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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...

Implementation of a gear health monitoring system on a power recirculating test rig

The ability to detect the onset of a gear-system failure via accelerometer measurements is of interest in a research environment as well as in...

A decomposition of the torsional stiffness of a worm gearbox into individual components

In worm-drive applications with precise transmission, the torsional stiffness of the worm gearbox is an important parameter for the positioning accuracy. Moreover, it influences...

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....