Use of spiral gears

Q.  Spiral gears are used only if the axes of two shafts are non-intersecting, non-parallel and __________.
- Published on 23 Sep 15

a. perpendicular
b. parallel
c. non-perpendicular
d. none of the above

ANSWER: non-perpendicular


  • Sravanthi   -Posted on 25 Sep 15
    Spiral gears are also called as crossed helical gears. They transmit less power due to point contact between them. Worm gears are used if the shafts are non-intersecting and perpendicular and spur or herringbone gears are used if shaft axes are parallel

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