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Steeling Savings with P/M Materials

Recent advances in powder manufacturing and processing have made chromium an attractive element in P/M manufacturing. In addition to chromiumís […]

Forging Foundations

In past issues we’ve featured forging companies serving the gear-manufacturing industry in our profile and Q&A sections, and talking with […]

The Methodology of Metallurgy

The study of metals (metallurgy) address material selection, failure analysis, heat treating, mechanical testing, non-destructive testing, metallography, and material characterization. […]

Pure Powder, Pure Power!

In many of today’s applications for powder metallurgical steels, the requirements on the material increase consistently. Tool users are seeking […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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. […]

A “Super Tool” for Superior Gear Blanks

It stays cool, it doesn’t produce problematic chips, it cuts with ease … it’s the Super Tool! Well, not really. […]

The Details of Ductile Iron

Cast iron is generally thought of as a weak, dirty, cheap, brittle material that does not have a place in […]

The Power of Powder

Market demand for more cost-effective processes to produce higher-performance product continues to increase. To meet this reality, manufacturers who often […]

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