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KHK USA Inc. Announces Extensive Line of Metric Screw Gears

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Large Selection includes Stainless Steel, Aluminum Bronze and Nylon

KHK USA Inc., distributor of the market leading KHK® brand of metric gears, announces its extensive line of metric screw gears, manufactured to the highest quality standards by Kohara Gear Industry Co., of Japan. KHK’s large selection of screw gears are suitable for a very wide range of applications, including conveyors with light loads and are offered in many materials, modules and numbers of teeth.

2021 10 28 213241KHK stock screw gears are available in economical S45C carbon steel, as well as rust-resistant SUS303 stainless steel suitable for food machinery. Corrosion-resistant and wear-resistant CAC702 (formerly AlBC2) aluminum bronze are also available.

The KHK catalogue of stock screw gears also includes light-weight MC Nylon screw gears that can be used without lubrication. Other plastic materials are available, including Ultra High Molecular Weight Polyethylene (UHMW-PE), which has excellent abrasion resistance. A single piece order is acceptable and will be produced as a custom-made gear.

Screw gears are crossed helical gears with helix angles of 45 degrees. As such, they are the only helical gear pairing that can be used in either a left hand - left hand combination or a left hand - right hand combination. When used in a left hand - left hand combination, the gears operate with non-parallel and non-intersecting axes. In this fashion they operate in a similar manner to miter or bevel gears. When used in a left hand - right hand combination, they act like traditional helical gear pairs.

All KHK screw gears allow for secondary operations such as opening the bore, adding of keyways, adding of tapped holes, and the reduction of the hub diameter to be performed. The catalogue includes products which have already had some of these secondary operations completed. These products are identified by a "J" in their part number and they are available within 10 calendar days.

For more information on KHK Bevel Gears, please visit: www.khkgears.us/products/screw-gears.  

About KHK USA Inc.

KHK USA, based in Mineola, New York, is a wholly owned subsidiary of Kohara Gear Industry. KHK USA is a factory direct, full-service distributor of KHK gears with a large selection of product available off-the-shelf to meet your gearing needs. On staff application engineers assist customers with a wide selection of gears for their design and can produce customer gear quotations.

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