Posted by Alan B. Metzel on October 01, 2007 at 17:54:32:
In Reply to: tip thinning in gears posted by Raman on September 25, 2007 at 16:42:47:
Tip drop-off is, as we know, the result of the rapid quench of the tooth tip compared to the rest of the gear. If you look at your tooth form, in comparison to one with which you are more familiar, I am quite certain you will see one or more differences which increase the quench rate at the tip.
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