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Putting Teeth into Gear Inspection

The history of gears goes back millennia. For a long time it was believed that the differential gearbox was invented […]

New Dimensions in Metrology

As components get smaller and more complex, and the demand for high precision rises, manufacturing companies are challenged to produce […]

Big Business in Large Gear Inspection

The winds of change are blowing throughout Asia. Hungry for new sources of clean energy to power their fast-growing markets […]

Cutting the Cables

Cases for the high-efficiency gearboxes produced by Fertigungstechnik Nord in Gadebusch, Germany, are machined from solid castings. By locating all […]

BIG GEARS Better Inspection

Even in this tough economic environment opportunity continues to knock on the doors of companies like Schafer Gear Works Rockford […]

A New Approach to Shop-Floor Gear Inspection

Gear production is one of the most difficult tasks to be found in modern manufacturing. Producing complex, non-linear, three-dimensional geometries […]

The Foundations of Function-Testing Gear Assemblies

Functional gear testing could be defined as a series of tests that simulate the intended function of the product in […]

New Technologies in Analytical CNC Gear Inspection

The value of analytical gear measurement grows as advances in technology allow gears to be measured in ways that help […]

Gear Inspection: Troubleshooting Tips

In the June 2005 issue of Gear Solutions we presented an article titled “An Elementary Guide to Gear Inspection,” which […]

Guarding Against Gearing Deviations

In the June 2005 issue of Gear Solutions magazine we presented an article entitled “An Elementary Guide to Gear Inspection,” […]

A New Standard in Gear Inspection

In the June 2005 issue of Gear Solutions magazine we presented an article entitled “An Elementary Guide to Gear Inspection.” […]

An Elementary Guide to Gear Inspection

Gear inspection begins with the everyday tasks on the shop floor and extends into the manufacturing laboratory for complex analytical […]

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 […]

Moving Measuring to the Machine

Take a peek into the machining cells at progressive large-volume gear manufacturers these days and you’ll likely see more measuring […]

Actual vs. Effective Involute Tooth Size

While splines have been manufactured for decades, they still seem to perplex the manufacturing engineer who is trying to insure […]

Software Solutions for Unknown Gears

Ever have a gear that you wanted to inspect, but didn’t have drawing data to define the part? M&M Precision […]

The Next Dimension in Detecting Tooth Distortion

The conventional CNC gear inspection machine will measure and evaluate helix and involute tooth flank deviations that are relative to […]

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