Involute gear

Gear cutting with a hob (hobbing)

Gear cutting (gear manufacturing)

Learn more about the different manufacturing processes for cutting involute gears in this article. Gear hobbing Involute gears are often manufactured by hobbing. The cutting edges of a hob are straight-flanked and wrap...
Comparison of profile-shifted gears

Profile shift of involute gears

In the case of a profile shift, the reference profile of the gear is shifted outwards during the manufacturing process in order to positively influence the meshing. Introduction In the article Undercut of...
Involute gears

Construction and design of involute gears

Involute toothing is often used in mechanical engineering for gears, as it offers favorable meshing and is easy to produce. Introduction In mechanical engineering, the involute is used almost exclusively as a tooth...