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What’s On Right Angle Gear Motors?

November 09, 2017

Right angle gear motors are extensively used in several industries and various applications such as industrial equipment, medical applications, packaging equipment, conveyors and more. These motors are the ideal choice for these types of applications because they are excellent for limited spaces. Right angle motors are also designed to provide optimum performance at high levels of efficiency, torque, and speed in small spaces. This makes them a very popular choice for different companies.


Complete Break Down of Right Angle Gear Motors


Right angle gear motors are motors built with gears that are interlocking toothed wheels to provide a machine with more speed and torque. They are motors that work by converting energy and using it to perform a specific task. This is a gear motor that can consist of a variety of gears to achieve different results. It is a motor designed to have various combinations of gears that can provide torque, better control of speeds or quieter operations.


The Various Types of Gears that May Be Used in Right Angle Gear Motors


  • Worm Gears - These are longer gears that resemble a screw with thread interlocking with a larger gear, with several worm gear rotations, which is equivalent to one gear rotation. They are excellent for single stage speed reduction operations.
  • Offset Gears - This is a type gear commonly used in food equipment and pumps dispensers. These gears feature several gears that power the central shaft of the motor to a parallel axis.
  • Helical Gears - Right angle gear motors can also consist of helical gears that feature tooth cut gears at an angle instead, to produce less stress to the motor and to run more quietly.
  • Spur Gears - These gears feature teeth that are cut parallel to the shaft. They reduce speed when more gears are used.
  • Spiral Bevel Gears - These gears act like helical gears but they feature quieter operations and their teeth are spiral in shape.
  • Hypoid Gears – This is a type of gear that allows installation of bearing for additional support. They are almost similar to spiral bevel gears but they don’t have anything to do with the shaft.