Wenzel America is an innovative provider of customized metrology solutions, built on a solid foundation of German precision engineering and strong partnerships as a family-owned company.
An innovative sealing system has been developed especially for industrial applications where robustness and long lifespans of gears are in demand, including robots and automation.
How examinations of involute gear flanks using areal, three-dimensional surface data provide in-depth, holistic information about the gears.
Insights from NASA aeronautics rotorcraft research aimed at propulsion technologies that improve efficiency while minimizing vehicle weight.
ZOLLER Inc. combines hardware, software, and services to create optimal system
solutions for presetting, measuring, inspection, and management of tools.
Once thought to be primarily for long and straight cylindrical shafts requiring turning between centers, savvy operators now know anything that can be placed and turned between centers can be done with a face driver.
In order to achieve reliable measurements from precision hand tools,
a common-sense approach on basic usage produces the best results.
Selecting the best workholding system for your specific needs will ultimately lead to a better end product. Close communication with your vendor results in the best tailored system.
The important heat-treating processes during gear manufacturing include preparation treatments before machining or hardening, and hardening treatments.
With many possible benefits and applications, the potential of hydro lubricants is only beginning to be harnessed.
A basic guide to determining a gear’s original form requires taking many factors into consideration, including geometry, manufacturing method, and application.
Machine designs focusing on mass production, batch and small-lot processing, as well as providing ‘Closed Loop’ feedback increase throughput and improve the quality of the finished part.
As the gear industry changes, it’s important that inspection methods adapt to address the challenges that come with it.
Wolverine Broach Co. Inc. has developed a reputation for craftsmanship, design, engineering, and support services.
Finding the addendum modification coefficient using the base tangent length (BTL) method is found to be useful for gear parameter evaluation of an unknown gear.
Gleason technologies help SEW Eurodrive meet global demand for compact, quiet, and very high-efficiency spiral bevel gear units.
High pressure angle gears are not expected to show better mechanical behavior in high power transmissions than gears with conventional designs.
On the cutting edge: Lawler Gear is about to celebrate 40 years of supplying its customers with a variety of gears, CNC gear hobbing, gearbox rebuilding, and many other services.
This article discusses an FE-based method for the design of robust tooth flank modifications for cylindrical and planetary gear stages.
Seeking an overview of a process so critical to the gear manufacturing industry, Gear Solutions reached out to a longtime expert on gear grinding technology.
Although lubricant is continuously exposed to changing pressures and velocities and differing degrees of wear, a dynamic equilibrium – and, therefore, realistic data – may be attained through careful control.
These high torque retention knobs were specially designed to help machining centers achieve optimized toolholder productivity.
Cutting tool management is a critical aspect of gear manufacturing operations, and expert resharpening services are worth their weight in accumulated chips.
When fillet geometry is modified and controlled for decreasing bending stress, improved gear service life is the primary result.
New segmented collet design meets the industry’s need for reliable, accurate, and universal bore clamping for a wide range of cylindrical gear production applications.
JM Performance Products has established itself as a model shop leader for manufacturing development and quality control of precision-turned parts.
The second in a two-part series, this installment addresses induction gear hardening by encircling the whole gear or sprocket with an induction coil,
also known as ‘spin hardening.’
This paper provides an analysis of the benefits of optimizing the tooth root fillet of thin rim planet gears with asymmetric teeth.
Proper lubrication can extend the overall fatigue life of gears by a factor of 2.6.
Growing interest in the energy efficiency of gearboxes has led to the use of Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) to calculate load-independent power losses as well as lubricant flows.
TRUMPF may have started as a machine tool company, but laser manufacturing has made it a shining industrial star.
Part 1: The practice and science of modern induction heat-treating has advanced in many areas over the last decade, including computer modeling, power supplies, failure analysis, quality assurance, and more.
Motion projects featuring planetary gearheads excel in the areas of system response, inertia matching, speed matching, system stiffness, and system resolution.
Bevel Gears (India) Pvt. Ltd. has designed and manufactured bevel gears and bevel gearboxes for more than 40 years.
Looking to raise the quality and accuracy of your gearing? Consider Closed Loop design and manufacturing, which has done away with the error-prone data transfer from the measuring sheet.
This investigation shows that steels with a higher cleanliness level reach a higher performance level as well, both in terms of increased loads and longer service life.
Specialized PVD coatings increase the surface hardness and durability of gears, thereby increasing their lifespan under high-load conditions.
TriboNite technology can help improve gear performance by combining the well-known advantages of nitriding with the superior tribological performance profile of solid lubricant coatings.
By Boris Zhmud, Johan Blomkvist, and Mikael Fallström