Gottfried Klein is director of product development hobbing and chamfering/deburring with Gleason Corporation. (Bio last updated 2016-08-01 Contact Randy Stott, Managing Editor, with changes.)
Articles by Gottfried Klein
- Chamfering and Deburring - the Underrated Process (August 2016)
Chamfering and deburring of cylindrical gears does not get much love from manufacturers. The process is seen as a necessary evil since it is adding cost without adding value. However, there are good reasons for not underrating this important auxiliary process. Chamfering and deburring takes care of several issues which may come up during the manufacture of quality gears.