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Motor City Magic

When my flight landed at 4:30 that afternoon, Carla Conner-Penzabene — who is director of sales for the Detroit Metro Convention & Visitors Bureau...

The Fundamentals of Honing Filtration

In today's manufacturing environment it is essential that every process be as efficient and cost effective as possible. Operating costs must be minimized in...

No Tools? No Problem.

Over the past few years we have seen several trends in the gear-manufacturing industry, to which we supply our line of precision workholding devices....

Making a Case for PVD Recoating Systems

Muncie Power Products, Inc., of Tulsa, Oklahoma, has been in the auxiliary power business since 1935 and started manufacturing Power Take Off (PTO) units...

Forging Ahead for Gear Applications

The challenges facing today's designers grow with each passing year. The global market provides for a more competitive stage, creating more pressure to develop...

The Sensitive Side of Computer-Aided Design

Context sensitive assistance facilitates the integration of design and manufacturing. Context sensitive assistance in computer aided design systems may be provided by recognizing design...

New Powder Applications

Powder Metallurgy is a proven technology to produce high strength gears and tailored gear shapes for both automotive and industrial applications. Advances in powder...

Special Section: Keyseating

Mitts & Merrill Mitts & Merrill's desire to be the most innovative company in the keyseating and profiling market has resulted in a new generation...

Softhoning for Hard-Turned Steel Gears

Introduction Most applications reserved for flexible honing tools have restricted themselves to removing peaks, torn and folded metal, or other amorphous material created from...

An Elementary Guide to Gear Inspection

Gear inspection begins with the everyday tasks on the shop floor and extends into the manufacturing laboratory for complex analytical gear evaluation. Some, or...

The Attributes of Loaded Gear Tooth Modeling: Part Two

As I mentioned in the first installment of this article (please see June 2005 issue of Gear Solutions magazine), I'm very familiar with the...

Rapid Stress Relief and Tempering

Stress relief and tempering are important processes, but they are still conducted much as they have been for the past 50 years. However, advanced...

The Attributes of Loaded Gear Tooth Modeling: Part One

Figures 1-14 courtesy of The Gleason Works On numerous occasions during a career with gears, I've had the opportunity to use the Gleason Loaded...

Successful Plastic Gear Conversions

The conversion of a steel gear set to plastic is not a slam-dunk operation. A gear designer who is proficient in designing steel gears...

It’s All on the Surface

As manufacturers look to reduce cycle times, costs, and to improve the life of their products, many variables are considered in accomplishing this...

Safety Tips for Handling Industrial Lubricants

Workplace accidents and safety incidents can be prevented. Post-accident investigations reveal that many of these mishaps could have been avoided if personnel were more...

The Brilliance of Broaching

The broach process has been much-maligned in recent years due to a few myths and misconceptions. This article will try to reintroduce the validity...

The Whirling Process for Internal Threads

As an industry leader in the field of whirling technology, Leistritz has developed an innovative solution to machining difficult internal threads. The process, which...

A New Tool Steel for Hot Forming Gears

Hot forming operations like forging, extrusion, hot upsetting, piercing, and any other operations involving deformation of solid hot metal place difficult demands on tool...

Profile Relief and Noise Excitation in Helical Gears

Gear noise results from the gear mesh dynamic forces that are transmitted through the support shafts and bearings to the gear housing. There are...
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