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  • BS 3550:1963

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    SPECIFICATION FOR INVOLUTE SPLINES

    Available format(s):  Hardcopy, PDF

    Withdrawn date:  27-09-2012

    Language(s):  English

    Published date:  01-01-1963

    Publisher:  British Standards Institution

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    Table of Contents - (Show below) - (Hide below)

    Part 1. Dimensions
    Cooperating organizations
    Foreword
    Specification
    1. Scope
    2. Terms, definitions and symbols
    3. Types of fit
    4. Formulae for basic dimensions
    5. Fillets and chamfers
    6. Classes of fit
    7. Spline errors
    8. Effect of spline errors
    9. Effective and actual dimensions
    10. Use of effective and actual dimensions
    11. Spline tables
    12. Drawing data
    13. Calculation of fillets
    14. Modifications for low numbers of splines
    Figures
    1. Terms and symbols
    2. Profile errors
    3. Effect of splined hole errors
    4. Effect of splined shaft errors
    5. Spline fit control
    6-12. Drawing data
    13. Fillet for fillet root, internal
    14. Fillet for fillet root, external
    Tables
    1. Formulae for basic dimensions
    2. Basic dimensions
    3. Internal (hole) and external (shaft) spline
         tolerances
    4. Effective clearance
    5. 2.5/5 pitch-flat root side fit
    6. 3/6 pitch-flat root side fit
    7. 4/8 pitch-flat root side fit
    8. 5/10 pitch-flat root side fit
    9. 6/12 pitch-flat root side fit
    10. 8/16 pitch-flat root side fit
    11. 10/20 pitch-flat root side fit
    12. 12/24 pitch-flat root side fit
    13. 16/32 pitch-flat root side fit
    14. 20/40 pitch-flat root side fit
    15. 24/48 pitch-flat root side fit
    16. 32/64 pitch-flat root side fit
    17. 3/6 pitch-flat root major diameter fit
    18. 4/8 pitch-flat root major diameter fit
    19. 5/10 pitch-flat root major diameter fit
    20. 6/12 pitch-flat root major diameter fit
    21. 8/16 pitch-flat root major diameter fit
    22. 10/20 pitch-flat root major diameter fit
    23. 12/24 pitch-flat root major diameter fit
    24. 16/32 pitch-flat root major diameter fit
    25. 2.5/5 pitch-fillet root side fit
    26. 3/6 pitch-fillet root side fit
    27. 4/8 pitch-fillet root side fit
    28. 5/10 pitch-fillet root side fit
    29. 6/12 pitch-fillet root side fit
    30. 8/16 pitch-fillet root side fit
    31. 10/20 pitch-fillet root side fit
    32. 12/24 pitch-fillet root side fit
    33. 16/32 pitch-fillet root side fit
    34. 20/40 pitch-fillet root side fit
    35. 24/48 pitch-fillet root side fit
    36. 32/64 pitch-fillet root side fit
    37. 40/80 pitch-fillet root side fit
    38. 48/96 pitch-fillet root side fit
    39. Machining tolerances
    40. Formulae for dimensions and tolerances in tables
         5 to 38 inclusive
    41. One/Two pitch basic dimensions
    42. Basic spline data
    Part 2. Gauging and Inspection
    Foreword
    Specification
    15. Scope
    16. Inspection methods
    17. Inspection with gauges
    18. Gauges for splined holes
    19. Gauges for splined shafts
    20. Gauge tolerances
    21. Relationship between gauge and work
    22. Measurement with pins
    23. Analytical inspection
    24. Change factor
    Figures
    15. Space width and spline thickness inspection
    16. GO full form plug gauge for side fit and NOT GO
         composite plug gauge for side fit and major
         diameter fit
    17. GO full form major diameter fit plug gauge
    18. NOT GO sector plug gauge
    19. NOT GO major diameter fit sector plug gauge
    20. Ring gauge: GO full form side fit, NOT GO composite
         side fit and major diameter fit
    21. GO full form major diameter fit ring gauge
    22. NOT GO sector ring gauge
    23. Relationship between full form and composite ring
         gauges and splined shafts
    24. Relationship between full form and composite ring
         gauges and splined holes
    25. Measurement between pins
    26. Measurement over pins
    27. Six spline, internal
    28. Measurement with three pins
    29. Cumulative pitch error chart
    30. Pitch readings due to eccentricity
    31. Typical chart record
    32. Measurement change factor Ki
    33. Measurement change factor Ke
    Tables
    43. Relationship between work and gauge tolerances
    44. Allowable errors for gauges
    45. Tolerances for actual space width and spline
         thickness of gauges
    46. Tolerances over measuring pins: plug gauges
    47. Tolerances between measuring pins: ring gauges
    48. Tolerances for major and minor diameters of gauges
    49. Measurements between pins for maximum actual space
         width, splined hole
    50. Measurements over pins for minimum actual spline
         thickness, splined shaft, Class 1 fit
    51. Measurements over pins for minimum actual spline
         thickness, splined shaft, Class 2 fit
    52. Measurements between pins for basic space width,
         splined hole
    53. Measurements over pins, for basic spline thickness,
         splined shaft
    Appendix
    54. Sevolutes of angles
    Index

    Abstract - (Show below) - (Hide below)

    Provides data and guidance for the design of straight involute splines of 30 degree pressure angle, tabulates limiting dimensions and deals with manufacturing error and their effect on the fit between mating spline elements.

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    Committee MEE/4/3
    Development Note Inactive for the new design. (07/2005)
    Document Type Standard
    Publisher British Standards Institution
    Status Withdrawn

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