The Oerlikon SKL gear lapping machine is capable of lapping the spiral bevel gears and hypoid gears up to a gear dia. of approx. 400 mm. The driven gear spindle has some inertia, so I suppose some smaller gear teeth could be shaved off at the start of a cycle. The pinion in question is 25 mm O.D. and the gear is 60 mm O.D. Anyone has any experience with lapping of small gears on such machine?
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