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Our Experts Discuss... - March/April 1991

The article "Our Experts Discuss..." appeared in the March/April 1991 issue of Gear Technology.

Summary
Question: I have just become involved with the inspection of gears in a production operation and wonder why the procedure specifies that four involute checks must be made on each side of the tooth of the gear being produced, where one tooth is checked and charted in each quadrant of the gear. Why is this done? These particular gears are checked in the pre-shaved, finish-shaved, and the after-heat-treat condition, so a lot of profile checking must be done.

Keywords
inspection, profile check, involute check, hobs, cutting tools, wear, hob wear, shop floor

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