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Micro-skiving – (r)evolution of a known production process

Production of internally toothed gear wheels is possible in many different ways. Different techniques such as gashing, broaching, wire EDM, […]

Chamfer Hobbing Tools Up

In the last few years, chamfering and deburring have gained new respect and risen to a level of importance equal […]

Advantages of flat broaching machines

A broaching machine requires precision broaching tools to increase productivity and efficiency. New broaching tools can be expensive and difficult […]

Reducing Tool Wear in Spiral Bevel Gear Machining with the Finite Element Method

Due to the complexity of spiral bevel gear machining, the cutting tools can be a significant cost of gear manufacturing. […]

Filling Some Gaps in Spline Design Guidelines: Centering, Friction, and Misalignment

Editor’s note: At the author’s request, some statements have been removed for clarity since the article was originally published in October, […]

Methods to Determine Form Diameter on Hobbed External Involute Gears

In custom designs of external spur or helical gears, designers generally prefer a lower form diameter for greater transverse contact […]

Taking deburring to the next level

Once a gear is created, deburring becomes a necessary step to ensure a gear’s accuracy. Traditionally, deburring has been done […]

Tooling & Workholding: Making Out-of-Round Parts Round

One of the most vexing problems in machining today is how to most efficiently make an out-of-round part round. In […]

Tooling Workholding: A new solution for bevel gears

The creativity of the designers knows no bounds with new drive element and gear geometries. Faced with constantly increasing demands […]

Online exclusive: How many mils is your coating?

Instantaneous handheld coating thickness gauges that can be operated by virtually any technician deliver lab-quality readings even on curved and […]

Tooling & Workholding: A success story: Low-deformation workpiece clamping

Those who want to turn, mill, or grind rings, flanges, housings, or other thin-walled parts will quickly reach the limits […]

Chamfer Hobbing, Perfect Timing

New gearbox developments, particularly for eDrives, are creating a whole new set of gear design and manufacturing criteria. Compact gearbox […]

Tooling Profile: Euro-Tech Corporation

Euro-Tech Corporation prides itself as having a limited number of highly–engineered solutions in the fields of profile gaging and workholding. […]

Advanced Cutting Tool Systems

40 Years of Innovative Cutting Tool Solutions Advanced Cutting Tool Systems is a world leader in the special design and […]

A Competitive Edge Starts at the Spindle

Despite some 750,000 CNC mills put into service in the United States over the past 15 years, CNC machining job […]

Effects of Asymmetric Cutter Tip Radii on Gear Tooth Root Bending Stress

By Dr. Abdullah Akpolat, Dr. Nihat Yildirim, Burak Sahin, Omer Yildirim, Bulent Karatas, and Fatih Erdogan Tooth root fillet is the […]

Introducing the New Blue

Gear manufacturers today must turn on a dime to meet fast-changing customer demand and marketplace conditions with faster production of […]

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 […]

Fast, Flexible Bevel Gear Cutting

Well over 100 bevel gear cutting machines crowded this Chicago factory floor just a few years ago, all busy producing […]

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 […]

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