Optimal Modifications of Gear Tooth Surfaces
The article "Optimal Modifications of Gear Tooth Surfaces" appeared in the March/April 2011 issue of Gear Technology.
In this paper a new method for the introduction of optimal modifications into gear tooth surfaces - based on the optimal corrections of the profile and diameter of the head cutter, and optimal variation of machine tool settings for pinion and gear finishingâ€”is presented. The goal of these tooth modifications is the achievement of a more favorable load distribution and reduced transmission error. The method is applied to face milled and face hobbed hypoid gears.
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