The primary benefit of worm gears is their ability to offer substantial reduction ratios and correspondingly higher torque multipliers. They can also be utilised as reducers for minimal to medium speed apps. Also, since their reduction ratio is based on the variety of enamel on the gear, they are more compact than other varieties of gears. Like fantastic pitch leadscrews, worm gears are usually self-locking, creating them excellent for hoisting and hoisting applications.