Re: [Amel Yacht Owners] Re: Worn Worm Gears in Furling Gearboxes


Danny and Yvonne SIMMS
 

Hi,
Not that it is critical other than it helps for identification, the smaller gear on a shaft, engaging with a larger gear is known as a pinion. If you google the word you will see they come in a variety of shapes and sizes. That is my understanding.
Regards
Danny
SM 299
Ocean Pearl

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On 8 Oct 2017 19:37, "divanz620@... [amelyachtowners]" <amelyachtowners@...> wrote:
 

Ok.....you win.....

I believe the output device is also known as a worm wheel.....but no matter
Cheers
Alan

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