worm gear correction x

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Normal module m x = m n cos

Axial pressure angle x=a

Normal pressure angle n = arctg (tg cos )

Helix/lead angle = arcsin z 1 /q

Spiral gearing ZA

Axial module m n = m x / cos

Normal module mx=m

Axial pressure angle n = arctg (tg cos )

Normal pressure angle x=

Helix/lead angle = arctan z 1 /q

Normal tooth pitch

pn=mn

Axial tooth pitch

px=x

Basic tooth pitch

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d1=qm

Worm gear pitch circle diameter

d2=z2mx

Worm outside cylinder diameter

d a1 = d 1 + 2mh a *

Worm gear outside circle diameter

d a2 = d 2 + 2m (h a * + x)

Worm root cylinder diameter

d f1 = d 1 - 2m (h a * + c * )

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d w2 = d 2

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d b2 = d 2 cos x

Center distance

Chamfer angle of worm gear rim

Worm tooth thickness in normal plane

Worm gear tooth thickness in normal plane

Worm tooth thickness in axis plane

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Contact ratio

=+

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Minimum worm gear tooth correction

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h a * 0 = h a * + c * - r f * (1 - sin )

c = 0.3 for = 20 degrees

c = 0.2 for = 15 degrees

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