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An In-Depth Look At Gear Hobbing

October 12, 2018

An In-Depth Look At Gear Hobbing


Gear hobbing is a way of building gears that brings with it a number of advantages over other types of gear creation. Hobbing is a process that depends on a particular kind of milling machine that gradually cuts teeth into the gear one by one. The entire process is maintained through machines that guarantee accuracy, with double-checking often performed by skilled technicians who oversee the process. Despite the incredible accuracy, these machines do not need to take their time – speed is one of the most useful elements of a gear hobbing machine. These tools can work with laser precision, and incredible speed.


One of the most important benefits you get from gear hobbing, however, is versatility. Gear hobbing makes customization much easier, and can be adapted for use in creating many different standard types of gear as well. Whatever kind of gear you need for optimal performance is possible through the process of hobbing, and, of course, the expertise of a reputable manufacturer.


True Gear has been in the business of creating top-quality gears for over forty years. We can perform gear hobbing easily, along with a wide assortment of other techniques designed to build you the very best gears for your unique needs. Feel free to give us a call any time, or check out the link in the description below, to learn more.