16 years ago
I have been reading (on the net) about gear hobbing. Seems like the way
to go for homeshop gear machining. I just saw a post claiming that
miter gears can be hobbed too. I did not think that possible, then I
thought that probably with a conical hob and some angle it could be
Has anyone done that ? miter gears with a hob ? Any practical advice ?
BTW, for many interesting gear designs have a look at this, really
The method used by the author in the two above sites is very simple. I
will try it out in IRIT
and see if I can design and simulate a miter gear hobbing setup.