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couple roue/vis sans fin

English translation: worm drive/ worm gearing

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French term or phrase:couple roue/vis sans fin
English translation:worm drive/ worm gearing
Entered by: Lavinia Pirlog
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10:42 Apr 5, 2008
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Tech/Engineering - Mechanics / Mech Engineering
French term or phrase: couple roue/vis sans fin
1) Suite à l’expertise du réparateur, il y a nécessité de modifier ou reconfigurer le matériel X: le dossier est alors transmis à X pour analyse. Les modifications mineures (changement du rapport de réduction du couple roue/vis sans fin par exemple) seront faites par le réparateur, sur conseil et préconisation de X. Les modifications majeures et les reconfigurations de produit seront pilotées par X qui étudiera ces dossiers au cas par cas.
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Lavinia Pirlog
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worm drive/ worm gearing
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Dolores Vázquez
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3 +4worm drive/ worm gearing
Dolores Vázquez
4worm gear (ratio)
A Boukheit
3cog/endless screw
Irene McClure
2worm and wheel assembly/set/pair
Philippe Etienne

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worm drive/ worm gearing

An option.

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Dolores Vázquez
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agree  fourth: I can't find a more common term
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agree  ChalmersPreire: worm gearing
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agree  raj_gup
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agree  David Goward: "worm drive" for the full assy (cf. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Worm_drive)
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cog/endless screw

Here is a picture of a cog and endless screw set up:


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The latter here suggests that the combination of cog and endless screw is known as a 'worm', as Dolores suggests above...

Irene McClure
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worm and wheel assembly/set/pair

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Philippe Etienne
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Works in field
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worm gear (ratio)


    Reference: http://www.google.com/search?hl=en&rls=GGLJ%2CGGLJ%3A2007-48...
A Boukheit
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