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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 […]

INSPECTION & METROLOGY: Case Study: Forest City Gear and Keyence Corporation

Quality inspector, Amy Sovina, is one of the operators at Forest City Gear who has been using an optical comparator […]

INSPECTION & METROLOGY: The State of Measurement Technology

What are the trends you have seen in measurement technology in recent years? Due to an increasing national demand and […]

INSPECTION & METROLOGY: Today’s Technology for Gear Metrology

Regardless of size or application, all gears depend on some degree of precision to prevent avoidable wear, power loss, and […]

Actual Tooth Contact Analysis of Straight Bevel Gears

Straight bevel gears are the simplest type of bevel gears that transfer power between intersecting axes [1]. They are widely […]

Optimizing Innovation in Driveline Design Processes

In the driveline industry, innovation can only be achieved when the use of new or novel technologies or methods are […]

Effective Methods for Checking Grinding Quality

Grinding is often the last process in the manufacture of high-quality, high-load-bearing gearbox components. High-load-bearing gears are hardened for greater […]

Inspection and Measuring on Threaded Tools

Increasing product varieties, shortening of production cycles, and a growing demand on quality are just a few of today’s many […]

INSPECTION & METROLOGY: A Different Way to Look at Profile and Helix Inspection Results

Introduction Elemental inspection of gears is commonly carried out with computer numerically controlled (CNC) machines. While these range from special […]

INSPECTION & METROLOGY: The Benefits of Using Tapered-Tooth Master Plugs (TMPs) with Spline Gauges

Eliminating unnecessary expenses is a very important factor in running a successful business. At first glance, it might seem unnecessary […]

The Convergence of Gear Metrology and 3-D Measuring Technology: The Slow Evolution

Ever since the first CNC generative gear measuring systems for parallel axis gears were introduced to the marketplace in the […]

What do ZOLLER and a simple gear have in common? Both are proven in use and high efficiency.

Introduction Gears have existed for over 2000 years and are an indispensable part of today’s technology. Whether in the car, […]

Optimization of Gear Tooth Contact by Helix Angle Modification

Introduction Gears that are smaller, cheaper, and equipped with more efficient power transmission are the ongoing objective of gear designers. […]

Non-Destructive Electromagnetic Structure Testing

Steel structures depend on alloy and heat treatment for durability and strength. Ferritic and martensitic structures behave ferromagnetically, and austenitic […]

Case Study: Company: Wenzel / Customer: Gibbs Gears

The gear manufacturer Gibbs Gears, located in UK-based Stoke Mandeville, met the challenge and extended their machinery with a gear […]

Multi-Sensory Capability in Gear Inspection

In today’s competitive manufacturing environment, especially for products as specialized as gears, many of the world’s leading gear OEM’s and […]

Meeting the Challenges of Measuring Large Parts

Overall Equipment Layout Even though the measuring principles on very large equipment are the same or similar to small ones, […]

Form and Position Measurement Advancement Through Measurement Technology

This industry has a tailwind; the wind power industry is growing at a rapid pace. The reasons for this are […]

Crack Testing and Heat Treat Verification of Gears Using Eddy Current Technology

While eddy current technology was initially developed for testing of bar, tube, and wire, advances in electronics, automation, and coil […]

Analysis of Ripple on Noisy Gears

A low noise level is an important quality feature in modern gearboxes for passenger cars. But a troublesome noise can […]

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