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Improving the Friction Power of Gears and Bearings

A machine that runs endlessly without any wear and frictional losses — who wouldn’t dream of that? Unfortunately, such a […]

CFD Simulation of Power Losses and Lubricant Flows in Gearboxes

Printed with permission of the copyright holder, the American Gear Manufacturers Association, 1001 N. Fairfax Street, Suite 500, Alexandria, Virginia […]

Extending gear life in demanding applications

Although gears and other precision components are generally made of hardened steel or metal alloys, those used in high load […]

Broadwind Energy, Inc.

To be the preferred provider of integrated solutions for global energy and infrastructure customers. Mission Through the technical expertise and […]

Micro Surface Corporation

Micro Surface Corporation started out in 1919 as Timesaver Products Company Inc., makers of TimeSaver Lapping Compounds. It served manufacturers […]

Impact of Surface Condition and Lubricant on Effective Gear Tooth Friction Coefficient

The impact of gear tooth surface roughness and advanced coatings on frictional losses in a gear mesh is of significant […]

Developing an Energy-Efficient Industrial Gear Oil

Gearboxes found in mining and manufacturing sectors encounter a variety of harsh conditions. Heavy loading, longer duty cycles, and high […]

Accelerated Testing and Temperature Calculation of Plastic Gears

Plastic gears have been in use since the 1950s, and their popularity has increased significantly in the last few years. […]

A New Class of Industrial Gear Oil

In 2013, the global lubricant market was just over 40 million tons, comprised of 58-percent automotive lubricants and 42-percent industrial […]

Prediction of Airborne Radiated Noise from Lightly Loaded Lubricated Meshing Gear Teeth

Automotive transmission gear noise has received increased attention in recent years. The phenomenon is considered as a major noise source […]

The Impact of Surface Condition and Lubricant on Gear Tooth Friction

The most exhaustive experimental study quantifying gear tooth friction is by Yoshizaki [1], in which spur gears with various geometries […]

Application of a Unique Anti-Wear Technology — Ion-Sulfurized Lubricating Gradient Material

History Of Ion-Sulfurized Lubricating Gradient Material (LGM) Technology In modern industry, large fraction of machinery components, including gears, splines, and […]

The Efficiency of a Simple Spur Gearbox — Thermally Coupled Lubrication Model

Introduction The efficiency of drivetrain components is quickly becoming a significant research area pushed by the intensifying quest for improved […]

Proactive Contamination Control for Industrial Gearing

No matter what industry you serve, there’s a good chance that gears and gearing are critical to your process. In […]

Purchasing Gear Lubricants: Be Careful When Playing the Numbers Game

An assumption has been made that anyone reading this has a basic knowledge of most gear types and their geometric […]

The Anatomy of a Lubrication Erosion Failure: Causation, Initiation, Progression, and Prevention-Part II

As a result of our evaluation of the pit type defects observed on all of the Cameron Pinion Shaft teeth, […]

The Anatomy of a Lubrication Erosion Failure: Causation, Initiation, Progression, and Prevention: Part I

Material science is the oldest of all science and engineering disciplines. It is not an overstatement to say that materials […]

Energy Efficient Industrial Gear Lubricants

The use of energy has propelled the world from earliest civilizations, through the industrial revolution, to the current technology enabled […]

Gear Lubrication-Gear Protection Also At Low Oil Temperature

In practice, industrial gears are often operated with lower oil temperatures than would normally be generated in a fully-loaded gearbox. […]

Understanding and Preventing Surface Distress

In many industrial applications that have lubricated rolling/sliding contacts such as rolling bearings, power density has steadily increased over time […]

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