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By: E. Buddy Damm
High-strength, high-toughness steels can be used to increase power density while addressing critical components of gear set design.
By: Rick Miller
When considering gearbox applications, conditions for data points vary and all must be considered.
By: D. Scott MacKenzie, Ph.D., FASM
Carburizing is a widely used, effective technique to increase surface hardness of steel used in gears, and achieve a compressive residual stress. There are several methods, and hotter isn’t always better.
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Non-Design Engineering Considerations
Design engineers should contemplate non-design engineering considerations while designing a...
Designing Quiet Gears
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Heat Treatment of AISI 52100 For Bearing Applications
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Surface Engineering of Steels
Surface engineering draws upon chemistry, material science, metallurgy, tribology, and biology...
Metallurgical Reasons for Grinding Cracks and Their Detection
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