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Creating gears to withstand critical environments

For most applications, conventional manufacturing methods are capable of processing gears with the sufficient strength, fatigue resistance, tolerances, and friction coefficients needed to fulfill...

How perfectly modified gears can be designed and machined

The main goal of gear tooth flank modification is a reduction of sensitivity of gearing to the variation of the tooth flank geometry, and...

Extensive applications of PM gears

Powder metallurgy is a manufacturing process that involves compacting metal powder under high pressure and then sintering them at elevated temperatures to form solid...

Precision machining with abrasive brushes

Abrasive brushes are useful tools in all sorts of applications. They’ve been around for many years and are used every day in all types...

6 Benefits of AR in manufacturing

Manufacturers are increasingly incorporating augmented reality in their digital transformation strategy. Augmented reality provides a multiplier effect for improving the efficiency and quality of...

Investigations on the tooth root bending strength of larger-sized, induction-hardened gears

Surface hardening is an economical and technological alternative to case hardening. This is especially true for larger-sized gears. Due to the necessary high case-hardening...

High-performance plastics in automotive actuator applications

Over the last two decades, the automotive industry has been putting great effort into reducing vehicle emissions by developing highly efficient modern internal combustion...

Advanced SAM validates integrity of diffusion bonds

Industries with demanding metal-bonding applications are increasingly relying on diffusion bonding, an essential joining method for achieving a high-purity interface between two similar or...

Update on live tooling

Live tooling, as a component on a lathe, is specifically manipulated by the CNC to perform various milling, drilling, and other operations while the...

Modern green and hard machining of double helical gears

After a short introduction about the advantages of herringbone gears (no gap between the two gears) and double helical gears (with a gap) and...

Design features of hobbed bevel gears for crossed-axes gear sets

This article deals with hobbed bevel gears for crossed-axes gear pairs. The discussion is primarily focused on the kinematics and geometry of the generated...

A guide on hobbing: How it’s evolved and what to look for

Gears are used widely throughout modern industry to transfer power and motion or control speed and torque in a wide range of mechanical devices....

Gear grinding service levels taken to new heights

Continuous generating gear grinding has established itself as the preferred method of hard-finishing automotive gears. The machine tools – the gear grinding machines –...

Grind ’em cool: Premium solution for grinding large gears

Serial production of large gears requires a high level of quality, excellence, and continuity in production. Particular emphasis is placed on maximum synergy between...

Forging solutions: Expert troubleshooting and training using AR

Today, forging companies face significant workforce challenges that can lead to excessive production downtime and lower productivity. Among these are the lack of available...

In Process Measurement and Compensation for Manufacturing Skiving Cutters

There is a strong and growing demand for skiving cutters, used for the mass production of gears. Compared to the shaping process, the skiving...

Workholding solutions and setup considerations

Even with advanced cutting tools, it may be challenging to produce machined parts with high accuracy and precision if there is no workholding method....

Investigating the scuffing load carrying capacity of hypoid gear oils

Highly loaded hypoid gears, which are preferably used in vehicle axle drives, exhibit an unfavorable combination of high sliding velocities and high contact stresses...

Estimation of drag finishing abrasive effect for cutting-edge preparation in broaching tool

In recent years, cutting-edge preparation became a topic of high interest in the manufacturing industry because of the important role it plays in the...

Calculating mounting distance tolerances

The mounting distance in intersected-axes gearing and in crossed-axes gearing will be explored in this article. It is shown the plane of action in...