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Inspection & Metrology: ‘We must never stand still’

Small series and prototype production at ZF Friedrichshafen AG create new challenges for quality control time and again: measurement programs […]

Online exclusive: How many mils is your coating?

Instantaneous handheld coating thickness gauges that can be operated by virtually any technician deliver lab-quality readings even on curved and […]

Two-Probe Pitch Inspection Method For Large Gears

A gear’s pitch (a k a index or spacing) accuracy is one of the most fundamental gear characteristics affecting its […]

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 […]

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 Laser Focus on Leading-Edge Metrology

In the world of gear inspection, there are many factors to consider in understanding the needs of designers, manufacturers, and […]

Can Shop Floor Measurement Actually Replace Gauges?

Quality assurance on the shop floor is an integral part of the production chain today. It involves comparing production results […]

Sandvik Coromant U.S.

Sandvik Coromant is the world's leading manufacturer of cutting tools for the metalworking industry, with more than 25,000 products. But […]

Parker Industries, Inc.

Parker Industries Incorporated has been a leader in the gear tool and gage business since 1965 providing exceptional service and […]

Koepfer America, LLC

Koepfer America, LLC specializes in the sales & support of products related to the parallel-axis gear manufacturing industry. This includes […]

Hanik Corporation

HANIK Associates was formed in 1983, by Mr. Heinz Nikles, for the main purpose of providing a Technical and Managerial […]

Gleason Corporation

Gleason Corporation’s mission is to be The Total Gear Solutions Provider™ to its global customer base.  Gleason is a leader […]

Broach Masters / Universal Gear Co.

At Broach Masters all Spline & Gear Broaches are ground on state of the art CNC equipment. We specialize in […]

A New Wave in Virtual Machining

The custom nature of gears and the high cost of cutting tools have continued to put pressure on manufacturers to […]

INSPECTION & METROLOGY: Investing in Yourself

Everyone should make an effort to improve themselves. One of the best ways this can be done is through education. […]

INSPECTION & METROLOGY: The Payoff from Deploying Smart Gear Inspection Systems

A quality-control plan for parallel-axis gear manufacturing requires significant investment in analytical and functional inspection equipment, labor, and production cost. […]

Intelligent Process Monitoring Is Advancing Gear-making Productivity

Gear-making technology has been advancing at an extremely rapid pace. By many accounts, developments in tooling and machine technology have […]

Adopting Vision Systems: Technology Geared Toward Cost Savings and Boosting Quality

First-tier gear manufacturers are now embracing machine vision technology to streamline production lines, which, of course, ultimately leads to significant […]

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