Cylindrical Gear Manufacturing Troubleshooting

Gears: Cylindrical Gear Manufacturing Troubleshooting is a highly visual course designed for an advanced learner who has prior knowledge of gear terminology, gear manufacturing, and gear chart interpretation. In this course, learners are introduced to the common manufacturing errors that manifest themselves on gear charts. The course then provides an understanding of the potential root causes of the errors, followed by a discussion on the tips and techniques that can be used to correct the errors.


Learning Objectives

  • Identify the most common errors seen on gear charts that occur during gear manufacturing.
  • Distinguish between and understand the potential root causes for the most common manufacturing errors.
  • Apply the proper techniques to correct the most common manufacturing errors.
Course Length: 2.5 HRS

Table of Contents

Introduction to Cylindrical Manufacturing Troubleshooting

Tips and Techniques to Correct Errors

  • Headstock Check
  • Orbit Check
  • Machine Alignment
  • Part Alignment
    • True-Up for a Bored Gea
    • True-Up for a Shaft Pinion

Identifying Common Manufacturing Errors

  • Helix Wobble: Chart Characteristics and Part Performance
  • Helix Off-Angle: Chart Characteristics and Part Performance
  • Helix Taper: Chart Characteristics and Part Performance
  • Combination of Helix Errors: Chart Characteristics and Part Performance
  • Profile Wobble: Chart Characteristics and Part Performance
  • Other Errors
    • Profile Off-Slope
    • Profile Taper
    • Base Pitch Error
    • Cumulative Pitch Error
    • Tooth Thickness Error

Root Causes of Errors

  • Incorrect Headstock Centering
  • Incorrect Tailstock Centering
  • Improper Machine Alignment
  • Inconsistent Part True-Up
  • Tooling Errors

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