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Last Post 15 Jun 2012 03:33 PM by Niel. 1 Replies.
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bwhitcomb
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14 Jun 2012 05:24 AM
    Would it be correct to call a tapered transition between two different cylindrical sections an "involute taper"?
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    15 Jun 2012 03:33 PM
    No it would not. An involute is defined as "a curve obtained from another given curve by attaching an imaginary taut string to the given curve and tracing its free end as it is wound onto that given curve."

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Involute

    It would simply be the taper.

    Niel Leon
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