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The honing of gears - by definition
- facilitates ease of operation, low noise and smoother performance in a transmission. Honing also contributes to
reduced friction in the powertrain. Both the intense cutting (roughing process) as well as the functionally fine- finishing of transmission gears can be performed in one setup, on one machine.

Honing of Gears

August 2014 Gear Technology

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Gleason Cutting Tools Gear School 2014 (October 6-9, 2014)
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