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Measurement System Analysis (MSA)

The analysis of a measurement system is determined by the statistical properties of reproducable measurements in a stable environment. In […]

Big Gear Inspection is Booming

Northern Wisconsin’s Merit Gear is bagging more big gear business from surging energy, mining, construction and transportation industries with the […]

Bevel Gear Cutting Blade Measurement

Traditional bevel gear cutting blade inspection machines have three linear axes for setup. One of the three axes is used […]

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.” […]

Softhoning for Hard-Turned Steel Gears

Introduction Most applications reserved for flexible honing tools have restricted themselves to removing peaks, torn and folded metal, or other […]

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 […]

Sophisticated Software for Real-Time Data Retrieval

In an age of information systems, we have immediate access to everything from our e-mail to the Internet. Gear manufacturers […]

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 […]

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