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  • John Stevenson’s gear hob

    John thanks for posting the “Gear Hobbing Without Change Gearsâ€‌ it has been interesting reading.

    Since I am just getting into metal working as a hobby, please answer a novice question. I was under the impression when cutting helical gears the rotation of the gear blank had to be adjusted for the lead in the helical gear. I don’t see where this is accommodated in the your system. What I do see is the gear blank is set at a 45 degree angle on the table.
    http://homepage.ntlworld.com/stevens...0indexer16.jpg

    Is this all there is to cutting a 45 degree helical gear with a hob?

    Curiosity killed the cat and satisfaction brought him back.

    Bill Samples
    http://members.cox.net/wsamplesis/
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