Standardization of gear nomenclature including terms, symbols and definitions. Also, all aspects of wormgearing including load capacity.

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Published ISO standards *


ISO standards under development *

Participating members
Observing members

* number includes updates

Reference Title Type
ISO/TC 60/SC 1/WG 4   Terminology and notation of gears Working group
ISO/TC 60/SC 1/WG 7   Worm gears Working group
Liaison Committees to ISO/TC 60/SC 1

The committees below can access the documents of ISO/TC 60/SC 1:

Reference Title ISO/IEC
ISO/TC 10 Technical product documentation ISO
ISO/TC 29 Small tools ISO


Organizations in liaison (Category A and B)
Acronym Title Category
IFToMM International Federation for the Promotion of Mechanisms and Machines Sciences A

ISO/TC 60/SC 1 - Secretariat

BSI [United Kingdom]

British Gear Association (BGA)
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