New standardized calculation method of the tooth flank fracture load capacity of bevel and hypoid gears
The presented investigations show the real flank geometry of bevel and hypoid gears can be mapped by the virtual cylindrical gear geometry according to ISO 10300-1 in a sufficiently accurate way.
As Tom Kelly, senior vice president for MHI Machine Tool, retires after more than three decades of service, he reflects on his legacy and looks forward to life after Mitsubishi.
For the past 80 years, Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Machine Tool has supplied gear-hobbing machines, gear-shaping machines, gear-shaving machines, gear chamfer/deburr equipment, gear-skiving machines, gear grinders, and more to a wide variety of industries.
Digital Metrology Solutions develops and deploys measurement technologies, including innovative software, custom-tailored metrology systems, consultation, and training in order to help its customers develop, interpret, and apply their measurement results.
Platinum Tooling serves many industries – including the gear industry – by providing its customers with a wide variety of tooling options ranging from a 40,000-piece established database to custom-designed options.
Innovative Rack & Gear is a custom manufacturer of gear racks and gears to OEMs and suppliers in a variety of industries including machine tool, automation, construction, mining, healthcare, aerospace, and defense.
New chamfer cutting processes – fly cutter chamfering, chamfer-contour milling, and Chamfer Hobbing – may offer advantages compared to existing technology.
While the traditional alternative processes for gear machining such as broaching, gear shaping, and gear hobbing are mainly used in technology-specific special machines, gear skiving can be applied on special machines and on modern 5-axis machining centers.
The NeuBeam metal additive manufacturing process from Wayland Additive eliminates the trade-off many users have to navigate between stability and flexibility with their industrial metal applications.
Wayland Additive’s NeuBeam technology combines the best features of existing additive manufacturing technologies while overcoming their traditional limitations.
The low-pitch and bearing velocities, fewer gear engagements, and uni-directional separation forces of an orbitless drive result in high-speed ratings and low NVH levels at the expense of decreased ratio and load capacity, making it particularly viable as a primary stage.
Any device that transfers rotary motion from one point to another probably relies on a spline, so it’s a good bet that they are used on a near-daily basis.
Forgers weigh options such as repair, rebuild, remanufacture, or new equipment when considering options to increase capacity.
SMT is a globally integrated leader in mechanical transmission engineering services and software development with a collective of experienced and passionate experts who deliver services and technologies trusted by the world’s leading transmission and driveline engineers.
Even though the high production times per test gear compared to gear hobbing can be compensated by the elimination of long design and procurement times for special production tools, a suitable method is available for the fast, precise, and cost-efficient production of special gears for prototype tests.
Gear design has multiple parameters from which the gear designer can choose – while some are beneficial, some can negatively affect the system; therefore, a structured approach needs to be taken in order to define a custom pinion and rack for a liftboat.
Solberg Manufacturing creates quality filtration solutions in most industrial market segments that can improve the performance and longevity of critical machinery, including vacuum pumps, blowers, fans, compressors, and engines.
For applications with a high manufacturing and surface quality, high quality steels show a high potential for increasing the load carrying capacity as well as power density.
Woodward Inc., with more than 50 years heritage in the aerospace industry, is a leader in developing and delivering motion control and integrated propulsion systems. Much of its success can be attributed to its unique approach to applying total system solutions in meeting the needs of its customers and staying at the forefront of the industries it serves.
Inspection & Metrology: Laser interferometry – An enabling technology for optimized automated manufacturing
Precision Beryllium mirror manufacturer Cambridge Technology explains how the use of best-in-class interferometry hardware and software solutions have streamlined its manufacturing processes and added efficiencies, as well as time and cost-savings, across the company.
How a workpiece is held throughout its manufacturing process is key to achieving the desired result.
The proper holder performance is vital in a wide range of tooling applications. To help keep chances of error to a minimum, check out these 10 tips from the experts at BIG KAISER.
Gears are a crucial part of many machines, and if they wear and corrode beyond repair, then it can be a costly expense to replace them. Brush plating can help prevent gears from being damaged, and the process can be used to restore worn or corroded gear components.
For the last century, Ka-Wood Gear & Machine has been manufacturing precision gear products that include spur, helical, and worm gears, as well as producing spline shafts, racks, timing belt pulleys, and sprockets for a vast array of industries.
Demonstrating the construction and optimization of the tooth root fillet while leaving required grinding stock on the involute tooth flanks.
Comparing the influence of geometric variations in physical hob size on tool life; specifically, the overall length of the hob.
Dealing with geometrically-accurate gears with parallel-axes gear sets, intersected-axes gear sets, and with crossed-axes gear sets.
By using KAPP NILES gear grinding machines, Volkswagen is making strides in its gearbox production.
Hybrid steels show many interesting properties relevant to gear applications, somewhat depending on the area of application and the working conditions.
Romax Technology provides class-leading simulation solutions for the design, analysis, testing, and manufacture of electro-mechanical drivetrain systems.
Micro-skiving has been developed that allows users access to the skiving technique for machining inner micro-teeth.
With the development of new cutting tool technology, chamfering with hobs has found new life; chamfer hobbing is now the process of choice for chamfering and deburring automotive-size gears in medium and high volumes.
Starting out almost a century ago by making clock parts, Neugart now develops, produces, and sells planetary gearboxes and custom gearboxes all around the world to a variety of industries.
While searching for a material that meets all of the general and branch-specific lubrication requirements, water is a visionary, yet obvious, raw material available worldwide that’s non-toxic and non-combustible.
Flat broach manufacturing is a tooling option that offers some advantages to circular broaching, but the tools need to maintain optimum sharpness in order to be effective.
The L.S. Starrett Co. has been designing, manufacturing, and supplying high-quality, precision measuring tools, metrology systems, and more for 140 years.
This paper is intended to give a review on the statistical reliability behavior of cylindrical gears with regard to pitting and tooth root breakage failures.
In this article, a favorable configuration of bevel gears in crossed-axes gearing is discussed in which it is stressed that the mounting distance is one of the most important design parameters in crossed-axes gearing.
By offering 5-axis grinding machines and customizable application software that can perform multiple operations, Haas Schleifmaschinen GmbH is making quite a name for itself in several industries, including gear manufacturing.
In this report, a test gear geometry for investigating contact fatigue strength (pitting) of high-performance clean steels is determined, and based on two well-established test gear geometries for contact fatigue test, a detailed comparison with regard to their potential of maximum contact pressure is performed.
Using Oerlikon Balzers coating solutions, customers are able to increase their productivity, which results in higher total production output and lower manufacturing costs.