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Gearwheel manufacturing in a 34-second cycle

Minimizing production times to ensure competitiveness is one of the most important challenges in the automotive industry — Henry Ford […]

High-end coating can increase gear-cutting productivity

The machining industry’s demand for increased productivity and reduced costs continues to drive developments that focus on innovative, state-of-the-art tools […]

Root cause for noise excitation in geometrically-accurate (perfect) parallel-axes gearing

Gears are extensively used to transmit a rotation from a driving shaft to a driven shaft. Depending on the gear […]

Application of Finite Element Analysis for the Strain Wave Gear Tooth Surfaces Design and Modification

This paper represents the application of finite element analysis for the strain wave gear with modified conjugate tooth surfaces. The […]

Methods to Determine Form Diameter on Hobbed External Involute Gears

In custom designs of external spur or helical gears, designers generally prefer a lower form diameter for greater transverse contact […]

Lean Heat Treatment for Distortion Control

Controlling distortion is of key importance during the case hardening process for the production of gear components. By effective control […]

Tooling Workholding: A new solution for bevel gears

The creativity of the designers knows no bounds with new drive element and gear geometries. Faced with constantly increasing demands […]

An Animated Approach to Plotting Profiles

Trochoid Spiral (TS) and Epitrochoidal Spiral (ETS) curves and special flash animations were developed by the author in 2004 and […]

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 […]

New Powder Applications

Powder Metallurgy is a proven technology to produce high strength gears and tailored gear shapes for both automotive and industrial […]

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 […]

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 […]

Grinding Guidelines for Superior Surfaces

During the past year the gear industry has seen growth in hard machining, a trend which is expected to continue […]

A Crowning Achievement for Automotive Applications

This paper is dedicated to engineers who work in the field of machining precise gears for the needs of the […]

Designing Gears Through the Years

In the past 50 years, we’ve certainly come a long way in terms of our gear design and problem-solving capabilities. […]

Making “Cents” of Die Casting

For many applications, zinc alloy die cast gears provide an opportunity to dramatically cut manufacturing costs and improve part-to-part consistency. […]

The New Face of a Fine Fellows

Bourn & Koch, Inc., has been on a growth path for the past number of years. The growth has been […]

An Optimized Approach to Straight Bevel Gear Design

The optimal — or “rational” — design of gears can be a challenge due to the high number of variables, […]

Reducing Distortion in Heat-Treated Gears

Power transmission gear manufacturing for critical industrial applications (Figure 1) requires an understanding of many factors, including both heat treat […]

Arrow Offers a Stock Solution

A sagging economy and the fierce demands of global competition are unfortunate realities that all manufacturers have been faced with […]

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