Types of Gears

Learning objectives

  • Describe spur gears
  • Describe helical gears
  • Describe bevel gears
  • Describe hypoid gears
  • Describe worm gears
  • Describe non-circular gears

Course overview

Different gearing arrangements are used for many diverse power transmission applications in industrial facilities. Each gear type has advantages and disadvantages. The Types of Gears training course explains the gears and their uses.

This online course describes six common types of gears, including:

  • Spur
  • Helical
  • Bevel
  • Hypoid
  • Worm
  • Non-circular

Types of Gears is part of the Gear Maintenance training series.

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