Articles By Mike Burnett

 

Materials Matter: Use of Clean Steels

Technology can reduce costs while achieving better gear design, performance


Materials Matter: Enhanced Steel Performance During Vacuum Carburizing of Gears

There are many benefits that can be gained from vacuum carburizing, but material selection is critical to producing a consistently high-quality carburized gear.


Materials Matter: Machinability and the Cost of Manufacturing Gears

Taking material modifications into consideration can play an important role in reducing overall machining costs. Here are some helpful tips.


Materials Matter: Controlling Distortion by Choosing the Right Materials

Distortion effects can have a major impact on manufacturing costs and overall gear quality. One way to mitigate distortion involves in-depth material knowledge.