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Structural classification
- Feb 24, 2017 -

General gear teeth, the alveolar and face, method, tip circle and root circle, base-circle, circle.

Gear teeth

Referred to as teeth are on each one for the raised part of the meshing gears, which raised portion generally arranged radially, matching gear tooth contact keeps the gear meshing operation.


Is the space between two adjacent teeth on the gears; on the front face of cylindrical gear or cylindrical worm, plane perpendicular to the axis of the gear or worm.

End face

Is geared at both ends of the plane.

Normal plane

Refers to the perpendicular to the plane of the tooth line.

Top circle

Refers to the tooth is located at the top of the circle.

The root circle

Refers to the bottom of the circle.

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