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Axel Positioning Gears

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Axel Positioning Gears
Shaft is a mechanical representation to change or modify the extent of rotation. Turning a shaft changes the value of the angle, speed or distance represented by the position of that shaft.

Gears are categorized into several types. They are classified under several sub-categories, according to their applications, properties, material used and the position of axes. According to the relative position of the axes of revolution, gears are classified into following categories:

Gear types grouped according to shaft arrangement

Parallel Axes Intersecting Axes Non-Intersecting (Non-parallel) Axes
Spur Gears Bevel gears Hypoid gears
Helical Gears Straight bevel Crossed helical gears
Herringbone or double helical gears Zerol bevel Worm gears
- Spiral bevel -