herringbone gear


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herringbone gear

n
(Mechanical Engineering) a gearwheel having two sets of helical teeth, one set inclined at an acute angle to the other so that V-shaped teeth are formed. Also called: double-helical gear
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Limited Tenders are invited for Procurement of herringbone gear and pinion set for gear box of bfw pump 1.
Exhibiting Xtru extrusion gear pumps in seven sizes and a herringbone gear section for constant pressure generation in film extrusion.
has commercialized a method of machining what are said to be the first one-piece herringbone gear shafts for melt pumps.