Gear manufacturers who are interested in considering the powder-metal process have this company to rely on as an experienced and capable resource.
When noise reduction is incorporated into design, the outcome will be increased quality and precision. The following is a practical approach to producing low-noise molded gears.
Industry leader Gleason increases productivity in manufacturing straight bevel gears with a powerful suite of tools, techniques, and specialized equipment.
A testing equipment company with its roots in manufacturing possesses particular insights into the process that strengthen its products and the services it provides.
Already an established presence in the gear-manufacturing industry, new ownership has resulted in the rebirth of this company. Read on for an impressive progress report.
With its assembly and test systems in use worldwide, this company has a fascinating history as well as a bright and productive future.
As companies around the world seek ways in which to lower production costs, robotic deburring and manufacturing systems can definitely help level the playing field.
As it expands into new markets, including wind energy, Oerlikon Fairfield adopts a new CNC programming system that has increased both flexibility and productivity.
North American Hoganas successfully demonstrates the excellent heat-treated properties of the newly developed prealloyed Cr-Ni steel Astaloy CMN.
Long known for quality and precision, this company continues making strides in the commercial aerospace and defense industries, with new markets on the horizon.
In building a machine that completely grinds pump pinions in a single clamping Junker presents a unique production technology, and the ability to replace three machines with a single unit.
As the gear industry reinvents itself, “green manufacturing” gains prominence by factoring all aspects of the process into achieving efficient outcomes.
In this article you’ll learn about a fillet profile optimization technique that allows for substantial bending stress reduction, producing a variety of gear performance benefits.
Utilized to transform retained austenite and raise the hardness of the as-quenched structure, better dimensional stability is often achieved as a result of cryogenic treatment.
Marposs has responded to a need for a shop-floor inspection system, allowing for real-time inspection of gears in various stages of production without the need for skilled setup.
Spindle metrology can help you produce better gears, and it is an excellent new tool for diagnosing error sources in the machining process.
Whether you want to send your gears in for non-destructive testing, handle it yourself, or to establish a—co-located—facility on-site, here’s the company to contact.
Ultrasonic baths can optimize gear cleaning in terms of safety, quality, and cost. The following tips will help you get the most out of this application.
Gearboxes manufactured for the U.S. Navy must exhibit high stiffness, maximum efficiency, and low backlash. Here’s how Excel Gear is achieving that goal.
The development of a Continuous Variable Transmission, and the precision required by its gearing, was enabled by the professionals at LMS International. Here’s the story.
A wide range of capabilities at work in diverse markets helps companies like Forest City Gear to remain competitive and thrive during tough economic times.
Much can be learned from measuring the temperature of gears under load. The following paper describes an experimental technique developed specifically for this purpose.
From selecting the right material for parts a company wants to manufacture, to designing the induction heat-treating system it will require, here’s your source for expert guidance.
Case-hardened components made of low-alloy steels often have retained austenite in the case after quenching, which can be transformed to martensite by further cooling of the component, even if the austenite stabilizes during aging at room temperature.
The following article describes the results of academic and industrial research into the influence of cryogenic treatment on dimensional stability in gear steel.
SKF’s bearing vibration analyzer has proven invaluable during the maintenance and refurbishment of gearboxes and other critical units in demanding applications.
Low pressure carburizing and high pressure gas quenching have become a preferred technology for the latest generation of transmissions. Here’s why.
Long known as an expert in manufacturing worm gears and drives, this company is expanding its range of capabilities and entering exciting new markets.
Parameters such as coating thickness, counterpart tempering temperature, and coating asperity sharpness in particular influence coating abrasiveness.
Just as there are many different methods for cleaning gears, there are many considerations to be aware of as well. Read on for an in-depth description.
Friendly both to parts and the environment, this process is gaining momentum in the gear-manufacturing industry as its many benefits are discovered.
It’s been estimated that 82 percent of machine wear is particle-induced, pointing to the importance of purchasing quality lubricants and keeping them free of particulate matter.
Take an established company with experienced personnel, throw major capital investments into the mix, and what you end up with is a recipe for success.
Efficiency matters, and the following article describes research resulting in the reduction of forging stages, temperature, and material wastage when producing ring gears.
MHI experts describe an internal gear grinding machine that has been developed for precise and efficient grinding of ring gears in automobile planetary gear systems.
An inside glimpse into the development of the first integral-quench batch furnace in the United States approved for carburizing critical gears for wind-turbine applications.
Whether it’s tombstones, mechanical clamp-force cylinders, or self-aligning fixture elements, this company has the answers to your workholding challenges.
In the third—and final—installment in a multi-part series on workholding, Toolink Engineering and König-mtm discuss inspection, special fixtures, and more.
While grinding is the traditional finishing technique for hardened steel gears, hard part turning provides quite a few benefits that may improve your process, and your product.
Smart manufacturers can maximize their workholding investment by learning how to use these devices efficiently and to the full extent of their capacity. Drewco provides important tips.
As a young man he experienced Detroit’s productivity at its peak, and he has since managed to carve out his own “small niche in the world.”
The following article, presented by lubrication experts with Kluber, discusses the benefits of high performance oils for heavily loaded gears in wind power stations.
The following paper concludes that hard rack milling for finishing hardened racks provides the same level of accuracy as rack grinding, with lower costs and shorter cycle times.
Those concerned with streamlining their broaching process will appreciate the following step-by-step description of aspects to be examined, understood, and improved.
This company is constantly seeking manufacturers of equipment that will save gear manufacturers time and money while providing the quality and accuracy they require.
Testing epicyclic gear systems leads to discoveries that will help eliminate gear noise during the design phase.
Arrow Gear describes how the use of advanced design technology is expanding its range of power transmission applications in a wide range of environments.
When he couldn’t obtain the precision gearing he needed for high-speed applications from his suppliers, one man decided to begin designing and manufacturing them himself.
The results of extensive modeling and testing, conducted by DSM Research BV, reveal the key differences in mechanics and wear of plastic gears.
Gear noise can indicate flawed design or an inferior product, and it also reflects on the quality and precision of your manufacturing operation. The following analysis suggests solutions.
The second in a multi-part series on workholding, in this installment Toolink Engineering and König-mtm discuss the pros and cons of mechanical workholding devices.