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Helical gear is used for transmitting the power between two ___________

(a) Parallel shafts

(b) Inclined shafts

(c) Shafts located at long distance

(d) Shafts at 90°

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Question is from Mechanical Power Transmission topic in section Mechanical Power Transmission of Farm Machinery

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Correct option is (a) Parallel shafts

For explanation I would say: Helical gear is used for transmitting power between parallel shafts and the teeth are inclined to the axis of the wheel which helps in meshing more than two teeth at a time.

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