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AGMA STANDARD Practice for Single and Double-Reduction, Double-Enveloping Worm and Helical-Worm Speed Reducers ‘Prbliched by: AMERICAN GEAR MANUFACTURERS ASSOCIATION 1390 Mattachusetts Avenue, NW. © Washington, D.C. 20005 Personnel of Double Enveloping Units Product Group Task Committee G. A. Shimmin, Chairman, Cone Drive vi, Michigan Tool Co., Detroit, Michigan P. N, Gustafson, Cone Drive Div., Michigan Tool Co., Detroit, Michigan J. K. Mortis, Western Gear Corporation, Lynwood, Califeraia R. E, Smallwood, Dominion Engineering Company, Ltd., Lachine, Quebec, Canada AGMA Standatds are subject to constant improvement, revision or withdrawal as dictated by experience. Any person who refers to AGMA technical publications should satisfy himself that he has the latest information available from the Association on the subject matter FOREWORD This standard practice is a revision of Standard AGMA 441.02, ‘Practice for Double Eaveloping-Worm Gear Speed Reducers”, daced January, 1954. Revisions include: Enlarging the scope of the standard to take in double reduction reducers incorporating helical gearing as the initial reduction; addition of input power rating data for surface durability formerly contained in withdcawn Standard AGMA 214.02; referencing to other applicable AGMA Standarde chat have been adopted since Standard AGMA 441.02 was published This standard was approved by the AGMA membership as of October 22, 1963. Tables or other selfesupporting sections may be quoted or extracted in their entirety. Credit lines should read: “Extracted from AGMA Standard Practice for Single and Double-Reduction, Double-Enveloping Worm and Helical-Worm Speed Reducers (AGMA 441.03), with the permission of the publisher, the Ameri= can Gear Manufacturers Association, 1330 Massachusetts Avenue, N.W., Wasb= ington, D.C. 20005" COPYRIGHT, 1953, BY AMERICAN GEAR MANUFACTURERS ASSOCIATION