What is helical gearbox?
Helical gearbox have been introduced to meet the requirements of today's demanding applications in the medium and heavy-duty sector of the power transmission market. Helical gearboxes are one of the most widely used gearboxes and they are more effective than any other gearbox. Their configuration facilitates many performances. The Helical Gearbox Housing is usually made of Close Grain Cast Iron. Sometimes Housing is also offered in Structural Steel when the application demands.
Helical gears are power transmission instruments primarily utilized to reduce speed and increase torque between turning shafts. Fundamentally, they can be divided into two forms, those that transmit energy between parallel parts and those that transfer power between non-parallel components, typically introduced as cross-axis gears. While a helical gear in section view has the identical involute tooth shape like spur gear, it is cut at an angle to the circulation of the gear blank. This angle is introduced as the helix angle. Helical gears are explained below, along with a discussion of their performance and usual applications.
Helical gears contain special teeth that are placed at a particular angle to the shaft. This leads to more than one tooth being in touch during the function, making the gear capable of tolerating more load. This configuration also allows helical gears to perform quieter and smoother than spur gears because of the load sharing between teeth.
The modular model and production of the helical gearbox provide several engineering and performance advantages, containing a high degree of interchangeability of components and sub-assemblies. This offers for economical construction while keeping the best standard of component integrity.