Diametral pitch


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Related to Diametral pitch: Circular Pitch, Pitch Diameter
(Gearing) the distance which bears the same relation to the pitch proper, or circular pitch, that the diameter of a circle bears to its circumference; it is sometimes described by the number expressing the quotient obtained by dividing the number of teeth in a wheel by the diameter of its pitch circle in inches; as, 4 pitch, 8 pitch, etc.

See also: Pitch

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The diametral pitch was then calculated from (1) knowing the addendum.
The heavy-duty Model 300 provides for a bigger part diameter, coarser diametral pitch, and bigger hob capacity than traditional Koepfer hobbing machines.
The heavy-duty Model 300 provides for big part diameters, coarser diametral pitch, and bigger hob capacity than other hobbing machines from the manufacturer.