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Contour Hardening Bevel, Hypoid, and Pinion Gears

Traditional gear heat treatment involves gas carburizing in batch or continuous furnaces for an extended time, and then oil quenching. […]

Designing Asymmetric Gears

In propulsion gear transmissions, the tooth load on one flank is significantly higher and is applied for longer periods of […]

Better Bevel Gear Production

Gleason revolutionized bevel gear production in 1989 with the introduction of the first fully CNC controlled cutting machine, called the […]

Milling Tools for Bevel Gears

Curved bevel gears are one of the most complex components in mechanical engineering, and special machines and tools have therefore […]

A New Angle on Cutting Bevel Gears

Straight bevel gears are widely used in the design of automotive differentials, as well as in other applications. In high […]

Continuous Generation Grinding

When I first heard the word “generation” as a kid it was used in a family context: my grandmother, my […]

CONIFACE Face Gear Cutting and Grinding

According to the traditional definition, face gears are plane ring gears with a face angle of 90° that mate with […]

CONIFLEX Plus Straight Bevel Gear Manufacturing

Bevel gears with straight teeth have an increasing popularity for certain applications. Before the development of the six-axis CNC machining […]

Gas Carburizing vs. Contour Induction Hardening in Bevel Gears

This paper examines the impact on distortion of two processes using traditional gear measurement techniques. It will discuss design considerations […]

Better Bevel Gearing

Above a ratio of 2.5 it is common gear design practice to convert a gearset from two generated members into […]

Predicting Hypoidcontact Conditions

Problems are often encountered in the design of automotive drive axles, since hypoid gear sets are very sensitive to the […]

Gleason Aces the Mercedes Test

It seems that Mercedes-Benz design engineers never stop searching for ways to improve performance, passenger safety, and comfort. The recent […]

Straight Bevel Gears on Phoenix Machines Using Coniflex Tools

Manufacturing of straight bevel gears was in the past only possible on specially dedicated mechanical machines. Such machines are by […]

Determining Gear Efficiency

Abstract: This paper presents an original method for determining the efficiency of the gear. The originality of this method relies […]

The Methadology of Modified Crowning

Is there anything that can still be considered new in bevel gear tooth theory? Most experts in the transmission layout […]

SPECIAL SERIES | Layout Guides Part 3: Hypoid Gear Teeth

This is the third of a three-part series of instructions to assist engineering designers and detailers with the process of […]

SPECIAL SERIES | Layout Guides Part 2: Spiral and Zerol Bevel Gears

This is the second of a three-part series of instructions to assist engineering designers and detailers with the process of […]

SPECIAL SERIES | Layout Guides

This series is intended to provide design engineers working on right angle geared applications with the knowledge necessary to further […]

An Animated Approach to Plotting Profiles

Trochoid Spiral (TS) and Epitrochoidal Spiral (ETS) curves and special flash animations were developed by the author in 2004 and […]

The Attributes of Loaded Gear Tooth Modeling: Part Two

As I mentioned in the first installment of this article (please see June 2005 issue of Gear Solutions magazine), I’m […]

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