Powder Metallurgy Gears (Abstract)

George T. Shturtz


This article describes the use of powder metallurgy (P/M) for the production of close tolerance gears with strengths of up to 1240 MPa. The article describes the general process advantages (and limitations) of P/M gear manufacturing. Spur, helical, bevel, face, spur-helical, and helical-helical gears are discussed.


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