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Long hob cost savings over the length of a job

Manufacturers consider many factors when shopping for a gear hob solution: What material is being cut? What is the pitch […]

Micro-skiving – (r)evolution of a known production process

Production of internally toothed gear wheels is possible in many different ways. Different techniques such as gashing, broaching, wire EDM, […]

Chamfer Hobbing Tools Up

In the last few years, chamfering and deburring have gained new respect and risen to a level of importance equal […]

Advantages of flat broaching machines

A broaching machine requires precision broaching tools to increase productivity and efficiency. New broaching tools can be expensive and difficult […]

Root cause for noise excitation in geometrically-accurate (perfect) parallel-axes gearing

Gears are extensively used to transmit a rotation from a driving shaft to a driven shaft. Depending on the gear […]

Using simulation to evaluate part green shape to reduce distortion during plug quenching

Determining the heat-treatment geometry (green shape) for complex gears is not a trivial task. Mass distribution becomes critical in determining […]

Filling Some Gaps in Spline Design Guidelines: Centering, Friction, and Misalignment

Editor’s note: At the author’s request, some statements have been removed for clarity since the article was originally published in October, […]

Taking deburring to the next level

Once a gear is created, deburring becomes a necessary step to ensure a gear’s accuracy. Traditionally, deburring has been done […]

Lean Heat Treatment for Distortion Control

Controlling distortion is of key importance during the case hardening process for the production of gear components. By effective control […]

Inspection & Metrology: ‘We must never stand still’

Small series and prototype production at ZF Friedrichshafen AG create new challenges for quality control time and again: measurement programs […]

Tooling Workholding: A new solution for bevel gears

The creativity of the designers knows no bounds with new drive element and gear geometries. Faced with constantly increasing demands […]

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 […]

Tooling & Workholding: A success story: Low-deformation workpiece clamping

Those who want to turn, mill, or grind rings, flanges, housings, or other thin-walled parts will quickly reach the limits […]

Two-Probe Pitch Inspection Method For Large Gears

A gear’s pitch (a k a index or spacing) accuracy is one of the most fundamental gear characteristics affecting its […]

Chamfer Hobbing, Perfect Timing

New gearbox developments, particularly for eDrives, are creating a whole new set of gear design and manufacturing criteria. Compact gearbox […]

Advanced Cutting Tool Systems

40 Years of Innovative Cutting Tool Solutions Advanced Cutting Tool Systems is a world leader in the special design and […]

SECO/VACUUM Technologies LLC

SECO/VACUUM: The North American Vacuum Furnace Company SECO/VACUUM Technologies, backed by the resources and reputation of SECO/WARWICK, is a leading […]

Diablo Furnaces

Diablo Company Products & Services Diablo Furnaces provides New Standard and Customized Furnace equipment such as Roller Hearths, Internal Quench […]

Effects of Asymmetric Cutter Tip Radii on Gear Tooth Root Bending Stress

By Dr. Abdullah Akpolat, Dr. Nihat Yildirim, Burak Sahin, Omer Yildirim, Bulent Karatas, and Fatih Erdogan Tooth root fillet is the […]

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