Re: [DML] Gear Teeth Question
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Re: [DML] Gear Teeth Question

They are called SCREW GEARS

content22207 wrote:
> I'm no physics major, so here's a question for those who are:
> If you have two gears with teeth that intermesh at an angle, like a
> letter V, is it easier to rotate towards the point at the bottom or
> away towards the ends?
> I've been playing with my angle drive, and it sure seems easier to
> turn backwards than forwards. It's as if there's a binding force in
> one direction and a loosening force in the other.
> The gears in Smith angle drives angle towards the speedometer output.
> Our primary direction of wheel rotation turns the angles towards each
> other. If the unit were mounted on the right wheel, primary wheel
> rotation would turn the angles away from each other.
> Bill Robertson
> #5939

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