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Archive > 1987 > March/April 1987 > Crowning: A Cheap Fix for Noise Reduction and Misalignment Problems and Applications

The article "Crowning: A Cheap Fix for Noise Reduction and Misalignment Problems and Applications" appeared in the March/April 1987 issue of Gear Technology.

Summary
Noisy gear trains have been a common problem for gear designers for a long time. With the demands for smaller gear boxes transmitting more power at higher rpms and incumbent demands for greater efficiency, gear engineers are always searching for new ways to reduce vibration and limit noise without increasing costs.

Keywords
crowning, gear noise, misalignment

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