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Closed Loop Machining of Cylindrical Gears

Leonhard Euler’s 1760 invention of making cylindrical gears with an involute profile was the beginning of a success story. As […]

Sinto America

Sinto America is a full service surface treatment company, providing a full range of shot peening equipment for gear manufacturing […]

A Laser Focus on Leading-Edge Metrology

In the world of gear inspection, there are many factors to consider in understanding the needs of designers, manufacturers, and […]

Can Shop Floor Measurement Actually Replace Gauges?

Quality assurance on the shop floor is an integral part of the production chain today. It involves comparing production results […]

Star SU LLC

Star SU LLC offers a wide variety of gear cutting machinery, tools and services including: hobbing, gear grinding, chamfering and […]

Helios Gear Products

Since 1988 we have empowered manufacturers with products and services that support the production of profitable gearing technology. With our uncompromising […]

Gleason Corporation

Gleason Corporation’s mission is to be The Total Gear Solutions Provider™ to its global customer base.  Gleason is a leader […]

A New Wave in Virtual Machining

The custom nature of gears and the high cost of cutting tools have continued to put pressure on manufacturers to […]

INSPECTION & METROLOGY: Investing in Yourself

Everyone should make an effort to improve themselves. One of the best ways this can be done is through education. […]

INSPECTION & METROLOGY: The Payoff from Deploying Smart Gear Inspection Systems

A quality-control plan for parallel-axis gear manufacturing requires significant investment in analytical and functional inspection equipment, labor, and production cost. […]

Intelligent Process Monitoring Is Advancing Gear-making Productivity

Gear-making technology has been advancing at an extremely rapid pace. By many accounts, developments in tooling and machine technology have […]

Adopting Vision Systems: Technology Geared Toward Cost Savings and Boosting Quality

First-tier gear manufacturers are now embracing machine vision technology to streamline production lines, which, of course, ultimately leads to significant […]

Non-Contact Gear Defect Detection Is Now Possible

In 2012, Slone Gear International Inc. and Mound Laser Inc. began experimenting with combining laser technology with gear manufacturing and […]

Case Study: Gleason Corporation and Schafer Gear Works

When the operations manager at Schafer Gear Works, Paresh Shah, visited the Gleason booth at Gear Expo 2015, he wasn’t […]

INSPECTION & METROLOGY: The State of Measurement Technology

What are the trends you have seen in measurement technology in recent years? Due to an increasing national demand and […]

INSPECTION & METROLOGY: Today’s Technology for Gear Metrology

Regardless of size or application, all gears depend on some degree of precision to prevent avoidable wear, power loss, and […]

INSPECTION & METROLOGY: Case Study: Forest City Gear and Keyence Corporation

Quality inspector, Amy Sovina, is one of the operators at Forest City Gear who has been using an optical comparator […]

Simulation of Hobbing and Generation Grinding To Solve Quality and Noise Problems

Due to its high productivity and accuracy, generation manufacturing of gearing is widely used in gear production [1, 2]. When […]

New Hobbing Solutions for Faster Production of Automotive Transmission Gears

Today’s consumers take for granted that their cars’ transmissions — whether manual, automatic, or differential, luxury or entry level — […]

Changing the Game with an Innovative Machine Concept: Dry Hard-Gear Finishing

Despite the many high-speed, high-torque direct-drive technologies developed over the past years, the overall efficiency of gearboxes is still state-of-the-art. […]

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