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B3-23: Worm Gear

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  • ID Code: B3-23
  • Purpose: Illustrate mechanical advantage
  • Description: The worm gear is a simple machine which illustrates mechanical advantage. Using only a small torque, a relatively heavy weight can be lifted. Concomitantly, a fast rotation of the worm produces a slow angular displacement of the wheel. The mechanical advantage is 136.
  • Availability: Available
  • Loc codes: B3, FS2
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