Gear Noise

July 15, 2017 Nigel 0

Gear whine – Generated by meshing gears due to the vibration caused by failure of the rolling action between the mating teeth due to: Minute imperfections in manufacture of Tooth pitch circle (radius and centre) [more…]

Gear Design

July 2, 2017 Nigel 0

Fundamentally we there are a few different gears: Bevel Gear – Conical shaped gears, the angle between the input and output shaft is anything except 0 or 180°. Double Helical Gear – The double helical [more…]

Gear Cutting with the Hobbymat MD65

June 11, 2016 Nigel 0

Have just been cutting some gears (gears design) and thought it worth taking some photographs and writing up some comments on how to convert the Hobbymat MD65 so that you can cut straight spur gears. [more…]