By: Douglas Felsenthal
By: Shounak M. Athavale, Ph.D.
By: George Mock
Extreme environments call for extreme lubricating measures, and perfluoropolyethers, or PFPEs, provide the characteristics required for these—and other—demanding...
From producing buggy parts at the turn of the last century to aerospace and wind-power applications today, this company's growth reflects the evolution of U.S....
By: Donald R. Houser, Ph.D.
A field test of Gleason's Genesis 130H hobbing machine surpasses even the most demanding customers' requirements, resulting in quicker throughput and less changeover...
Now celebrating its 113th year in business, this fourth-generation, privately-held company is the culmination of a Swedish immigrant's American dream.
By: Timothy L. Krantz, Dr. Robert F. Handschuh, Bradley A. Lerch & Christopher S. Burke
This investigation—by members of the U.S. Army Research Laboratory, NASA's Glenn Research Center, and the QSS Group, Inc.—examines a raw material for steel spur...
By: Robert G. Parker, Ph.D.
All vibration modes can be classified into one of three types—rotational, translational, and planet modes. In this article the author provides a detailed...
By: George Nelson
By: Dr. Alexander L. Kapelevich
By: Dr. Hermann J. Stadtfeld
A world-renowned expert on bevel gearing who is with The Gleason Works, the author describes an exciting advance in the manufacture of straight bevel gears.
When should plastic gears be used? What's the optimum design and manufacturing approach? Which materials work best in what applications? Ticona has the answers...
Revamped, recharged, and relocated, this Longmont, Colorado-based company is poised to finally reach its true potential as a premier aerospace and commercial supplier.
By: J. Lin
By: Dr.-Ing. Hartmut MĂĽller
By: Peter Hushek
By: Michael Massarsky, Ph.D. & David A. Davidson
By: Salvator Nigarura, Rajesh Parameswaranand & Juan R. L. Trasorras
A cutting-tool salesman saw a need and applied his academic training as a chemist to develop a new coating, resulting in a wealth of benefits to his company's...
By: Daniel H. Herring & Steven D. Balme
In order to gain the benefits of oil quenching, you must understand all of the process variables involved. In the following, two heat—treat professionals share their...
By: David Martin
Recent improvements have made spherical roller thrust bearings superior alternatives to the traditional bearing types used in output shaft applications. Here's...
By: Daniel Manning
By: William Shaffer
By: Timothy L. Krantz, Clark V. Cooper, Dennis P. Townsend & Bruce D. Hansen
By: Tim Zwirlein
When designing large structural components it's critical to make an informed decision between castings and forgings. The following paper by Rexnord provides an in-depth...
By: Sascha Ungewiss & Bill Miller
By: Dr. Stephen P. Radzevich
By: David A. Stokely
By: Sean Cresent & Robert Laube
Hydra-Lock has a long history of manufacturing custom-designed hydraulic workholding and toolholding devices that are constantly evolving to meet its customer's needs.
By: Dr. Stephen P. Radzevich
Everyone encounters obstacles, but the real challenge is in whether you cave in or carry on. This profile tells the story of a man who chose the latter—time and...
By: Relly Victoria Petrescu, Narcisa Popescu & Florian Ion Petrescu
By: Chris Van De Motter
To truly understand the benefits of broaching it's important to take many things into consideration, including the various methods, materials, and machines involved.
By: Jeff Biamonte & Tim Nadasdi, Ph.D.
By choosing the proper lubricant, gearbox performance is improved. Read on to learn about ExxonMobil's special formulation for gearbox applications.