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____________ gears are used for obtaining large speed reduction between non-intersecting shafts making an angle of 90^0 with each other.

(a) worm gears

(b) beveloid gears

(c) mitre gears

(d) none of the mentioned

I had been asked this question in exam.

The above asked question is from Types of Gears in chapter Toothed Gearing & Gear Trains of Machine Kinematics

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Right option is (a) worm gears

The best explanation: Worm gears are used for obtaining large speed reduction between non-intersecting shafts making an angle of 90^0 with each other.

Gears having teeth cut on the rotating face plane of the gear and mate with standard involute spur gears are known as face gears.

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