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A comparison of standard worm hobbing to the worm screw power skiving (WSPS) process is discussed, including cutting speeds, axis rotational speeds, machine kinematics, and...
An experimental study, with variables including superfinishing, coated gear teeth, and two different lubricants, evaluates the effective coefficient of friction in a gear mesh,...
This approach from Renk AG allows manufacturers to form a network with their products, allowing operators and gear designers an accessible set of data and providing advantages...
By: Anne Koutsis
A systemic failure analysis aids in identifying the root problem of a gear failure, and once identified, there are ways to avoid the most common culprits.
By: Rick Miller
Design engineers should contemplate non-design engineering considerations while designing a gearbox or any other component.
By: D. Scott MacKenzie, Ph.D., FASM
Surface engineering draws upon chemistry, material science, metallurgy, tribology, and biology to enhance surface properties for improving parts.
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- Steel Cleanness and Why Measurement Matters
Highly loaded components benefit from clean steels, but careful measurement — from steel...
- 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...
Designing Quiet Gears
The gear design phase is the easiest, least costly, and most effective way to influence gear...
Designing High Contact-Ratio Gears
While there are many ways to design high contact-ratio gears, the following explains one design...
Achieving Gearbox Design Excellence
Simplicity and engineering judgment help ensure successful gearbox designs.
Metallurgical Reasons for Grinding Cracks and Their Detection
Aggressive grinding can result in thermal damage and potential cracking of a ground part, but...
Development of Residual Stresses During Machining and Workholding
Machining and fixturing prior to heat treatment are among the many potential sources for...
Applications of Hardenability
A method is described to either calculate the hardness in a component given the quenchant used...