Pinion cutter definition
The pinion cutter is a gear-shaped or rack-shaped gear machining tool. The pinion cutter is used to machine the inner and outer meshing spur and helical gears according to the forming method.
The shaper cutter is characterized by the ability to machine shoulder gears, multiple gears and empty slotted herringbone gears. The special shaper can also process a variety of other contoured workpieces such as cams and internal splines.