Gear cutting with a hob (hobbing)

Gear cutting

This article provides answers to the following questions, among others: How are gears manufactured?What are the advantages and disadvantages of gear hobbing?What are the advantages of gear shaping with a pinion-shaped cutter...
Comparison of profile-shifted gears

Profile shift

In the case of a profile shift, the reference profile of the gear is shifted outwards in order to positively influence the meshing and the load capacity or to adjust the...
Involute gears

Geometry of involute gears

Involute toothing is often used in mechanical engineering for gears, as it offers favourable meshing and is easy to produce. Learn more about the geometry of involute gears in this article. This...