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B&B Manufacturing® offers external spur gears from stock in brass, steel, stainless steel, and cast iron. Our stock spur gears are offered with hubs and an overall length of 0.437” through the bore. Our stock spur gears have a pressure angle of either 14.5 or 20 degrees, a variety of minimum plain bore and finished bore options, and a variety of diametric. All B&B Manufacturing® gears meet and exceed AGMA quality standards and our own precision manufacturing tolerances.
What is a spur gear? A spur gear is a straight cut gear with the gear hobbing on the rim of the gear and parallel to the bore and rotating axis of the gear. Spur gears are one of the most common and cost-effective types of precision gears. Spur gears mechanically transmit motion and power between parallel shafts, which rotate in opposite directions.
Egg beaters, Electric screwdrivers, mechanical lamps and lighting, oscillating sprinklers, windup alarm clocks, clothes washers and dryers, conveyors, and blenders are a few of the many machines using spur gears. Spur gears are also used in winches, construction equipment, outboard motors, machine tools, lawn and garden equipment, marine hoists, multi-spindle drives, snow throwers, turbine drives, pumps, centrifuges, medical devices, jacks and other power transmission equipment.
We also offer custom gear manufacturing. We can manufacture gears in various materials such as plastic, brass, steel and aluminum. We can manufacture spur gears, bevel gears, helical gears, gear clusters, metric gears, anti-backlash gears, worm gears, gear blanks, gear stock, pinion shafts, ratchets and pawls. We can also manufacture gears with pin hubs, clamp hubs, or hubless.
B&B Manufacturing® is a trusted supplier of quality gears for original equipment manufacturers (OEM), distributors, and the power transmission and precision mechanical markets, as well as the government and military.
Our gears are made to order, customized to meet your performance needs, and manufactured from many of today’s preferred materials, including:
Available in metric and U.S. (inch) sizes, our gears meet AGMA (American Gear Manufacturers Association) standards, feature customized numbers of teeth, and are offered in both 14.5 degree pressure angle and 20 degree pressure angle. The following diametrical inch pitches are available:
The following diametrical metric pitches are available:
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