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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

Image 1: This diagram illustrates a simple gear process with key measurement gages indicated. A quality-control plan for parallel-axis gear […]

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 […]

Multi-Sensory Capability in Gear Inspection

In today’s competitive manufacturing environment, especially for products as specialized as gears, many of the world’s leading gear OEM’s and […]

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