Types of Gears

The different types of gears used are

  1. Spur Gears
  2. Helical Gears
  3. Spiral Gears
  4. Bevel Gears
  5. Elliptical Gears
  6. Worm Gears
  7. Rack and Pinion

Classification of Gears

Gears are classified as follows

  1. According to the relative position of axes
  2. According to the peripheral velocity of gears
  3. According to the type of gearing
  4. According to the position of teeth on the gear surface