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Optimum Carburized and Hardened Case Depth

The article "Optimum Carburized and Hardened Case Depth" appeared in the January/February 2020 issue of Gear Technology.

Summary
The optimum carburized and hardened case depth for each gear failure mode is different and must be defined at different locations on the gear tooth. Current gear rating standards do not fully explain the different failure modes and do not clearly define the different locations that must be considered.

Keywords
case depth, carburized gears, case hardening, carburizing

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