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The article "The Basics of Gear Metrology and Terminology Part I" appeared in the September/October 1998 issue of Gear Technology.

Summary
It is very common for those working in the gear manufacturing industry to have only a limited understanding of the fundamental principals of involute helicoid gear metrology, the tendency being to leave the topic to specialists in the gear lab. It is well known that quiet, reliable gears can only be made using the information gleaned from proper gear metrology.

Keywords
metrology, inspection, terminology, involute, basics, gear fundamentals, single flank, double flank, testers, profile error

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