Gear grinding is a finishing process to remove considerable amount of metal after heat. Treatment operation to obtain a predetermined quality. Gear grinding is done to meet the exact requirement of form, dimension and surface texture. Gear grinding gives a very high degree of dimensional accuracy.
Methods of Gear grinding
- Generating type method – In this process, the wheel progressively approaches the root or the gear from the tip or the gear tooth. Suitable for Machines like Maag & Hoffler.
- Form / Profile grinding – In this process the Wheel is In constant touch with the work piece.
Suitable for Machines like Reishauer & Csepel.