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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.

Company Profile: Griffin Gear

With their competitive pricing and shorter delivery times, Griffin Gear has definitely staked its claim in the larger gear sector.

The Anatomy of a Lubrication Erosion Failure:...

By: Raymond J. Drago , William Flynn & Roy Cunningham

A discussion of detailed destructive metallurgical evaluations of a specific lubrication erosion failure, which the authors have conducted in order to analyze and characterize...

Company Profile: Ronson Gears

By: Tim Byrd

Proudly Australian with an international reputation for quality, Ronson Gears has become a market leader by thinking globally.

The Anatomy of a Lubrication Erosion Failure:...

By: Raymond J. Drago , William Flynn & Roy Cunningham

A discussion of detailed destructive metallurgical evaluations of a specific lubrication erosion failure, which the authors have conducted in order to analyze and characterize...

Company Profile: Winzeler Gear

By: Tim Byrd

Winzeler Gear is like no other precision plastic gear facility. It’s truly a one-of-a-kind, creative gear company that makes you think differently about gear design and...

Using Integrated Computational Material Science...

By: Ganapathi Krishnan, Richard Holmes, Robert Tryon, Ed Pope, Richard Warns & Vikas Tomar

Inclusion of computational materials engineering into currently established integrated product development processes increase the competitiveness of any manufacturer that...

Company Profile: Great Lakes Gear Technologies

By: Tim Byrd

Aside from his role at Great Lakes Gear Technologies, Ray Mackowsky’s years witnessing CNC development in gear production have given him a unique view of what’s to...

Ductile Iron for Open Gearing – A Current...

By: Fabrice Wavelet & Michel Pasquier

While steel is well known as a gearing material, for both its strengths and its weaknesses, ductile iron remains a lesser-known commodity even after several decades of...

Contact Analysis for Planets in KISSsoft

By: Benjamin Mahr, Ioannis Kaliakatsos & Hanspeter Dinner

A precise analysis of the contact ratios in the meshing of gears is essential, whether you are designing new gears or assessing existing gear units.

Company Profile: Rave Gears

By: Tim Byrd

The story of RAVE Gears in Seguin, Texas, is a short one. But the roots of the company date back almost 30 years.

A Plastic Gear Design Update

Plastic provides great design freedom, allowing for gear configurations too difficult or expensive to create with metal.

Advances in Abrasive Technology for Grinding...

By: Michael Hitchiner, David Graham & Phil Plainte

Advances in wheel technology, especially those related to dressable vitrified bonds utilizing engineered ceramic grains, offer a significant shift in thinking of how to rough...