Face Gears: Geometry and Strength
The article "Face Gears: Geometry and Strength" appeared in the January/February 2007 issue of Gear Technology.
There are three distinct gear types in angle drives. The most commonly used are bevel and worm drives. Face gear drives are the third alternative.
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