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An Examination of High-Conformal Gearing

By: Dr. Stephen P. Radzevich Ph.D., Dr. (Eng) Sci.

This paper describes the differences between Novikov gearing and Wildhaber gearing, making a case for why the two systems should not be combined as ‘W-N...

Induction Gear Hardening

By: Dr. Valery Rudnev, FASM

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...

Choosing a Planetary Gearhead

Motion projects featuring planetary gearheads excel in the areas 
of system response, inertia matching, speed matching, system stiffness, 
and system resolution.

Fatigue Performance and Cleanliness of...

By: Joakim Fagerlund, MSc & Lily Kamjou, MSc

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.

Advanced Thermal Processing for Enhanced Gear...

By: Boris Zhmud, Ph.D., FRSC, Johan Blomkvist, M.Sc. & Mikael Fallström, M.Sc.

TriboNite technology can help improve gear performance by combining the well-known advantages of nitriding with the superior tribological performance profile of solid lubricant...