Posted by Ron V on May 15, 2014 at 17:51:05:
In Reply to: hobbing a Worm posted by Bradley on May 11, 2014 at 18:55:00:
Here's a shot of a disk shaper cutter being used to generate a worm on a hobbing machine.
The shaper cutter can be replaced with a jig that has a single point form tool mounted to it.
Mounting of the tool would have to emulate the pitch radius of the mating worm wheel.
[url=https://flic.kr/p/nkR2aT][img]https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7341/14008069977_a3d8c7fd57_s.jpg[/img][/url][url=https://flic.kr/p/nkR2aT]Globoidal Worm[/url] by [url=https://www.flickr.com/people/94603494@N06/]ronvol[/url], on Flickr
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