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Induction Gear Hardening: Part 2

This is the second installment of a two-part article on induction hardening of gears and gear-like components. Part 1 was […]

Advanced Thermal Processing for Enhanced Gear Tribology

Abstract Vast empirical knowledge accumulated over centuries, in conjunction with recent advances in the areas of material science, tribology, and […]

SECO/WARWICK Corp.

SECO/WARWICK GROUP is a leading global manufacturer of heat processing furnaces and equipment Expertise includes end to end heat treatment […]

ECM USA, Inc.

Our mission is to provide high quality vacuum furnaces, services and spare parts to our North American customer base for […]

All Metals & Forge Group

All Metals & Forge Group is an ISO9001:2008, AS/EN9100:2009 Rev. C manufacturer dedicated to providing its customers with the quickest […]

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 […]

Tribological Coating Wear and Durability Performance Guideline for Gear Applications

For decades, the performance of tribological coatings has been studied with the goal of developing practical surface treatments to enhance […]

Influence of Surface Finishing on the Load Capacity of Coated and Uncoated Spur Gears

In order to increase the power density of tribologically stressed drivetrain components, different approaches are being pursued in material and […]

Flame Hardening

Heat treating gears increases their durability and strength, and there are many heat treating options to suit different applications. To […]

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, […]

High Temperature Vacuum Carburizing Drives Alloy Development

Vacuum carburizing (low pressure carburizing, or LPC) is a process used to impart hardness, wear resistance and increased fatigue life […]

Induction Hardening for Wind Turbine Bearing Rings

It seems nothing  —  not even a worldwide financial crisis — can stop the rise of wind energy. The 2008-12 […]

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 […]

A Study on Contact Fatigue Performance of Nitrided and TiN Coated Gears

The developing trend of gears focusing on high-speed, heavy-duty, lightweight, and small sizes makes hardness promotion of gear face through […]

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, […]

AlCrN-Based Hard Coatings on Modern Carbide Tools

According to a general rule of thumb, a significant reduction of costs in mechanical machining can only be achieved by […]

Comparative Corrosion Characteristics of Ground and Superfinished Gear Steels

The described effort was undertaken to assess the impact of the isotropic superfinishing (ISF®) process on the corrosion resistance of […]

Electric Furnaces Complement Heat Treat Requirements for Gears

Furnaces heated by electric elements routinely harden, anneal and stress relieve gears. Today's heating elements operate at higher temperatures, last […]

Induction Heating: A Guide to the Process and Its Benefits

Induction hardening is being increasingly used within the gear industry. However, before looking at the advantages of the method, it […]

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