B.I.R.S. Machine & Supply distributor of worm gears in east Alabama
Worm gears provide effective power transmission in applications requiring high-ratio speed
reduction in a limited space using right angle (90°), and non-intersecting shafts. Worm Gears
are also one of the smoothest, quietest form of gearing when properly applied. Efficiency of a
worm gear drive depends on the lead angle and number ofstarts on the worm, the ratio
should be kept low. Worms and worm gears operating together must have the same
diametral pitch and threads to runproperly.
B.I.R.S. Machine & Supply located in east Alabama offers worm gears manufactured from a variety of materials, such as acetal, Delrin®, nylon, Nylatron®, bronze, stainless, steel, and cast iron to suit your