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Determination of the AGMA J-factor for internal spur gears

The Geometry Factor for Bending Strength, J, also known as AGMA J-factor, is used to assess the tooth- root stress of spur and helical...

Case study: The cutting edge

A few short years ago, producing the bevel gearset for the Falk® V-Class® gear drive at Regal Rexnord’s Milwaukee-based plant looked like this: A...

Forging ahead

A wide range of industries such as aerospace, automotive, mining, oil and gas, machinery manufacturing, and power generation rely on seamless rolled rings, which...

Demand for forged parts spurs drive to rebuild, automate equipment

Today, global demand for rebuilt forging equipment is surging, driven in part by a dramatic rise in the need for military ordnance spurred by...

Numerical approach to account for actual tooth root geometry

Various numerical methods have been suggested for validation of tooth root bending strength. In these approaches, it has always been a challenge to consider...

Mathematical model of a straight bevel gear on the straight bevel Coniflex generator and...

Coniflex cutting, a popular mass production method for straight bevel gears, employs two giant interlocked circular cutters to generate tooth surfaces. By controlling the...

Power skiving for gears: Advanced solutions and contributions

Gears are fundamental components in various industries, ranging from automotive to aerospace, where precise and efficient power transmission is crucial. Power skiving has emerged...

What the term ‘conjugate gear tooth flanks’ stands for

This article deals with conjugate gear tooth flanks. An evolution of the gear tooth flank geometry is briefly outlined, and the key accomplishments in...

Power-skiving tool offsets and the feasibility of using a calculator for manipulating the resulting...

Within this article, the power skiving process of gear tooth machining was evaluated and developed with respect to cutting tool orientation. The impact of...

Sustainable additives: Assisting with reducing the carbon footprint of lubricants

The ongoing trend to sustainability is prompting lubricant manufacturers to determine how their products are sourced, manufactured, used, and then, hopefully, recycled, so they...

Noise analysis for e-drive gears and in-process gear inspection

E-drive gears differentiate from other automotive gears by two essential points: higher quality and the need for an excellent noise behavior. Gear noise can have...

Inspection of the accuracy of gear tooth flanks: An alternative approach

This article deals with inspection of accuracy of functional portions of gear tooth flanks. The functional portions of the tooth flanks are those that...

10 areas gear manufacturers might see an impact from AI

Few technologies have changed the gear-manufacturing industry as much as ERP software. From automated scheduling to precision inventory management, automated purchasing, real-time job costing...

Laser-material processing for the production of bronze coatings for tribological applications

Bronze has proven itself as a highly functional material in tribological systems for numerous applications. The different bronze alloys offer an adaptation of the...

Making sense out of gear materials

If you have ever sat down for Sunday dinner in a traditional Italian-American home, you know not to question the red sauce known as...

Reimagining the steel production process

Steel has a major impact on everyone’s lives and our economy. It is crucial to cars, trucks, airplanes, buildings, and more. However, there is...

Effect of tooth root fillet design on plastic-gear tooth root stress

The geometry of plastic gears used today is usually based on conventional steel gears, which are bound to the restrictions of the machining production...

Bevel gearboxes: A versatile solution for efficient power transmission

Bevel gearboxes have been a crucial component in various industries for more than a century. Their ability to translate rotation and torque at a...

Optimizing the operational behavior of double helical gears

Optimized double helical gearing designs can help to save weight, assembly space and costs of turbo gear units, increase efficiency, and ensure low-noise operation....

6 tips to optimize throughput in the CGG grinding process

Gears are essential components in many machines and devices, such as cars, airplanes, robots, and wind turbines. Gears transmit power and motion between rotating...