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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 […]

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, […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Axis of Rotation Metrology for Improved Gearing

In the history of machine tools, spindles have been very good relative to other bearings and structures on the machine. […]

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