From cutting gears in a cellar to sending them into space, this company is known for tackling the tough jobs, and doing it right the first time.
A new generation of machines from Sunnen has become the "ten millionths" solution for bore accuracy, providing OEMs with increased product performance.
Basic differences between plastics and metals have important implications for gear and transmission designers. Ticona understands these differences, and discusses them here.
With manufacturing processes in a constant state of evolution, the following technical paper describes a novel concept involving the enveloping cutting of straight bevel gears.
With an approach that's equal parts curiosity, expertise, and the willingness to outwork the competition, this company has become a leading source for polymer gearing.
More than a supplier of ball and roller bearings, this company provides its customers with invaluable resources for overcoming their manufacturing challenges.
Now celebrating its 85th year in business, this company has an illustrious past that's sure to presage a remarkable future.
Deburring gears is time consuming and can be labor intensive. That’s why Compass Automation has developed a robotic system to speed the process.
In recent years powder metal and process technologies have progressed so that high-strength gear applications have become achievable. Capstan Atlantic explains.
SKF’s new rubber outside diameter radial shaft seals increase worm gear efficiency while also reducing temperature. Here’s how one customer is benefiting.
Adopting the principles of Six Sigma and other proven operational strategies has resulted in a company that's smarter, stronger, and more efficient than ever before.
Precision machining of drivetrain components such as gear and blank faces is more efficient than ever before, requiring improved cutting tools from Sandvik Coromant.
Precision gear manufacturers searching for a grinding machine that's fast, accurate, and reliable need to know about the RZ 260 from Reishauer.
The new CONIFACE process, based on standard cutting tools and standard bevel gear machines, results in short cutting times comparable to straight CONIFLEX bevel gears.
Sulzer provides a glimpse into the world of diamond-like carbon coatings, their properties, and the benefits and potential applications for gears.
Recent streamlining, capital investments, and expanded capabilities have this company poised for continued success.
Not long ago, the only way to make repairs to large girth gear drives involved costly mechanical procedures and the dreaded downtime. Klüber
has a better idea.
PEM Technologies presents precision electrolytic machining, a stress-free process that removes metal from the surface atom by atom.
In the past, manufacturing straight bevel gears was only possible on dedicated machines, which is no longer the case thanks to a revolutionary new process. Gleason explains.
Founded on the basis of a proprietary technology, this company has continued to lead the way in developing cutting-edge thermal processes and equipment.
No one wants to experience bearing failure, but close study of all the factors involved will allow you to help avoid the associated costs and downtime in the future.
As is the case with any manufacturing process, choosing the right ultrasonic cleaning method can mean the difference between wasting time and making money.
Different heat treating processes’ as well as the materials being treated, impart particular qualities in your gears. Allow Bodycote to provide a deeper understanding of your options.
If you're interested in lowering the cost of your capital investments while increasing productivity, look into this company's line of full-service machining centers.
Bekaert Advanced Coatings outlines how “diamond-like coatings” reduce frictional losses in the components that are critical to drive train systems.
Coatings, surface finishes, lubrication, geometry, all these factors and more affect the efficiency of a gear drive system. Klingelnberg provides a list of points to consider.
The following article by MAG outlines how you can reduce the total cost of machine tool ownership by utilizing single-source support services.
Whether you're producing tiny gears for medical applications or huge yaw rings for wind, this company supports your quest for quality.
An ever-increasing range of grinding applications from Kapp/Niles are geared toward achieving lower noise, longer service life, and improved performance.
In their never-ending search for ways to increase production efficiency and develop new capabilities, gear manufacturers should take a look at this time-proven process.
Bio-based cutting oils improve tool performance, reduce environmental impact, and are safe and convenient for use in a wide variety of manufacturing applications.
Once you're aware of the many benefits of permanent electromagnet workholding and lifting devices you'll wonder why it's done any other way. Allow the experts to explain.
New insert manufacturing techniques from Sandvik Coromant play a critical role in elevating production results for an increasingly demanding marketplace.
This paper presents a theoretical analysis of a procedure to determine the Lewis Factor, which can play a major role in the fracture of asymmetric plastic gear teeth.
One way to survive—and even thrive—during an economic downturn is to help your customers increase their productivity. Here’s how AME achieves that goal.
This company's growth and evolution over time is woven into the annals of American history, with its roots in the heydey of the U.S. automotive industry.
In addition to being environmentally friendly, synthetic lubricants impart many beneficial qualities to the gears and components they coat and protect.
American Broach & Machine introduces a new tabletop design, combining the best established broaching principles in an efficient, reliable, and cost-effective package.
An automated in-house black oxide process line allows the manufacturer to finish machined gear components and ship them out the same day. Here’s how.
Whatever market you serve, you can count on this company to go the extra mile to make sure your gears and components are heat-treated properly and made of the right stuff.
In order to prevent in-service failures in wind turbine gearboxes, an in-depth understanding of how and why they occur is required.
Having a hard time finding a transmission that can withstand your aggressive driving techniques? One answer is to design and build your own. Here’s a man who did just that.
Gleason’s new analytical gear inspection system helps Schafer Gear Works meet its big gear production challenges, opening the door to more opportunities.
Under new ownership, this company is developing a strategic plan for expanding its reach beyond the United States and into countries around the world.
You�re sure to enjoy this insider�s account of the development of Romax Technology�s NVH breakthrough and benefits.
The following Boeing study compares distortion of AGMA quality class 10 bevel gears made of 9310 steel that have been gas carburized to those that have been contour induction hardened.
In this article Lubrication Engineers shares the results of its R&D efforts and their knowledge of how to improve gearbox reliability, resulting in significant savings and increased unit life.