With new owners taking over the business in 2007 and implementing strategic changes such as new equipment investments and achieving ISO accreditation, Rochester Gear has the...
Whirling is a fast method of producing worms: a toolholder ring, carrying a series of profiled carbide cutters, is set eccentric to the workpiece axis and rotates at a high...
General guidelines and simple mathematics, including ways to calculate spindle speeds, are presented to assist manufacturing engineers and decision-makers in determining if...
Expanding mandrels that hold gears between centers are used in the gear manufacturing process, most commonly in gear inspection, where high precision and range of expansion are...
By: Dr. Peter C. Glaws
Highly loaded components benefit from clean steels, but careful measurement — from steel processing to final quality — beyond conventional methods is required to achieve a high level of material performance.
By: Rick Miller
While there are many ways to design high contact-ratio gears, the following explains one design method that could be used.
By: D. Scott MacKenzie, Ph.D., FASM
Machining and fixturing prior to heat treatment are among the many potential sources for distortion and residual stress.
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- Additive Manufacturing: Challenges, Possibilities, and the Gear Industry
Additive manufacturing is a technology with a great deal of potential to affect the gear...
- Nitriding's “White Layer” and Isotropic Superfinishing
Isotropic superfinishing is an ideal method of removing the problematic white layer created...
- Gear Corrosion in the Manufacturing Process
Corrosion in the gear manufacturing process is a significant issue that must be corrected to...
Achieving Gearbox Design Excellence
Simplicity and engineering judgment help ensure successful gearbox designs.
Calculating EHL film thickness is one way that can help evaluate the relative risk of...
Achieving Gear Design Success
When evaluating a new or existing spur gear design, there are important areas that should be...
Applications of Hardenability
A method is described to either calculate the hardness in a component given the quenchant used...
Factors that affect hardenability and the rate of austenite transformation — carbon...
Evolution of Heat Treating Furnaces for Gears
There have been 40 years of fascinating projects, unforgettable facilities, and forward-thinking...