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# 2/7/2012

ZAR3 Worm Gear Calculation

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ZAR3 / ZAR3+
Software for Worm Gear Calculation
(C) Copyright 1993-2011 by HEXAGON Software, Berlin

Bases for Calculation ZAR3 calculates all dimensions of worm gears with ZI, ZA, ZK, ZN or ZH worms, as well as efficiency, tooth forces and the safety margins against root fatigue fracture and pitting.

Pre-dimensioning
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Or by varying the axial distance ratio and addendum modification you can determine the optimum worm gear for your application. drive rotational speed and material. drive power.htm 2/10 .hexagon. as well as the efficiency of the gear. Strength Calculation The strength calculation computes the factors SF (fatigue fracture) and SH (pitting) along with tooth forces on the worm and worm gear. The recommendations can be used in the following geometry and strength calculations. http://www.2/7/2012 ZAR3 Worm Gear Calculation In pre-dimensioning recommendations are made for axial distance. Geometry Calculation In dimensioning you can adjust the recommended values to match available sizes or company standards. modulus and number of teeth based on gear ratio.de/zar3_e.

The program provides recommended values and help graphics for determination of the tooth friction value. http://www.hexagon. toothing and idling loss of power. ZAR3 generates diagrams of efficiency as function of lubricant viscosity and temperature.2/7/2012 ZAR3 Worm Gear Calculation Efficiency ZAR3 calculates the toothing efficiency.htm 3/10 .de/zar3_e.

hexagon.htm 4/10 . http://www.2/7/2012 ZAR3 Worm Gear Calculation Material Data Base The program already includes a data base containing the most important gear materials and their values. Users of the ZAR1+ spur gear and ZAR2 bevel gear programs can access this as a common data base.de/zar3_e.

2/7/2012 ZAR3 Worm Gear Calculation Tooth Forces Axial and radial forces. These values can be transfered to the WL1/WL1+ software for shaft calculation. http://www.de/zar3_e.hexagon. Plus-Version ZAR3+ The extended version ZAR3+ provides additional functions: ZAR3+ generates true-scale drawing of worm and worm gear.htm 5/10 . as well as tangential force and normal force are calculated.

htm 6/10 .hexagon. These functions are useful for design of complementary gears of steel worm and plastic worm gear. http://www.2/7/2012 ZAR3 Worm Gear Calculation ZAR3+ provides an additional input window for modifications of tooth height factors and profile shift coefficient x.de/zar3_e.

htm 7/10 .2/7/2012 ZAR3 Worm Gear Calculation ZAR3+ calculates tooth thickness and over pin/ball diameters (OPD). http://www. You can enter pin diameter and flank tolerances or select from tolerance system according to DIN 3967.de/zar3_e.hexagon.

2/7/2012 ZAR3 Worm Gear Calculation CAD Interface A true-scale drawing of worm and worm gear.htm 8/10 .hexagon. The drawings can of course also be displayed on screen and printed out. as well as tables with the toothing data can be exported to CAD via the DXF or IGES interfaces.de/zar3_e. http://www.

HEXAGON Help System http://www. Input data may be loaded from an Excel worksheet.2/7/2012 ZAR3 Worm Gear Calculation Import/Export Text printout can be generated as HTML table and exported to Excel.de/zar3_e.htm 9/10 .hexagon.

sample data. XP. Hardware and Software Requirements ZAR3 is a 32 bit application for Windows 95. Download ZAR3+ Demo for Windows 95/98/NT/2000/XP/Vista/7 (740 kB) Pricelist | Order | E-Mail | Homepage http://www.de/zar3_e. 7. For example.hexagon. There are also diagrams for optimizing the diameter-to-center distance ratio dm1/a in relation to fatigue stress or efficiency. 2000. Information and Update Service HEXAGON Software is continuously improved and updated. Vista. 98. Each program is provided with an individual license number and user files. help text and auxiliary pictures User manual License agreement for indefinite period of time with update information. NT.htm 10/10 . When error messages occur you can have an error description and remedy suggestion displayed. No extra charge is made to registered users for telephonic support and hotline use. Licensed users can obtain new versions at the update price. Scope of Delivery CD-ROM with program.2/7/2012 ZAR3 Worm Gear Calculation For all entries a help text or auxiliary picture can be displayed. Users can modify and append help texts and auxiliary pictures. there are diagrams for input of the tooth friction value µz0 in relation to lubricant and average slide speed.