Posted by BillS on June 07, 2005 at 12:26:52:
In Reply to: Helical gears posted by Jorge Ferreira on June 07, 2005 at 09:49:47:
You might find information at the FAQ on this site. There is a large section on hobbing machine topics.
First things you will need to discover are the machine's index and feed constants. Or instead of a feed change gear set there may be a hydraulic table feed drive.
Next, does the machine have a differential? If yes, what is the lead gear formula?
Also listed in the FAQ are a couple of companies that offer manuals for sale. You might find answers there.
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