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The Undercut Phenomenon

The article "The Undercut Phenomenon" appeared in the September/October 2021 issue of Gear Technology.

“It appears that undercut can be eliminated in some cases but in most cases, the elimination of undercut, for example by increasing the root fillet radii of a pinion, results in performance problems in the operation with its mate. My question is, when can I eliminate undercut and why is it not possible in most cases?”


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