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The Development of Worm Drives - February 2018

Joe J. Liou and Stefan Rakuff

The article "The Development of Worm Drives" appeared in the February 2018 issue of Power Transmission Engineering.

Summary
A worm drive is a geared power transmission device in which a worm meshes with a worm gear to transmit power between two non-intersecting shafts that are oriented at a right angle. The worm drive has been an active and challenging topic of technological study since Leonardo da Vinci (1452-1519).

Keywords
worm drives, worm gears

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