EP offers a complete selection of modular servo gearboxes /worm reducers. The modular design permits configurations with motor suggestions flange and result pinion for rack and pinion drives, in addition to solid productivity shafts, Hollow bore end result, and suggestions shafts for all other positioning applications. The modular design and style allows for common mounting of the gearbox in virtually any orientation.
Servo-Worm Reducers were specifically developed for make use of with the latest servo motors in applications that demand precise positioning and repeatability.
These reducers are suitable for applications in materials handling, automation, machine tool, and robotics.
The light weight modular aluminum housing design allows for easy machine integration, and excellent heat dissipation. A multitude of type flanges and couplings are available to allow easy mounting of practically any servo-motor and custom flanges could be accommodated. Result configurations with pinion, hollow bore, or sturdy shaft are available and may be configured for source with motor flange, no cost input shaft, or both free of charge input shaft and motor flange.
An optimized worm equipment tooth design insures high efficiency while at the same time decreasing backlash. Two degrees of backlash are available, Precise or Extra-precise, with backlash amounts to significantly less than 3 arc minutes.
Obtainable in 6 sizes
Ratios from 2 to 60:1
Torque Ability up to 4400 Lb.-Ft. (6000 Nm)
Input Boosts to 6000 RPM
Two backlash amounts – Precise and Extra-precise.
Modular design appropriate for rack & pinion system
4 input styles
7 output styles
28 possible standard configurations
Wide range of servo gearboxes, made to fit almost all servo motors found on the market
Designed for the highest torsional stiffness and the cheapest angular backlash, meant for the utmost torque and overhung loads
Bush with slot machines and hub clamp for servomotor coupling
Enhanced dimensional compactness due to direct servomotor coupling
Widest range of feasible servomotors coupling dimensions.
The correct technical solution because of a comprehensive selection of sizes, gear stages, transmission ratios, designs and nonstandard designs.
High-Torque (HT) Servo-Worm Reducers
This standard range of Servo-Worm Reducers are exquisite for use in applications that demand high precise positioning, repeatability and performance. They were especially developed for use with state-of-the-art servo engine technology, providing restricted integration of the engine to the unit. Angular backlash of significantly less than 1 arc-minutes is provided standard.
They are available in four sizes (50 mm to 100 mm center length) with input speeds up to 5,000 rpm, reduction ratios from 4.75 to 52:1 and output torque capacities up to 885 lb.ft. A wide selection of engine couplings and mounting flanges are for sale to assembly to virtually all servo motors, and the hollow bore end result works extremely well to mount outcome shafts, pinion shafts, or other drive elements.
Usual applications for these reducers include precision rotary axis drives, traveling gantries & columns, materials handling axis drives, zero-backlash axis drives and digital line shafting. Industries dished up include Material H, ling, Aerospace, Robotics, Machine Tool and Automation.
Gearing: Internal gear design was optimized to supply an angular backlash of significantly less than 1 arc-minutes in assembly, with the option of “in the discipline” adjustable backlash in the event that necessary.
Bearings: Input angular call bearings for high input speed, and robust output tapered-roller bearings for superior radial and axial load capability.
Housing: Aluminium housing once and for all heat dissipation, with integral source flange for servo motors and general mounting on any face.
Output: The productivity bore is available with a good compression-type hub or a ISO 9409-1 flange (see dimension pages). We give a line of accessories to adjust these outputs to right shafting, Rack & Pinions, or other gearing types.
This gearbox utilizes a 30:1 ratio worm-drive reduction for applications that require extremely slow and smooth rotational motion. The worm-drive design not merely minimizes backlash but also eliminates back-traveling the gearmotor so a position can be kept even when power isn’t applied. The precision floor 3/8” stainless steel productivity shaft is supported by dual 3/8” ABEC 5 ball bearings to aid a load from any orientation. The ¼” ABS plastic and metal structure provides a rigid framework without adding unnecessary weight and is very easily installed to any flat surface by utilizing the bottom mounting tabs. Our Typical Spur Gear motors will work with this gearbox (motor offered separately). The Vertical Shaft Worm-Drive Gearbox is exquisite for turn-tables, time-lapse devices and low-quickness applications that require high precision and torque.
Motor RPM required = 1 / (minutes per rotation desired / 30)
Example: 1 / (10 minutes per rotation / 30) = 3 RPM motor had a need to achieve ten minutes per rotation (in max speed)
now offers an economical right angle gearhead for use with small NEMA 23 through 56 and similar small metric servo and stepper motors. These reducers are best suited for basic action and input speeds of 2000 rpm where profile software costs certainly are a major consideration.
7 sizes with torque capacities up to 684 Nm
12 exact single level ratios from 7:1 to 100:1
2 stage ratios available
Inch or metric result shafts
Hollow output standard, insert shafts optional
2D and 3D drawings available online
Flexible servo motor interface
Clamp-design hub provides zero-backlash engine shaft connection
Aluminum diecast housing for low weight
Large end result bearings accommodate larger radial loads
Inch or metric hollow bore with keyway, solo and dual plug-in shafts also available
Double lip output seals provide maximum protection against contaminants
Face or base mounting choices, bolt on flanges and torque arms also available
Bronze wheels cast on the productivity shaft for higher strength
Hardened and surface worm shaft provides clean operation
Reducer completely sealed for common mounting and long-life lubrication
Two bearing worm support isolates electric motor bearings from radial and axial loads
Flexible coupling component eliminates electric motor misalignment and bearing wear
Worm Gears are ideal angle drives providing significant speed ratios on comparatively short center distances from 1/4” to 11”. When properly mounted and lubricated they function as quietist and smoothest operating type of gearing. Due to the high ratios conceivable with worm gearing, optimum speed reduction could be accomplished in fewer space than a great many other types of gearing. Worm and worm gears are powered by non-intersecting shafts at 90° angles.
EFFICIENCY of worm gear drives depends to a huge level on the helix position of the worm. Multiple thread worms and gears with higher helix angle prove 25% to 50% better than one thread worms. The mesh or engagement of worms with worm gears makes a sliding action leading to considerable friction and better lack of efficiency beyond other types of gearing. The make use of hardened and floor worm swith bronze worm gears raises efficiency.
LUBRICATION is an essential factor to improve efficiency in worm gearing. Worm gear action generates considerable heat, decreasing efficiency. The amount of ability transmitted at a given temperature increases as the effectiveness of the gearing raises. Proper lubrication enhances performance by reducing friction and heat.
RATIOS of worm equipment sets are determined by dividing the quantity of teeth in the apparatus by the amount of threads. Thus solitary threads yield bigger ratios than multiple threads. All EP. worm equipment sets are available with either still left or right side threads. EP. worm gear sets are offered with Qua, Double, Triple and Single-druple Threads.
Protection PROVISION: Worm gearing shouldn’t be used as a locking mechanism to carry heavy weights where reversing action could cause harm or harm. In applications where potential injury is non-existent and self-locking is preferred against backward rotation then use of an individual thread worm with a low helix angle instantly locks the worm equipment drive against backward rotation.
MATERIAL recommended for worms is going to be hardened steel and bronze for worm gears. On the other hand, depending on the application form unhardened metal worms operate adequately and considerably more economically with cast iron worm gears at 50% horsepower ratings. Furthermore to metal and hardenedsteel, worms can be found in lightweight aluminum, stainless, bronze and nylon; worm gears are available in steel, hardened metal, stainless, lightweight aluminum, nylon and nonmetallic (phenolic).
EP also sells gear tooth measuring equipment called GEAR GAGES! Gear Gages reduce mistakes, save money and time when identifying and purchasing gears. These pitch templates can be purchased in nine sets to identify all the common pitch sizes: Diametral Pitch “DP”, Circular Pitch “CP”, External Involute Splines, Metric Module “MOD”, Stub Tooth, Great Pitches, Coarse Pitches and Uncommon Pitches. Make reference to the section on Equipment GAGES for catalog quantities when ordering.
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