FVA Software and Service’s expert team of mechanical engineers and software developers enables its customers to develop and implement individual transmission models, complex calculations, and programming tasks.
This virtual design approach uses real-world cutting tool geometry, automatically generated gear blanks, and known process kinematics to simulate the cutting process.
Experimental tensile fatigue data can be used to predict plastic gear life and the polyamide-based polymer loaded with glass fibers can be used for the metal replacement of gears used in applications with high power.
To favorably configure bevel gears in intersected-axes gearing, the mounting distance must be one of the most important design parameters.
Heller Machine Tools develops and produces state-of-the-art machine tools and entire production systems for metal-cutting processes.
Advent Tool & Manufacturing supplies machine shops and manufacturers across the globe with solid carbide, inserted thread mills, and custom form mills designed and manufactured to specifically meet its customers’ machining needs.
Dontyne Gears pursues principles in design and machining techniques that are not yet part of the mainstream industry in order to gain a competitive advantage.
With advanced engineering at the core of its forging and gear divisions, Sona BLW
is constantly tackling demands while developing and implementing solutions for its customers.
Theoretically, geometrically-accurate gearing that features zero base pitch variation promise to be noiseless, as no noise is produced by the gear mesh. In reality they can be noisy.
The commercially available heat-treatment simulation software, DANTE, has been used successfully to improve heat-treat processes and steel-part characteristics; this case study follows an example of applying the software to evaluate a real-world challenge.
This paper provides an accurate method for calculating radial loads transmitted by straight-sided splines by means of the effective pressure angle calculation, enabling more accurate hoop-stress calculation for these splines.
For more than 70 years, JTEKT Toyoda Americas Corporation has been a world leader in machine-tool manufacturing that includes its roots in grinding machine technology to the advanced capabilities of its gear-skiving innovations.
Application of Finite Element Analysis for the Strain Wave Gear Tooth Surfaces Design and Modification
The gear industry has a well-established gearing theory, design code, and design simulation software to improve gear-transmission performance; however, the lack of similar tools restrains the development of the strain wave gear.
To assist gear designers to instantly verify the manufacturability of their designs, two methods are presented to calculate the manufactured form diameter given the design parameters of the gear and the hob.
Atlanta Gear Works designs, engineers, builds, rebuilds, and repairs heavy industrial gearboxes for some of America’s leading manufacturers with one main goal — to minimize or prevent downtime.
The technology used in production of plastic gears, as well as powder-metal technology, imposes certain constraints on the design parameters of a worm
and of a mating gear.
Recent developments from Helios Gear Products increase the productivity of the company’s Tecnomacchine CNC gear deburring technology.
For nearly 50 years, Artec Machine Systems has been trusted for engineering design, parts, field repair, and maintenance of all types of heavy gear systems.
Proper control of heat treat distortion is of key importance to reduce production costs in gear manufacturing.
Metrologists take on new, frequent challenges
for quality control.
Several methods are available to face the difficulties presented by today’s thin-walled parts.
Precision grinding on the Haas Multigrind® increases surface quality and component accuracy.
Coating can play a critical role in the prevention of wear or corrosion, so it’s important that coating thickness is measured in a quick and economical way to ensure efficiency.
Before an optimum clamping solution can be defined, many requirements of the workpieces, type, machine frequency, and process-change integration must be properly addressed.
NORD Gear Corporation markets and produces a complete product line of mechanical and electrical drive components including quality gear reducers, electric motors, AC Vector drives, and distributed drive technology.
Highlighting merits of the two-probe index inspection method for large gears with a cursory review of the single-probe pitch inspection methodology, breakdown of tooth index characteristics, and a cross-reference of the single- and two-probe inspection methods.
New Chamfer Hobbing adds a highly desirable process to the integrated hobbing and chamfering options now available to gear manufacturers — just in time for eDrives.
Although it started out manufacturing precision power chucks, Stace-Allen Chucks has expanded into workholding – designing and manufacturing custom solutions to meet its customers’ demands.
Gears machined from forged billet and as-received bar develop tensile residual stress in the core of the gear following full heat treatment.
Experts with Norton | Saint-Gobain Abrasives discuss the challenges of gear grinding and how advances in technology are improving the efficiency of grinding methods.
Gear scientists, gear engineers, and gear manufacturers have worked successfully for many decades on finding the optimal flank forms and the optimal non-conjugate flank surface interaction.
With a history that dates back more than century, Weiler Abrasives has become a global market leader in abrasives, delivering innovative solutions to customers in targeted end markets.
High static friction is important for improving safety and reducing costs.
New Gleason hydraulic workholding solutions are becoming an attractive alternative to traditional mechanical systems in an increasingly wide range of gear-manufacturing applications.
With hand deburring, consistent quality and steady volume are vital concerns.
When it comes to broaching, General Broach Company is able to find the best machine and best tool design to fit the customer’s need.
Moisture, temperature, viscosity, filtration, and base oil are some of the factors that need to be considered.
The BMS Dual-Drive is an electromechanically powered, table-up vertical broaching machine for all types of internal broaching applications.
High torque retention knobs are a vital anchor for safety between machine and spindle for high-RPM mills.
Marposs has become a global leader for the supply of high-precision equipment for inspection, measurement, and control in the production environment.
The application of non-contact metrology allows a very fast collection of points on the measured gear-tooth surfaces with data rates that can be as high as millions of points per second — this new technology provides a wealth of information on gear geometry.
To improve the accuracy and performance of gears that operate on crossing axes of rotation, gears should be designed so they align to the three fundamental laws of gearing.
After 70 years, Precision Gage Company brings quality gear inspection to the industry, whether it be dimension-over-wires gages or fully-automated dual-flank composite test systems.
Magnetic Barkhausen Noise as an Alternative to Nital Etch for the Detection of Grind Temper on Gears
MBN is quantitative, repeatable, non-destructive, and it is easily automated, thus removing operator influence as a variable.
Newly developed high-strength steel for car powertrain and transmission components includes three grades – knowing the difference will help you meet your quality goals.
The Contact Stylus Profilometer provides a pragmatic, accurate and reproducible tooth flank roughness measurement.