Saturday, November 27, 2021


Nonlinear dynamic characteristic analysis of a coated gear transmission system

Coatings can significantly improve the load-carrying performance of a gear surface, but how they affect the vibration characteristic of the […]

Why selective plating stops gears from grinding to a halt

When problems occur with gears, maintenance engineers know how much of a headache they can be to fix. During the […]

Online exclusive: How many mils is your coating?

Instantaneous handheld coating thickness gauges that can be operated by virtually any technician deliver lab-quality readings even on curved and […]

Extending gear life in demanding applications

Although gears and other precision components are generally made of hardened steel or metal alloys, those used in high load […]

Micro Surface Corporation

Micro Surface Corporation started out in 1919 as Timesaver Products Company Inc., makers of TimeSaver Lapping Compounds. It served manufacturers […]

Russell, Holbrook & Henderson, Inc.

Thanks to our valuable customers, Russell, Holbrook & Henderson Inc. has been supplying the gear manufacturing industry with quality products […]

Iosso Metal Processes

Our processes are patented chromium alloy treatments that have characteristics far superior to conventional coatings in terms of extended life […]

Ion Bond

IonBond® is a worldwide supplier of thin film coating services and equipment with operations in North America, Europe and Asia. […]

Bodycote North America

The Bodycote Metal Technology Group is a World leader in the provision of vital metallurgical services to the engineering industry; […]

Balzers, Inc.

The Global Leader in PVD Coating Technology Balzers is the world leader in wear-resistant coatings for tools, dies and precision […]

Tribological Coating Wear and Durability Performance Guideline for Gear Applications

For decades, the performance of tribological coatings has been studied with the goal of developing practical surface treatments to enhance […]

Influence of Surface Finishing on the Load Capacity of Coated and Uncoated Spur Gears

In order to increase the power density of tribologically stressed drivetrain components, different approaches are being pursued in material and […]

The Impact of Surface Condition and Lubricant on Gear Tooth Friction

The most exhaustive experimental study quantifying gear tooth friction is by Yoshizaki [1], in which spur gears with various geometries […]

A Study on Contact Fatigue Performance of Nitrided and TiN Coated Gears

The developing trend of gears focusing on high-speed, heavy-duty, lightweight, and small sizes makes hardness promotion of gear face through […]

AlCrN-Based Hard Coatings on Modern Carbide Tools

According to a general rule of thumb, a significant reduction of costs in mechanical machining can only be achieved by […]

A Grinding Solution

A company approached Ontario Drive & Gear (ODG) concerning a problem they were experiencing with a gear set used in […]

The Case for Cold Rolling

Powdered metal, extruded, hobbed, rack rolled, or cold roll formed… which manufacturing method produces the best gears and splines? That […]

Carbon Coatings for Transmission Components

The use of carbon-based coatings has steadily increased over the last decade. It all started with high-tech applications in high-end […]

Precision Electrolytic Machining

Engineers and manufacturers looking to create gears with high tolerance, precision, and a smooth surface finish have a new technology […]

DLC Coatings for Increased Wear Resistance

An increasing number of DLC coatings have been brought to market in recent years. The main reason for the success […]

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