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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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