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What is a worm drive

A worm drive is a gear arrangement in which a worm (which is a gear in the form of a...

What is a Spur gear

A Spur gear or straight-cut gears are the simplest type of gear. They consist of a cylinder or disk with...

What is a Sprocket

A sprocket or sprocket-wheel is a profiled wheel with teeth, cogs, or even sprockets that mesh with a chain, track...

What is a Spline and Spline Shaft

Splines are ridges or teeth on a drive shaft that mesh with grooves in a mating piece and transfer torque...

What is a Rack and Pinion

Rack and pinion combinations are often used as part of a simple linear actuator, where the rotation of a shaft...

What is a Bevel Gear

A bevel gear is shaped like a right circular cone with most of its tip cut off. When two bevel...

Introduction to gears

Definition A gear or cogwheel is a rotating machine part having cut teeth, or cogs, which mesh with another toothed...

What is a Helical Gear

Helical Gear or “dry fixed” gears offer a refinement over spur gears. The leading edges of the teeth are not...