Reduction of the Contact Stress in Internal Gear Pumps

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J. R. Colbourne

Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

J. Eng. Ind 98(4), 1296-1300 (Nov 01, 1976) (5 pages) doi:10.1115/1.3439103 History: Received June 21, 1976; Online July 15, 2010


A method is described for calculating the tooth contact stresses in internal gear pumps, and it is shown that a considerable reduction can be achieved in the maximum contact stress by altering the proportions commonly used in existing pumps.

Copyright © 1976 by ASME
Topics: Stress , Gear pumps , Pumps
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