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Computerized Hob Inspection & Applications of Inspection Results - Part I - May/June 1994

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Archive > 1994 > May/June 1994 > Computerized Hob Inspection & Applications of Inspection Results - Part I

The article "Computerized Hob Inspection & Applications of Inspection Results - Part I" appeared in the May/June 1994 issue of Gear Technology.

Summary
Can a gear profile generated by the hobbing method be an ideal involute? In strictly theoretical terms - no, but in practicality - yes. A gear profile generated by the hobbing method is an approximation of the involute curve. Let's review a classic example of an approximation.

Keywords
hobs, hobbing, hob inspection, involute, generating, basics, gear fundamentals

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