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Company Profile: Brevini Gear Systems

By: Anna Claire Howard

Brevini Gear Systems, otherwise known as Brevini Wind USA, is a major contender in the ring of custom gear manufacturing. Although they still participate in the wind industry,...

Slim Profile Peripheral Cutting Tool Using Stick...

By: Dr. Hermann J. Stadtfeld

Peripheral cutter heads are utilized to machine bevel and cylindrical gears and basic milling operations on universal mills or five-axis machines. However, in the new cutter...

Influence of Central Members Radial Support...

By: Zeming Peng & Shijing Wu

In this study, a non-linear dynamics model of Ravigneaux compound planetary gearsets which adopts the intermediate floating component, is set up based on concentration...

Company Profile:
Lubrication Engineers, Inc.

By: Anna Claire Howard

What was originally founded by three salesmen looking to provide a superior lubricant to the manufacturing industry has grown into a successful, wide-reaching business with...

The Efficiency of a Simple Spur Gearbox --...

By: Dr. Amir Kadiric, Athanasios Christodoulias, Andrew V. Olver, Adam E. Sworski, Anant Kolekar & Frances E. Lockwood

This paper discusses how efficient a simple dip-lubricated gearbox is in a thermally coupled lubrication model, which includes elastohydrodynamic (EHL) friction losses in gear...

Machine Involute Splines and Serrations with...

By: Peter Bagwell

Rotary broaching is not just for machining hexagon holes in screws. Here, you’ll learn more about the new product innovations and advanced techniques that continue to...

Company Profile: United Tool Supply Company

By: Anna Claire Howard

It has been one year since United Tool Supply Company’s founder and president Rusty Young passed away, and his son, Jeff Young has since taken over the family business. A...

Involute Spiral Face Couplings and Gears: Design...

By: Dr. Alexander L. Kapelevich & Stephen D. Korosec

By presenting spiral face gears with an involute tooth line and an identical tooth profile in the normal section at any given radius, two applications are made possible for...

What do ZOLLER and a simple gear have in common?...

By: E. ZOLLER GmbH & Co. KG

By combining image-processing technology with one probe and six CNC-controlled axes, ZOLLER is able to sucessfully execute hob measurements without any distortions for its...

The Convergence of Gear Metrology and 3-D...

By: Dwight Smith & Chris Pumm

While there has been a gradual convergence of generative gear metrology and 3-D or CMM type measurements, significant differences remain. This article explores the historical...

Company Profile: Allen Adams Shaper Services, Inc.

By: Anna Claire Howard

From the ashes of Fellows Corporation rose Allen Adams Shaper Services, Inc., which has been serving companies and people in need of gear shaping services and machine repair...

Application of ICME to Optimize Metallurgy and...

By: Jeff Grabowski, Jason Sebastian, Aziz Asphahani, Clay Houser, Kerem Taskin, Dave Snyder & QuesTek Innovations LLC

QuesTek Innovations LLC has successfully designed and developed four new steels that can be used in gearing applications, two of which have been implemented in demanding gear...

Optimization of Gear Tooth Contact by Helix Angle...

By: Stuart Hipsley, R.J. Davey, PhD Engineering, R.T. Wheway & University of Wollongong

This paper discusses software that automatically generates a 3-D meshed finite element model of a helical gear set, which does not require the gear designer to have a ...

Company Profile: Carmona Gear Cutting

By: Anna Claire Howard

With over 80 years of combined experience in the gear-cutting industry, father and son Frank and Robert Carmona and the people at Carmona Gear are here to serve those in need...

Why Use a Wire EDM Worm Wheel in a Plastic...

By: Glenn Ellis

Using a wire EDM injection mold cavity for a work wheel is an ideal option when designing plastic gears. This method will offer more versatility and ultimately reduce costs and...

An Approach to Find Optimal Topological...

By: Inho Bae, Ph.D. & Virgilio Schirru

The developed method of cutting bevel gears on universal five-axis milling machines has replaced the conventional cutting process in many areas. By this method, it is possible...

Machine Profile: Zoller

By: Stephen Sisk

A global leader in presetting, tool management, and measurement, Zoller is committed to providing customers with comprehensive solutions to challenges.

Services Profile: All American Mechanical...

By: Anna Claire Howard

Started in 2003, All American caters to the needs of its customers by creating custom quality gears and bringing an expansive knowledge of gears and gear manufacturing to the...

Tooling Profile: Colonial Tool Group, Inc.

By: Anna Claire Howard

Despite operating as a major manufacturer of engineered metal cutting solutions for powertrain components in North America, Colonial Tool Group, Inc. has upheld the charm and...

Company Profile: Delta Dynamics Inc.

By: Stephen Sisk

Two-decade commitment to collaboration and quality solidified this company’s position in the oil and gas drivetrain component design, consultation, and manufacturing...

Company Profile: Robust Gear

By: Tim Byrd

Robust Gear has been manufacturing high quality custom precision gears for over 25 years, and they aren’t slowing down anytime soon.

Gear Resonance Analysis and Experimental...

By: Scott R. Davidson & Jeffrey D. Hayes

Tests to reduce risk are used to build confidence in the design and analysis techniques before the final product reaches an aircraft.

Gear Failure Analysis and Lessons Learned in...

By: Anngwo Wang, Seth E. Gitnes, Dr. Lotfi El-Bayoumy & Jonathan P. Davies

Several gear failure cases yielded important lessons for the development phase of aircraft high lift actuation systems.

Grinding Alternatives

By: Walter Graf

A series of Fine-ground and Polish-ground gears are currently being tested by various gear manufacturing companies and transmission developers around the world.

Company Profile: ECM USA Inc.

ECM USA Inc. is capable of evaluating your metallurgical, production, and budget needs to provide solutions for your manufacturing and corporate requirements.

Dynamic Simulations of Radial Lip Seals...

By: Alex Paykin, Matthew Schweig, Michel Organisciak, Rossana Iervolino, Mickael Sansalone & Stellario Barbera

This unique modeling capability will allow selecting or developing the shaft seals that would meet and exceed modern gearbox demanding application.

Case Study: Company: Wenzel / Customer: Gibbs...

By: Svenja Schadek

Subcontractors of highly precise gears have to face the increasing demands of their customers every day. The design of gears gets more individual and the demand for high...

Topological Gear Grinding Methods

By: Bill Miller

As gear grinding on modern CNC machines evolve, Kapp has introduced a modern method for the similar application on gear tools that could be used on internal teeth as well.