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Choosing a Resharpening Resource

On a per-unit basis, the overall cost of cutting tools in a gear cutting process boils down to only a few percentage points. As...

Effects of Asymmetric Cutter Tip Radii on Gear Tooth Root Bending Stress

By Dr. Abdullah Akpolat, Dr. Nihat Yildirim, Burak Sahin, Omer Yildirim, Bulent Karatas, and Fatih Erdogan Tooth root fillet is the maximum bending stress concentration...

Introducing the New Blue

Gear manufacturers today must turn on a dime to meet fast-changing customer demand and marketplace conditions with faster production of smaller lot sizes. More...

Induction Gear Hardening: Part 2

This is the second installment of a two-part article on induction hardening of gears and gear-like components. Part 1 was published in the February...

Root Fillet Optimization of Gears with Asymmetric Teeth

By Dr. A.L. Kapelevich and Dr. Y.V. Shekhtman The Direct Gear Design method optimizes various parameters and elements of gear tooth geometry to achieve the...

Improving the Friction Power of Gears and Bearings

A machine that runs endlessly without any wear and frictional losses — who wouldn’t dream of that? Unfortunately, such a machine does not exist...

CFD Simulation of Power Losses and Lubricant Flows in Gearboxes

Printed with permission of the copyright holder, the American Gear Manufacturers Association, 1001 N. Fairfax Street, Suite 500, Alexandria, Virginia 22314. Statements presented in...

Induction Gear Hardening

Over the years, gear manufacturers have increased their knowledge of the production of quality gears and gear-like components. This knowledge has led to many...

Choosing a Planetary Gearhead

From CGI Inc. staff When a motor is being designed into a motion control system, all too often the benefits of a gearhead are realized...

Measuring Root/Flank Stress in Plastic Gears

The number of plastic gears used in different applications is increasing every year, mostly due to their cost effectiveness for large series production and...

Closed Loop Machining of Cylindrical Gears

Leonhard Euler’s 1760 invention of making cylindrical gears with an involute profile was the beginning of a success story. As a tooth profile, the...

Fatigue Performance and Cleanliness of Carburizing Steels for Gears

The cleanliness of steels used for gears is of great importance when looking to improve their life or increase loads. In this paper, carburizing...

Extending gear life in demanding applications

Although gears and other precision components are generally made of hardened steel or metal alloys, those used in high load applications still can fail...

Advanced Thermal Processing for Enhanced Gear Tribology

Abstract Vast empirical knowledge accumulated over centuries, in conjunction with recent advances in the areas of material science, tribology, and big data analysis, have allowed...

Fast, Flexible Bevel Gear Cutting

Well over 100 bevel gear cutting machines crowded this Chicago factory floor just a few years ago, all busy producing spiral bevel gear sets...

Numerical Thermal 3D Modeling of Plastic Gearing

This paper will primarily focus on the prediction of gear temperature of plastic gears using a numerical heat transfer model based on 3D Finite...

Reishauer

For more than two centuries, Reishauer has been shaping industrial history. Since its founding in 1788, the Swiss company has moved from manufacturing precision thread...

Tooling Profile: Third Wave Systems

Third Wave Systems began as a discussion over a beer between brothers Kerry and Troy Marusich in 1993 and has since grown into a...

Services Profile: American Gear & Engineering

Dedication to both its customers and its employees is the formula that helps set American Gear & Engineering apart. Taking care of the customer is...

An Experimental and Analytical Comparison of the Noise Generated by Gears of Austempered Ductile...

Over the years, there have been many claims made concerning the relative noise performance of austempered ductile iron (ADI) versus steel as a gearing...
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