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hypoid gear

(ˈhaɪpɔɪd)
n
(Automotive Engineering) a gear having a tooth form generated by a hypocycloidal curve; used extensively in motor vehicle transmissions to withstand a high surface loading
[C20: hypoid, shortened from hypocycloid]
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Limited Tenders are invited for Supply of hypoid gear
Strong rigid front axle, hypoid rear axles provide superior traction and grade ability, and unmatched reliability.
That is, there is a tactile probe for inspecting spur and helical cylindrical gears, as well as straight, spiral and hypoid bevel gears with a diameter up to 300 mm.
The teeth on bevel gears can be straight, spiral or hypoid.
Dynamics of a hypoid gear pair considering the effects of time-varying mesh parameters and backlash nonlinearity, Journal of Sound and Vibration 308(1-2): 302-329.
Gear types include spiral bevel gears, spur gears, worm gears, helical gears and hypoid gears.
The 279-feet-long research vessel appeared in the 1976 movie King Kong because of its hypoid propulsion drive at that time, which allowed it to move sideways.
At Bauma 2016, MAN will launch a new light hypoid tandem axle unit for payload-sensitive transport tasks which compared to fitting a planetary axle, weighs in approximately 280kg lighter, and compared to the normal hypoid axles currently available with a 13t load capacity, achieves a weight advantage of 180kg.
Automotive Gears Market by Application (Transmission, Differential, Steering System, Other), Product Type (Planetary, Bevel, Rack & Pinion, Hypoid, Worm, Helical, Non-Metallic), Material (Metallic, Non-Metallic), & by Vehicle Type - Global Forecasts to 2020
More efficient than worm gearboxes as a result of hardened hypoid gearing
Each model features enhanced efficiency from hypoid or helical gearing, which leads to greater torque output and allows for smaller motors to aid in energy efficiency.
The system included a power transfer unit (PTU), linked to the transmission's final drive differential, containing a synchroniser and brake to disconnect the all-wheel drive system upstream of the PTU hypoid gears.