Re: a big helix gear


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Posted by Ron on May 08, 2005 at 18:06:52:

In Reply to: Re: a big helix gear posted by Hobman on May 08, 2005 at 15:17:02:

Hobman,
I refer to a Skew gear set as helicals which run on shafts which are usually at 90*. I've seen sets where the driver has a much larger helix angle than the driven. I guess this is so that the driven has less chance of becoming the driver creating a sort of "reverse locking" arrangement, as in a worm set with a small helix angle.


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