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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...

Investigation of the effect of application of non-conventional root profiles for reduction of bending...

The substitution of the conventional trochoid root profile in spur and helical gears by non-conventional root profiles, based on elliptical or Bèzier curves, to...

Case study: Measuring precision parts with CMM

Exact Metrology: A Division of In-Place Machining Company and a comprehensive 3D metrology service provider and hardware sales company, recently used its coordinate measuring...

Optimizing forging machine productivity, longevity

In the multi-faceted gear industry, it is important to shine a spotlight on a key element of gear production: forging and the essential process...

Particle-based Phyllosilicate-Additive for efficiency improvement and surface protection

Croda Int Plc is a developer and manufacturer of an innovative phyllosilicate-based surface treatment additive technology for gears and bearings. The particles with a...

Solid coatings: Not just for space vehicles anymore

Solid lubrication and wear reduction coatings were once the purview of NASA and companies in the aerospace industry. Now, they are showing up in...

NVH analysis of an axle drive with bevel gearset

In this article, a methodology to analyze the NVH performance of an E-axle with bevel gears is addressed. The geometry of bevel gears, together...

Bevel gear strength rating: The appropriate combination of FEM with rating standards

Strength rating of bevel gears according to standards such as AGMA, ISO, etc. is executed based on virtual cylindrical gears, only modified by a...

Could switching from machining to grinding improve the manufacturing process?

While recent advancements in machining centers have allowed for increased capability around high-volume operations, there are several factors that still necessitate the need for...

Addressing traditional problems and challenges with AM software

When focused on AM software per se, from the outset it is important to understand that it can mean different things to different organizations...

Stream finishing: The green alternative to chemically accelerated processes

There are numerous methods and processes available for post processing industrially manufactured metal components, with various advantages and drawbacks depending on the size, geometry,...