2-1 Production Processes of Spur Gear

Illustrated here is a typical process of making spur gears.

Material Procurement
Raw Materials :
Raw materials bought from material suppliers are kept in stock.
The materials are six meters in length.

Rough Cutting
Sawing :
The materials are cut to size.

Lathe Operations
Turning :
With a lathe, a cut workpiece is shaped into a gear blank.

Gear Cutting
Gear Cutting :
Gear cutting is done with a gear hobbing machine.
The hobbing usually leaves burrs on the teeth.

Burr Removal
Deburring :
Burrs on the teeth have been removed with a deburring machine.

Black Oxide Coating
Black Oxide Finish :
The black oxide finish is somewhat effective in preventing rust.

packing of spur gear
Packaging :
To ensure delivery in good condition each and every spur gear is individually packaged.

Related links :
Gear manufacturing – Main page of gear manufacturing
Manufacturing of Gears – A part of The ABCs of Gears B
Production Processes of Gear Rack – A part of Introduction to Gears
Production Processes of Bevel Gear – A part of Introduction to Gears
Gear Production Facilities – A part of Introduction to Gears