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Forging Foundations

In past issues we’ve featured forging companies serving the gear-manufacturing industry in our profile and Q&A sections, and talking with […]

The Methodology of Metallurgy

The study of metals (metallurgy) address material selection, failure analysis, heat treating, mechanical testing, non-destructive testing, metallography, and material characterization. […]

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 […]

Forging Ahead for Gear Applications

The challenges facing today’s designers grow with each passing year. The global market provides for a more competitive stage, creating […]

New Powder Applications

Powder Metallurgy is a proven technology to produce high strength gears and tailored gear shapes for both automotive and industrial […]

Rapid Stress Relief and Tempering

Stress relief and tempering are important processes, but they are still conducted much as they have been for the past […]

Successful Plastic Gear Conversions

The conversion of a steel gear set to plastic is not a slam-dunk operation. A gear designer who is proficient […]

It’s All on the Surface

As manufacturers look to reduce cycle times, costs, and to improve the life of their products, many variables are considered […]

Safety Tips for Handling Industrial Lubricants

Workplace accidents and safety incidents can be prevented. Post-accident investigations reveal that many of these mishaps could have been avoided […]

A New Tool Steel for Hot Forming Gears

Hot forming operations like forging, extrusion, hot upsetting, piercing, and any other operations involving deformation of solid hot metal place […]

Making “Cents” of Die Casting

For many applications, zinc alloy die cast gears provide an opportunity to dramatically cut manufacturing costs and improve part-to-part consistency. […]

A “Super Tool” for Superior Gear Blanks

It stays cool, it doesn’t produce problematic chips, it cuts with ease…it’s the Super Tool! Well, not really. It’s simply […]

Engineering Principles for Plastic Gears

Since founding Timco in 1967, I’ve been riding a steep learning curve regarding plastic materials and the machine parts that […]

The Details of Ductile Iron

Cast iron is generally thought of as a weak, dirty, cheap, brittle material that does not have a place in […]

Fine Pitch Powder Metal Gears Using Stainless Steel Alloys

While the AGMA Powder Metallurgy gear committee has referenced 48 pitch as a working limit for fine pitch powder metal […]

Form Rolling for Finishing Powder Metal Gears

In this article we introduce a finish rolling process for sintered Fe alloy gears using a new CNC form rolling […]

The Power of Powder

Market demand for more cost-effective processes to produce higher-performance product continues to increase. To meet this reality, manufacturers who often […]

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