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Southern Gear & Machine, Inc.

THE FINEST AEROSPACE, DEFENSE, INSTRUMENT, PRECISION AND COMMERCIAL GEARING SOUTHERN GEAR AND MACHINE, INC. began operations in 1957. It grew […]

Allied Sinterings, Inc.

Allied Sinterings is a recognized world leader in the manufacture of custom-engineered powder metal products for small applications, including small […]

Perry Tool & Research, Inc.

Since 1962, Perry Tool & Research has manufactured Powder Metal Parts for OEM companies. Our Powder Metallurgy (P/M) process enables […]

Ka-Wood Gear & Machine Co.

KA-WOOD GEAR & MACHINE CO. is a leader in gear and spline manufacturing.  We manufacture precision products for a diverse […]

Contact Ratio Optimization of Powder-Metal Gears

Powder metal (PM) alloys are becoming more of a solution for high-performance gears, not only because of part price but […]

Testing and Validation of Powder Metal Gears in a 6-Speed Manual Transmission

A 6-speed manual transmission was redesigned and optimized using powder metal steel as the gear material. The design work was […]

A Comparison of Wrought Steel Gears and Surface – Densified Powder Metallurgy Gears

Automotive transmission gears are responsible for transmitting torque from the engine to the wheels. In the process of transferring torque, […]

Powder Metallurgy of High Density Helical Gears

Powder Metallurgy is a proven technology to produce high strength gears for the automotive industry.  Advances in powder production, compaction, […]

A New Standard Under Development: Specifying Powder Metallurgy Gears

In the early nineties, I was working at a transmission manufacturing facility in Indiana that made lawn and garden transmissions. […]

Cost Reduction Using Powder Metal for Pump and Metering Gears

Powder Metal (PM) gears are used in pumps across a wide spectrum of industries. These include lube pumps for power […]

Powder Metal Gears, Part IX

In Part IV, Macro Design was discussed and a corrugated web was presented. The idea of the corrugated web came […]

Designing Powder Metal Gears

Powder metal (PM) gears are a cost efficient alternative for machined gears in larger series. Synchronizer gears, oil pump gears, […]

Powder Metal Gear Conversion

There are many different processes performed in the “powder metal” arena. They range from conventional compacting with sponge iron (low-density, […]

Fatigue Performance of Prealloyed PM Steel

Powder metal (PM) materials that exhibit excellent heat treated properties and achieve good fatigue performance are needed to convert wrought […]

Powder Metal for Precision and Performance

While the powder metal process is becoming increasingly popular with gear designers because it is a cost-effective alternative to traditional […]

Bending Fatigue of Surface Densified Gears

Surface densified powder metal gears and conventional wrought steel gears were tested using a pulsator and a back-to-back gear tester […]

Rolling Contact Fatigue of Surface Densified PM Gears

Surface densification provides the opportunity for PM technology to advance into the manufacture of highly stressed product groups, such as […]

High Performance Gears for Heavy Duty Transmissons

Planetary gears in heavy truck gearboxes are normally manufactured by forging a blank, turning, hobbing, shaving, and heat-treatment followed by […]

Steeling Savings with P/M Materials

Recent advances in powder manufacturing and processing have made chromium an attractive element in P/M manufacturing. In addition to chromiumís […]

Pure Powder, Pure Power!

In many of today’s applications for powder metallurgical steels, the requirements on the material increase consistently. Tool users are seeking […]

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