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Advantages and disadvantages of bevel gears

  1. Aug 25, 2015 #1
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    What are the advantages and disadvantages of bevel gears?

    This is what I've already found:

    Advantages:
    • possibility to change operation angle
    Disadvantages:
    • must be precisely mounted
    • shafts' bearings will be exposed to significant forces
    • limited gear ratio < 5
    Do you know any other? Especially advantages.
     
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  3. Aug 25, 2015 #2

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