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bevel gear

a gear having teeth cut into a conical surface known as the pitch zone. Two such gears mesh together to transmit power between two shafts at an angle to each other
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bevel gear

[′bev·əl ‚gir]
(mechanical engineering)
One of a pair of gears used to connect two shafts whose axes intersect.
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bevel gear

bevel gear
A pair of toothed wheels with teeth cut on a surface at an angle other than 90° to the axis of the shaft on which the wheels are mounted. Bevel gear permits one shaft to drive another shaft that is not parallel to it.
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On straight and spiral bevel gears, the shafts must be perpendicular to each other, but they must also be in the same plane.
Typical spiral bevel gears applied in aeronautical transmission system are manufactured by Gleason face hobbing process [17].
As a typical gear transmission system, the spiral bevel gear system has been used in main reducer of automobile driving axle; particularly dynamic response is one of the most important factors affecting NVH performance; its characteristic research has attracted the attention of domestic and foreign scholars.
Saravanan used a combined approach, Hilbert transform and Support Vector Machine, for the fault detection in bevel gear with 100 % accuracy [23].
Dynamic modal analysis of automotive spiral bevel gears with high rotation speed, Automotive Engineering 33(5): 447-448 (in Chinese).
(2011) used pulse electrochemical finishing (PECF) for the spiral bevel gears in which only one gear tooth was finished at a time.
"The toughest part of this job--and there were many tough parts--was to get the shaft keyways aligned properly in orientation to the surfaces of the spiral bevel gears. The math involved here was staggering," Chinnusamy said.
Shaft 10 speed--the second output shaft--is the result of cylindrical gears 5 and 6 speed difference fixed with bevel gears 7.
Sujatha, Static and Dynamic Analysis of Spur and Bevel Gears using FEM, Mech.
From bevel gears to rings and pinions to helical gears and worm gears, Durst can custom engineer components and systems for a wide range of applications such as specialty vehicles like conveyors, cranes, forklifts and mining equipment; prime power generation; agricultural applications such as bailers, spreaders, combines and fertilizers; marine such as tug and fishing boats; and off-highway and construction equipment including backhoes, cement mixers, lawn tractors and utility vehicles.
The three-week stoppage, from Tuesday will allow the driving rods and bevel gears to be removed and taken to a workshop in Shropshire for overhaul.
The three-week stoppage, from next Tuesday, will allow the driving rods and bevel gears to be removed and taken to a workshop in Shropshire for overhaul.