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WENZEL America Ltd.

WENZEL America, located in Wixom, Mich., is a world leader in measuring systems and metrology technology used throughout manufacturing, including […]

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 […]

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 […]

Piselli Enterprises

Piselli Enterprises is based out of Statesville, North Carolina and serves the gear industry for high-quality new and used gear […]

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 […]

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 […]

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. […]

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: 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 […]

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 […]

Actual Tooth Contact Analysis of Straight Bevel Gears

Straight bevel gears are the simplest type of bevel gears that transfer power between intersecting axes [1]. They are widely […]

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 […]

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