spur gear


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spur gear

spur gear

n.
A gear with teeth radially arrayed on the rim parallel to its axis.

spur gear

or

spur wheel

n
(Mechanical Engineering) a gear having involuted teeth either straight or helically cut on a cylindrical surface. Two such gears are used to transmit power between parallel shafts

spur′ gear`


n.
a gear having straight teeth cut on the rim parallel to the axis of rotation.
[1815–25]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.spur gear - gear wheels that mesh in the same planespur gear - gear wheels that mesh in the same plane
cogwheel, gear, gear wheel, geared wheel - a toothed wheel that engages another toothed mechanism in order to change the speed or direction of transmitted motion
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The helical gear differs from the spur gear in that its teeth are twisted along a helical path in the axial direction.
Modifying the involute straight tooth spur gear with straight line, parabola and sine curves can improve the dynamic performance of gear drive [2].
For the Hurricane, the spur gear attached to the end of each camshaft is used to drive two auxiliary units, via other spur gears and lay-shafts, per cylinder block.
Spur gear is the best gear type to be used because of parallel roller position.
Similar to an oversized drawer cabinet with two rows of trays--one at the front and one at the back--a rack and spur gear lift located between the rows picks or places individual trays from their respective positions, and delivers them to the operator's window at an ergonomic height.
India, March 22 -- Sealed for life and maintenance-free, 12 Vdc Model IGMRR-SD features 4-stage helical or spur gear design with 2 hp, 60:1, 68 rpm rating and 150 lb-ft torque.
The spur gear is a cylindrical gear on which the gear teeth are straight and cut parallel to the shaft," says Rightmier.
In this paper we are going to purpose a model for spur gear contact.
Manufacturing techniques for highly specialized equipment such as CMOS thermal-based accelerometers, external spur gear pumps and low-temperature polycrystalline silicon film are also analyzed.
The melters feature variable speed AC motors with spur gear pumps.
The fully enclosed direct spur gear transmission also means no chains, no wear and tear, and no maintenance.