With the recent acquisition of Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Machine Tool, Nidec Corporation has added the company’s ability to design, manufacture, and sell machine tools, cutting tools, and related products to its already impressive portfolio.
With the addition of the new Genesis® 280HCD Gear Hobbing Machine, the many benefits of gear chamfering in parallel to gear hobbing are now available for a wider range of automotive and industrial applications.
Removing burrs with automated machining often can be time-consuming and tedious, but a versatile, flexible honing tool can be used for cross-hole deburring all around the shop.
This paper serves to confirm the principal possibility of crack detection in green powder metallurgy parts using laser vibrometry regardless of the crack location in the part and using integral vibration spectra on a PM part as a function of vibration intensity.
With a product line of gear-inspection equipment used by small and large companies alike, United Tool Supply has been designing and manufacturing state-of-the-art products – including its Unite-A-Matic™ line – to inspect gears of all shapes and sizes, worldwide, for decades.
Bulk metallic glass could slash prices of collaborative robots and lead to advanced 3D printed metals.
This article validates an analytical model for estimating load sharing of three-planet epicyclic gear sets that has been reformulated for wind-turbine gearboxes to consider the effects of gravity related to carrier-bearing clearance and moments from the rotor.
ZYGO talked with Dr. Mark Malburg of Digital Metrology and Carl Musolff of Musolff Consulting to discuss how to get the most out of surface parameters; their years of front-line experience provide valuable insight into precision manufacturing processes, and why choosing the right type of metrology is critical to controlling the manufacturing process.
Southern Gear & Machine has been manufacturing a wide range of custom precision gears for industries such as aerospace, defense, and medical for almost 65 years.
Pulse plasma nitriding systems can deliver more uniform case-hardening and increased speed of processing when treating high-wear parts.
By using 3D AI, designers of industrial and gear equipment can see virtual specs of the design and also observe how it will function in the physical world.
Sinto America, Inc. and its group of operating companies provides high quality, cost-effective, and innovative equipment and solutions to a variety of industries throughout North America.
A comparison of an analytical and FEA approach in determining thermal lead correction for high-speed gears
A simplified approach for quick and reliable heat analyses for thermal lead correction of single-stage double helical high-speed gears has been developed.
When using the proper design software, manufacturers are able to go from the desired gear to the perfect skiving tool.
Advanced finishing and grinding technologies will be needed to produce extremely complex and precise surface features in gear teeth to enhance efficiency and reduce noise, thereby improving customer satisfaction.
The benefits of close interaction between gear designers and heat-treat specialists can lead to total cost and quality optimization.
The focus in the area of metrology for AM is to reduce the time and cost inefficiencies inherent today of relying on a vast range of duplicate and often inadequate metrology steps to validate that an end-use part is fit for purpose.
Uncover the factors, technologies, and financial models that can help make a business more predictable and future-proof.
The only retention knob designed to run the gamut on eliminating V-Flange CNC milling problems.
Solar Atmospheres takes advanced technical expertise and equipment and uses it to thermally treat parts in a vacuum environment – serving industries that include aerospace, automotive, defense, medical, and power generation.
Forest City Gear is boldly going where no gear jobber has gone before, with the first Gleason GP300ES Gear Shaping Machine featuring a 40-percent faster cutter spindle speed.
Technical diagnostics of a gear hobbing technological system on diagnostic signs of deviations of the tooth profile of gears
The proposed method of identifying the content of corrective and warning actions allows
for systematic identification of corrective actions to effectively improve the quality of cylindrical gears.
A simplified power-transfer system of gears and shafts connected through involute splines is used to study the influence of spline lead variations on gear-mesh behavior and load distribution on the gear teeth.
Using novel metal alloys and patented technologies that eliminate the need for time-consuming and expensive machining and post processing of parts, Amorphology produces gears and other components with alloys that have material advantages over steel and titanium.
Reduction of the tonality of gear noise by application of topography scattering for ground bevel gears
In the design of transmissions, the high demands on running and noise behavior are fulfilled by specific topography designs, therefore a compromise must be found between low gear excitation, sufficient load carrying capacity, and high efficiency.
Taking care of any necessary forging equipment repairs, rebuilds, or remanufactures now ensures forgers will be ready for the economic rebound.
Presenting a methodology to measure gear root strain distribution, as well as an analytical method to convert the measurements into flank load distribution.
With more than 30 years of experience, Machine Tooling Technology offers compatible parts and tooling for the keyseater industry.
Hob quality is critical to high-quality gear manufacturing, and this concept begins
with the purchase of certified, high-quality hobs that meet AGMA standards.
A new fixture design minimizes runout and helps ensure greater accuracy for hard finishing and inspection.
Incorporating the effect of lubrication characteristics, gear geometry, surface finish, and operating conditions into an algorithm can accurately predict sliding losses over a range of operating conditions for a standard set of gears.
AIMS Metrology is an original equipment manufacturer that builds its own CMM models, which, in turn, benefits its customers by providing a ‘one-stop shop’ and a CMM supply company.
It’s important to employ best practices in order to identify gearset problems before they fail.
Viscosity, load, material compatibility, noise emissions, component life, and the recommended service temperature range of an application should all be considered prior to selecting a worm gear grease.
Power Skiving – a viable alternative to hobbing and broaching – is establishing new quality and cost benchmarks with integrated resharpening, which revolutionizes the manufacturing process and current tooling concepts.
Nordex designs and produces fully integrated turnkey subsystems for medical, laboratory and industrial analytical instruments, factory automation, power transmission, robotics, defense and aerospace, and the semi-conductor OEM industries.
The available approaches for calculating the worm shaft deflection of worm gears compared with different calculation approaches and experimental tests show large deviations between existing calculation models and experimental results.
The commonalities and differences between helical ‘low-tooth-count gears’ and ‘multiple-start worms’
Worm gearing that features line contact between tooth flanks of a worm gear and thread surfaces of a mating worm has a tremendous potential of application in today’s industry as it fits the requirements of high-power-density transmissions.
New advancements in multi-sensor platforms combine the best features of vision and touch-probe gear inspection for maximum accuracy and speed.
A digital visual inspection station can improve quality control and protect operators.
Gear Motions specializes in supplying custom-cut and ground gears for OEMs across the globe and is capable of manufacturing all types of custom gears.
When designing and manufacturing gears, the materials used will depend on what type of gear is being made and how and where it will be used.
The nonlinear dynamic characteristic of a DLC-coated gear transmission system is analyzed by using a numerical integration approach, and the effect of the coating elastic modulus on the dynamic response is investigated.
Electric vehicles are set to disrupt automotive industry trends over the years ahead, which will have an effect on gear manufacturing.