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.
Stringent NVH requirements, higher
loads and the trend towards miniaturization to save weight and space are forcing transmission gear designers to increasingly tighten the surface finish, bore size and bore-to-face perpendicularity
tolerances on the bores of transmission