Category: Gears

Gear Hardness Representation and Gear Hardness Table

There are 4 general representations of gear hardness. 1. Rockwell Hardness (HRC) 2. Shore Hardness (HS) 3. Vickers Hardness (HV) 4. Brinell Hardness (HBS) The following table shows the correspondence between 4 different representations of gear hardness. Save it for a rainy day. Gear Hardness Table

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Gear and Gearbox Lubrication

Functions of Lubrication When used in a gearbox, the lubricant provides two primary two benefits: to lubricate the teeth and to remove heat generated from the gear operation. The lubricant is also often used for lubricating the various bearings found in the gearbox. If the correct lubricant is selected for...

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Categories and Types of Gears

Gears Types 1. According to position of tooth and gear surface, gears can be divided into external gears and internal gears. 2. According to shapes of gears, gears can be divided into spur gears, bevel gears, non-circular gears, racks. 3. According to shapes of gears tooth, gears can be divided...

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Gears history tips

The history of gears can be traced back 300 BC, gears were explained in “Mechanical Problems” written by Aristotle, a famous Ancient Greek philosopher. In Eastern Han Dynasty, about the 1st century AD, herringbone gears had emerged. To the 14th century, gears began to be used on the watch and...

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