The Base Pitch Concept of Involute Gears - Understanding Its Usefulness and Interpretation 710633
A new concept of gear specification, called the “base pitch concept” is presented. This concept provides an explanation of and aids in understanding the functioning of involute gear teeth in action. It provides the gear designer with a system for interpretation and analysis of the results of information obtained from standard involute profile charts. A gear drawing specification which eliminates unnecessary information is presented.