Gerhard Flores is manager of process development at Gehring Technologies GmbH in Ostfildern, Germany and a lecturer at the technical university in Esslingen, Germany. (Bio last updated 2014-08-01 Contact Randy Stott, Managing Editor, with changes.)
Articles by Gerhard Flores
- Honing of Gears (August 2014)
The honing of gears - by definition - facilitates ease of operation, low noise and smoother performance in a transmission. Honing also contributes to reduced friction in the powertrain. Both the intense cutting (roughing process) as well as the functionally fine- finishing of transmission gears can be performed in one setup, on one machine.