Spur Gears

The most common type of gears are spur gears, also known as straight-cut gears, and can be found in a multitude of applications. They have been specifically designed to transmit large amounts of power by placing them on parallel shafts which rotate in opposite directions.Spur gears have an involute profile with straight teeth which project radially and are parallel to the rotation of the axis. This allows for a smoother operation between each gear and permits greater mounting distances. Spur gears can have a central hub or be hubless.The standard pressure angles in spur gears are 14.5, 20 and 25 degrees, and refer to the angle that force is transmitted between the meshing gears.Spur gears are capable of meshing with other gears, with many gears being used to create large gear reductions. When they are meshed the gear with the most teeth is referred to as the gear, whereas the one with smaller teeth is referred to as the pinion.So what are the advantages? High transmission efficiency Compact and very easy to install Constant velocity ratio No slippage – unlike belt drives Highly reliable Can transmit large amounts of powerTypes of spur gearsPlastic spur gears are commonly made from acetal or nylon and have many positive characteristics including being lightweight, non-rusting and quiet. They enable low cost and large production capabilities, and are also able to operate without lubrication. For hygiene reasons, plastic spur gears are an excellent choice for use in industries dealing with food production and medical equipment.Metal spur gears have more strength, load-carrying capacity and heat resilience than their plastic counterpart. They are more dimensionally stable compared to plastic and can be made from many metals such as aluminium, brass and stainless steel.Common applications Metal cutting machines Power plants Marine engines Mechanical clocks and watches Fuel pumps Washing machines Gear motors and gear pumps Rack and pinion mechanisms Material handling equipment Automobile gear boxes Steel mills Rolling millsSpur gears are however very loud and so will not be found in vehicles. When the teeth collide with each other there is an impact noise which is really loud compared to the helical gears found in cars.

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RS Stock No. 521-7556
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1 32 POM 6mm 14mm 32mm 6mm
RS Stock No. 878-7890
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HK$272.27
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0.8 60 Steel 10mm 22mm 48mm 6mm
RS Stock No. 878-7875
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HK$140.71
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0.8 32 Steel 6mm 12mm 25.6mm 6mm
RS Stock No. 182-7873
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HK$202.78
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0.7 45 Steel 6mm 18mm 31.5mm 5mm
RS Stock No. 521-7231
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0.8 12 POM 3mm 6mm 9.6mm 4mm
RS Stock No. 182-7852
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HK$675.44
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1.5 80 Steel 15mm 60mm 120mm 17mm
RS Stock No. 182-7823
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1 55 Steel 12mm 40mm 55mm 15mm
RS Stock No. 521-7102
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0.5 36 POM 5mm 10mm 18mm 3mm
RS Stock No. 878-7916
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1 30 Steel 6mm 14mm 30mm 5mm
RS Stock No. 182-7801
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HK$57.94
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1 12 Steel 5mm 9mm 12mm 15mm
RS Stock No. 521-6288
BrandRS PRO
HK$99.99
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1 26 Steel 8mm 22mm 26mm 10mm
RS Stock No. 521-7354
BrandRS PRO
HK$33.63
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0.8 40 POM 6mm 12mm 32mm 4mm
RS Stock No. 182-7808
BrandRS PRO
HK$85.46
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1 20 Steel 8mm 16mm 20mm 15mm
RS Stock No. 182-7954
BrandRS PRO
HK$218.23
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2 35 - 12mm 26mm 70mm 15mm
RS Stock No. 182-7841
BrandRS PRO
HK$190.71
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1.5 30 Steel 12mm 30mm 45mm 17mm
RS Stock No. 521-6698
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HK$1,215.73
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2 80 Steel 20mm 60mm 160mm 20mm
RS Stock No. 521-6216
BrandRS PRO
HK$76.08
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1 15 Steel 8mm 17mm 15mm 10mm
RS Stock No. 878-7878
BrandRS PRO
HK$131.56
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0.8 25 Steel 6mm 12mm 20mm 6mm
RS Stock No. 521-7146
BrandRS PRO
HK$36.26
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0.5 50 POM 5mm 12mm 25mm 3mm
RS Stock No. 521-6547
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