Chamfering and Deburring External Parallel Axis Gears
The article "Chamfering and Deburring External Parallel Axis Gears" appeared in the November/December 1996 issue of Gear Technology.
The chamfering and deburring operations on gear teeth have become more important as the automation of gear manufacturing lines in the automotive industry have steadily increased. Quieter gears require more accurate chamfers. This operation also translates into significant coast savings by avoiding costly rework operations. This article discusses the different types of chamfers on gear teeth and outlines manufacturing methods and guidelines to determine chamfer sizes and angles for the product and process engineer.
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