What is helix angle?

Q.  Angle made by ________ with axis of rotation is called as helix angle.
- Published on 19 Oct 15

a. only helix
b. only teeth
c. helix or teeth
d. none of the above

ANSWER: helix or teeth


  • Sravanthi   -Posted on 28 Sep 15
    Helix angle is the angle made by helix or teeth with the axis of rotation. Helix angle normally ranges between 15o to 30o & for double helical gears the angle is between 23o and 45o. It is the angle made by the helix with axis.

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