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3D Tutorial 06: How to Model a Hypoid Gear Drive in Blender


A hypoid gear drive is similar to a bevel gear drive, but the axes of the pinion and wheel in a hypoid drive do not intersect. Hypoid gears are widely used in automotive and other industries. They offer a wide range of gear ratios, good efficiency and sturdiness of the assembly.

The math behind hypoid gears is daunting, but thanks to the online hypoid gear calculator we have developed, you don't need to worry about it at all. This concise tutorial shows you how to design your own hypoid gear pair in Blender easily.