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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 […]

Bevel Gear Cutting Blade Measurement

Traditional bevel gear cutting blade inspection machines have three linear axes for setup. One of the three axes is used […]

A New Paradigm in Gear Hobbing

The transmission of rotating movements without gear wheels is unthinkable. Whether in mechanical engineering, in automotive and transport technology, in […]

Putting Teeth into Gear Inspection

The history of gears goes back millennia. For a long time it was believed that the differential gearbox was invented […]

New Dimensions in Metrology

As components get smaller and more complex, and the demand for high precision rises, manufacturing companies are challenged to produce […]

Big Business in Large Gear Inspection

The winds of change are blowing throughout Asia. Hungry for new sources of clean energy to power their fast-growing markets […]

Cutting the Cables

Cases for the high-efficiency gearboxes produced by Fertigungstechnik Nord in Gadebusch, Germany, are machined from solid castings. By locating all […]

BIG GEARS Better Inspection

Even in this tough economic environment opportunity continues to knock on the doors of companies like Schafer Gear Works Rockford […]

A New Approach to Shop-Floor Gear Inspection

Gear production is one of the most difficult tasks to be found in modern manufacturing. Producing complex, non-linear, three-dimensional geometries […]

Axis of Rotation Metrology for Improved Gearing

In the history of machine tools, spindles have been very good relative to other bearings and structures on the machine. […]

The Next Frontier in Gear Testing

Having pioneered the science of polymer gearing, Kleiss Gears continues to focus on improving the state of the art. In […]

The Foundations of Function-Testing Gear Assemblies

Functional gear testing could be defined as a series of tests that simulate the intended function of the product in […]

Measuring Excellence in Polymer Gearing

At Kleiss we refer to polymer gear making as a “subtle science and exacting art,” and 20 years of experience […]

Case Study: Allison Transmission Test Drives Gleason Genesis

Somewhere in Europe a driver is enjoying his new Renault refrigerated truck, and the particularly quiet, smooth–shifting automatic transmission running […]

Face-off: Face Hobbing vs. Face Milling

Less than 10 years ago the selection of machinery was a system decision; presently continuous indexing (face hobbing) and single […]

A Novel Hob Design for Precision Involute Gears Part II

Abstract This paper is aimed at the development of a novel design of precision gear hob for the machining of […]

A Novel Hob Design for Precision Involute Gears Part I

Abstract This paper is aimed at the development of a novel design of precision gear hob for the machining of […]

New Technologies in Analytical CNC Gear Inspection

The value of analytical gear measurement grows as advances in technology allow gears to be measured in ways that help […]

Gear Inspection: Troubleshooting Tips

In the June 2005 issue of Gear Solutions we presented an article titled “An Elementary Guide to Gear Inspection,” which […]

Evolution through Innovation

Its name has multiple meanings, having to do with such tenets as self sufficiency and entrepreneurial will. Founded by Kohki […]

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