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Increased Load Capacity of Worm Gears by Optimizing the Worm Wheel Bronze - May/June 2002

The article "Increased Load Capacity of Worm Gears by Optimizing the Worm Wheel Bronze" appeared in the May/June 2002 issue of Gear Technology.

Summary
The lifetime of worm gears is usually delimited by the bronze-cast worm wheels. The following presents some optimized cast bronzes, which lead to a doubling of wear resistance.

Keywords
Cast Bronze, Materials, Gear Design, Worm Design

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