gear teeth


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gear teeth

[′gir ‚tēth]
(design engineering)
Projections on the circumference or face of a wheel which engage with complementary projections on another wheel to transmit force and motion.
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The reduction in compound viscosity caused by the increase in temperature results in improved flow properties, which in turn facilitate the complete filling of the gear teeth cavities at the inlet of the pump.
Not only are the gear teeth curved at the tips but the worm is also curved, or throated, so that its form envelops the curve of the gear.
Finite element modeling and stress analysis of helical gear teeth.
The Molylube Open Gear and Rope Lubricant, according to Bel-Ray, is a highly tenacious lubricant that ensures adherence to the gear teeth creating excellent resistance to throw-off and slinging.
In addition to which, the LS 180 F's cutter head design is such that workpieces with both internal and external gear teeth can be machined in the same clamping operation, as the machine is equipped with a standard twin-track cam.
It provides high transmission efficiency, reduces engine heating, provides proper clutch friction, insures better oxidation and protects gear teeth from corrosion.
It is the angle between the common normal to two gear teeth at the point of contact and the common tangent at the pitch point.
Wear is the gear fault which uniformly distributed over the gear tooth surface, and it is normally caused by the sliding motion between gear teeth.
In mechanical power transmission by means of a geartrain, gear teeth deliver the power by rolling and sliding over each other.
Spitas, "Increasing the strength of standard involute gear teeth with novel circular root fillet design," American Journal of Applied Sciences, vol.
Wittenstein AG received the Hermes Award for its product "Galaxie"--a high-performance gearhead with independently movable gear teeth arranged in such a way that all surfaces of each tooth are able to engage with the teeth of the fixed outer ring gear.
Gear teeth can become stripped, causing the wipers to fail.