First Gear Engineering & Technology continues its growth in gear manufacturing to many markets, including aerospace, medical, food, industrial fields, and contract gear...
In this exercise, a numerical thermal 3D model is used to predict the surface and body temperature of spur and helical plastic gears.
This paper provides an overview of the testing procedure for plastic gears according to the VDI 2736-4.
Companies interested in increasing capacity and agility to their precision gearing operations will be interested in the new Gleason bevel gear cutting, lapping, and testing...
By: Mike Burnett
There are many benefits that can be gained from vacuum carburizing, but material selection is critical to producing a consistently high-quality carburized gear.
By: Brian Dengel
Exploring the ‘hows and whys’ of choosing the proper center distance for your gearing requirements.
By: D. Scott MacKenzie, Ph.D., FASM
Some think coolants or other contamination do not harm the quenchant. This perception couldn’t be farther from the truth.
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