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Effective Methods for Checking Grinding Quality

Grinding is often the last process in the manufacture of high-quality, high-load-bearing gearbox components. High-load-bearing gears are hardened for greater […]

Inspection and Measuring on Threaded Tools

Increasing product varieties, shortening of production cycles, and a growing demand on quality are just a few of today’s many […]

INSPECTION & METROLOGY: A Different Way to Look at Profile and Helix Inspection Results

Introduction Elemental inspection of gears is commonly carried out with computer numerically controlled (CNC) machines. While these range from special […]

INSPECTION & METROLOGY: The Benefits of Using Tapered-Tooth Master Plugs (TMPs) with Spline Gauges

Eliminating unnecessary expenses is a very important factor in running a successful business. At first glance, it might seem unnecessary […]

TOOLING & WORKHOLDING: Making the Most of G90’s Advantages

In his article, “Uncover Hidden Potentials in Hobbing,” which appeared in the June 2014 issue of Gear Solutions, Dr. Friedrich […]

The Convergence of Gear Metrology and 3-D Measuring Technology: The Slow Evolution

Ever since the first CNC generative gear measuring systems for parallel axis gears were introduced to the marketplace in the […]

What do ZOLLER and a simple gear have in common? Both are proven in use and high efficiency.

Introduction Gears have existed for over 2000 years and are an indispensable part of today’s technology. Whether in the car, […]

UNIMILL: Prototype and Small Batch Bevel Gear Manufacturing

Manufacturing of spiral bevel and hypoid gears can be conducted in several ways. The following methods are commonly known: • […]

Case Study: Company: Wenzel / Customer: Gibbs Gears

The gear manufacturer Gibbs Gears, located in UK-based Stoke Mandeville, met the challenge and extended their machinery with a gear […]

Uncover Hidden Potentials in Hobbing

Companies in today’s competitive environment are always looking for opportunities to improve their manufacturing productivity. Turning, milling, and drilling operations […]

ONLINE EXCLUSIVE: Case Study by Doc Ardrey

Allied Specialty Precision Gains Competitive Edge by Looking Past the Obvious Look beyond the obvious, and you may well find […]

Multi-Sensory Capability in Gear Inspection

In today’s competitive manufacturing environment, especially for products as specialized as gears, many of the world’s leading gear OEM’s and […]

Go Big, Go Indexable

Indexable carbide inserted tooling continues to push large gear productivity. As manufacturers of big gears are further pressured by increased […]

Hobbing Large Gears with Custom Workholding Let ROI Blossom

Savvy gear manufacturers not only look at new machines and cutting tools but also focus on and invest in their […]

Meeting the Challenges of Measuring Large Parts

Overall Equipment Layout Even though the measuring principles on very large equipment are the same or similar to small ones, […]

Contemporary Gear Pre-Machining Solutions

Depending on annual production volumes, batch sizes, and workpiece geometry, several gear manufacturing technologies are used for industrial gear production. […]

Form and Position Measurement Advancement Through Measurement Technology

This industry has a tailwind; the wind power industry is growing at a rapid pace. The reasons for this are […]

Measurement System Analysis (MSA)

The analysis of a measurement system is determined by the statistical properties of reproducable measurements in a stable environment. In […]

Big Gear Inspection is Booming

Northern Wisconsin’s Merit Gear is bagging more big gear business from surging energy, mining, construction and transportation industries with the […]

A New Material for High-Speed Hobbing

Without them, our world would not move. Watches, cars, boats, wind turbines—they are all driven by gears. For more than […]

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