Tandem Roller. Monday , June 04th , 2018 - 14:55:29 PM
The input gear in this gear train has 13 teeth and the idler gear has 21 teeth. Considering only these gears the gear ratio between the idler and the input gear can be calculated as if the idler gear was the output gear. Therefore the gear ratio
Gear teeth are designed to ensure the pitch circles of engaging gears roll on each other without slipping providing a smooth transmission of rotation from one gear to the next.
In a sequence of gears chained together the ratio depends only on the number of teeth on the first and last gear. The intermediate gears regardless of their size do not alter the overall gear ratio of the chain. However the addition of each intermediate gear reverses the direction of rotation of the final gear.
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