spiral gear

Also found in: Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
Related to spiral gear: Helical gear

spi′ral gear′

a type of helical gear used for transmitting power between shafts that are at an angle to each other.
References in periodicals archive ?
The spiral gear is mounted on a sturdy countershaft of the cone crusher, which rides in bronze bushings.
In the area of spiral gear dynamics analysis, Li and Hu [14] analyzed the axial-lateral-torsional coupled spiral bevel geared system theoretically and the dynamic behavior of the system was investigated by numerical method.
In Figure 1, for a combining spiral gear system, the shaft angle between mating gears is set as [pi]/2.
QTC Gears stocks over 3,800 off-the-shelf metric gears including bevel gears, helical gears, internal gears, miter gears, racks ratchets & pawls, spiral gears, spur gears, screw gears, worm gears, internal gears, miter gears, etc.