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Closed Loop Machining of Cylindrical Gears

Leonhard Euler’s 1760 invention of making cylindrical gears with an involute profile was the beginning of a success story. As […]

A Laser Focus on Leading-Edge Metrology

In the world of gear inspection, there are many factors to consider in understanding the needs of designers, manufacturers, and […]

Can Shop Floor Measurement Actually Replace Gauges?

Quality assurance on the shop floor is an integral part of the production chain today. It involves comparing production results […]

INSPECTION & METROLOGY: Investing in Yourself

Everyone should make an effort to improve themselves. One of the best ways this can be done is through education. […]

INSPECTION & METROLOGY: The Payoff from Deploying Smart Gear Inspection Systems

A quality-control plan for parallel-axis gear manufacturing requires significant investment in analytical and functional inspection equipment, labor, and production cost. […]

Adopting Vision Systems: Technology Geared Toward Cost Savings and Boosting Quality

First-tier gear manufacturers are now embracing machine vision technology to streamline production lines, which, of course, ultimately leads to significant […]

Non-Contact Gear Defect Detection Is Now Possible

In 2012, Slone Gear International Inc. and Mound Laser Inc. began experimenting with combining laser technology with gear manufacturing and […]

Case Study: Gleason Corporation and Schafer Gear Works

When the operations manager at Schafer Gear Works, Paresh Shah, visited the Gleason booth at Gear Expo 2015, he wasn’t […]

INSPECTION & METROLOGY: Case Study: Forest City Gear and Keyence Corporation

Quality inspector, Amy Sovina, is one of the operators at Forest City Gear who has been using an optical comparator […]

INSPECTION & METROLOGY: The State of Measurement Technology

What are the trends you have seen in measurement technology in recent years? Due to an increasing national demand and […]

INSPECTION & METROLOGY: Today’s Technology for Gear Metrology

Regardless of size or application, all gears depend on some degree of precision to prevent avoidable wear, power loss, and […]

Actual Tooth Contact Analysis of Straight Bevel Gears

Straight bevel gears are the simplest type of bevel gears that transfer power between intersecting axes [1]. They are widely […]

Effective Methods for Checking Grinding Quality

Grinding is often the last process in the manufacture of high-quality, high-load-bearing gearbox components. High-load-bearing gears are hardened for greater […]

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 […]

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