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Girth Gears - More than Just Metal and Teeth - May 2017

The article "Girth Gears - More than Just Metal and Teeth" appeared in the May 2017 issue of Gear Technology.

Summary
Large, multi-segmented girth gears do not behave like the relatively compact, rigid, monolithic structures we typically envision when discussing gear manufacturing. Girth gears are very large, non-rigid structures that require special care during the machining of individual mating segments as well as the assembled gear blank itself.

Keywords
girth gears, big gears, fabricated gears, ANSI/AGMA 6014-B15

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