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Circle Involute Gear Pair

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Phil Todd

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The circle involute is the curve described by the end of a taught string as it is wrapped around a circle.

A pair of circle involutes mesh to replicate the motion of a belt wrapped round the two circles.  Hence the involute is a shape used for the surface of gear teeth.

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