worm screw


Related to worm screw: worm gear

worm screw

n.
The spirally threaded shaft of a worm gear.
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Designed for heavy-duty subsea applications, the Rotork WGS quarter-turn gearbox features a worm shaft supported on tapered roller bearings, a high-strength alloy steel worm screw, and a membrane- or piston- type pressure compensator to enable operation at any depth.
Must accept fill signal from host line and give end of fill signal in return host filling conveyor 3 metre long conveyor worm screw indexing to suit irregular bottle shapes able to index 2 or 3 pitches at a time able to accept either twin or twin and single lane fillers either liquid or other.
He designed the helicopter and many other machines such as the eccentric cam, the worm screw, the hygrometer, the oil press, the anemometer, the rolling mill, the flywheel, the jack or the toothed rack, the ball bearings amongst others," he said.
Obviously the telescope should not be assembled out of balance, especially with the RA axis locked, as this will damage the worm screw and strip the wheel teeth.
The 5AX-20011 CNC Rotary Table has a patented carbide worm system that uses a carbide worm screw and ion nitrided worm wheel, rather than a conventional bronze or bronze alloy actuation mechanism.
Founded in 1948 in Saltsburg, Pennsylvania, Breeze invented and patented the first worm-drive hose clamp, which uses a worm screw configuration to tighten, seal and connect pipes and tubes.
Designed with a carbide worm system, the table has reduced friction due to the incorporated carbide worm screw and an ion-nitrided worm wheel, the company says.
Carbide worm system incorporates a carbide worm screw and an ion-nitrided worm wheel, rather than a conventional bronze or bronze alloy actuation mechanism.
The model I use and recommend is fed through a wide funnel on top, goes through a worm screw that presses out the juice and pulp (which comes out a screen down across a tray into a waiting bowl).
The worm screw has a ZI involute profile providing a gear ratio up to 1:300 as well as better performance at reduced temperature.
These tables feature a patented carbide worm screw and ion-nitrided worm gear construction to ensure the accuracy of the table position, even in heavy-duty applications.