2007 August

Company Profile: Oliver Gear

For more than a century this company has worked to build a solid reputation based on innovation, excellent customer service, and a commitment to quality.

Turbo - Abrasive Machining for Edge and Surface...

By: Michael Massarsky, Ph.D. & David A. Davidson

In addition to mechanical deburring, turbo-abrasive machining provides benefits including isotropic surfaces, improved profiles, and beneficial compressive stress.

Bending Fatigue of Surface Densified Gears

By: Salvator Nigarura, Rajesh Parameswaranand & Juan R. L. Trasorras

A technical paper discussing the effect of root densification depth and tooth loading mode on fatigue life.


Terry McDonald: Site Safety

By: Terry McDonald

Reasons for attending GEAR EXPO include networking with colleagues and potential customers, but it also presents an opportunity to view new equipment and ask questions about its...

Tooth Tips: William Crosher

By: William P. Crosher

When conducting a failure analysis, electrical erosion is yet another factor to take into account. This installment provides helpful insights into this phenomena.


MachineTools.com Announces Web Video Integration for Listing

August 1, 2007

MachineTools.com, a leading business-to-business online marketplace for the machine tool industry, now offers users the ability to upload and show videos of machines for sale. Sellers on MachineTools.com can now post videos demonstrating machine tool capabilities and features. Videos are loaded...

DNV Certifies Abundant Manufacturing to ISO 9001:2000

August 1, 2007

Det Norske Veritas Certification, Inc., is pleased to announce the ISO 9001:2000 certification of Abundant Manufacturing, Inc. It is one of a few companies to meet the new ISO 9001:2000 certification requirements. By achieving this certification, the company demonstrates its commitment to quality...

Mitsubishi Gear Center Hosts Technical Seminars

August 1, 2007

Owing to the success of Mitsubishi’s Gear Technology Center, it has decided to give back to the industry by providing a day packed with free informative technical seminars. Designed to benefit all customers ranging from beginners in the industry to the seasoned professional, these seminars...

KAPP RX 59 Uses High-Precision Grinding Process to Manufacture Rotors

August 1, 2007

Rotors used in air compressors can now be manufactured on KAPP grinding machines by using a high-precision grinding process that not only optimizes and enhances the production process, but also provides quality uniformity not attained before. On the KAPP RX 59 machine, the rotors are ground with...

Heavy-Duty Model 300 CNC Gear Hobber from Koepfer

August 1, 2007

The heavy-duty Model 300 provides for a bigger part diameter, coarser diametral pitch, and bigger hob capacity than traditional Koepfer hobbing machines. The biggest advantage is that it is equally suited to handle both traditional Koepfer parts as well as new increased capacity workpieces. The...

Strategic Alliance with SME will Strengthen and Support Canadian Manufacturing

August 1, 2007

The Society of Manufacturing Engineers (SME) and Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters (CME) have developed an alliance to strengthen the competitive skills, knowledge, and innovation capabilities of the Canadian manufacturing community through joint efforts in membership development, event...

Burr-Rx Disc Brushes for In-Machine Deburring from Weiler

August 1, 2007

Weiler Corporation’s Burr-RxTM abrasive nylon disc brushes for in-machine deburring are more aggressive than conventional abrasive nylon brushes, allowing a faster feed rate that translates into getting the same job done in a shorter cycle time. Burr-Rx disc brushes also remove larger burrs...