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Form Relieving a Hob, How It's Done.

Form Relieving a Hob, How It's Done.

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In case you've ever wondered how a gear generating hob is 'backed-off' or 'form-relieved'; this video shows how it's done in a form-relieving lathe.

http://youtu.be/P91Wt4CwH4A

RE: Form Relieving a Hob, How It's Done.

I love that stuff.
Thanks!

Where's the cam that moves the cross slide?

Mike Halloran
Pembroke Pines, FL, USA

RE: Form Relieving a Hob, How It's Done.

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Sorry Mike, I don't know all that much about these old beauties.

RE: Form Relieving a Hob, How It's Done.

I loved that website for The Vintage Gearcutter! Spent some time watching the videos of him making various types of gears with his manual machines. Those type of skills are not acquired easily.

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