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Illinois Pulley and Gear has been amazing to work with. They produce high-quality, custom parts, and they know their business.

Overview of Spur Gears – Everything You need to Know

In their most simple form, a spur gear is a circular steel disc with teeth around the perimeter.  Spur gears are probably the most common gears. These teeth work in conjunction with other gears to create a rotation.  The “toothed” edges cause these gears to look like a spur on the back of a cowboy’s…

Gear & Pulley Manufacturing Glossary of Terms

Aluminum Aluminum is the most common metal found on the Earth’s crust. It is notably light and thin, having about ⅓ the density of its metal counterpart, steel. Aluminum is used frequently in manufacturing settings. Angular Misalignment When two shafts in a piece of machinery become skewed, this is known as angular misalignment. This specific…

  • Illinois Pulley & Gear has provided precision machining services for us for over 5 years.  They have been consistently reliable, professional, and flexible from quoting to manufacturing and delivery.
    Eric BroseProject Manager, Technico Precision Manufacturing, Inc.
  • Illinois Pulley and Gear has been amazing to work with. They produce high-quality, custom parts, and they know their business.
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