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  1. K

    Need info to figure out a gear cutter

    Yes sir the print called for external spline. Thank you very much Dan I'll try giving them a call in the morning! The 30 degree PA is what's messing with me. All I could find was 20 degree cutters and just thought I was missing something. I appreciate your help!
  2. K

    Need info to figure out a gear cutter

    I posted before and got some great help with a DP2 involute gear cutter. Now the problem is I need to try and figure out what involute gear cutter I need to cut these smaller splines. The only info I got on the blueprint is external spline B 58x53 DIN 5482. Looked all over on the internet but...
  3. K

    DP2 #7 Invoulte gear cutter

    Sorry Dan, yes I'm using flood coolant while I'm running the cutter. I'm using rustlick cutting oil and for the cnc mills I double the recommend oil to water ratio. I'm using an Atrump cnc mill with a 5hp motor. Yes I also roughed out close to the profile of the tooth with a roughing endmill...
  4. K

    DP2 #7 Invoulte gear cutter

    Yes I cut out close to the tooth profile with a roughing endmill before I even tried to use the gear cutter. One end is in the chuck jaws of the 4th axis and the tailstock is also in the other end with a plate welded to it, and bolted down to the table, lol. When that didn't work I got 2 of the...
  5. K

    DP2 #7 Invoulte gear cutter

    This is my first time cutting a gear of this size. First attempt didn't go so well. Cutting 4140HT, sent it out and had the hardness taken out of it. Got a new cutter (because the first attempt completely dulled it and left flat spots on the cutter) and was wondering what the appropriate spindle...
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