Innovative CNC Gear Shaping
The article "Innovative CNC Gear Shaping" appeared in the January/February 1994 issue of Gear Technology.
The Shaping Process - A Quick Review of the Working Principle. In the shaping process, cutter and workpiece represent a drive with parallel axes rotating in mesh (generating motion) according to the number of teeth in both cutter and workpiece (Fig. 1), while the cutter reciprocates for the metal removal action (cutting motion).
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