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Manufacturers focus on tool design, materials, coating, machine tool options and cutting parameters.... How difficult is it to design a gear? It depends upon whom you ask.... Which transmission system will come out on top is a hot topic in the automotive community. With multiple transmission-centric conferences on the horizon, there will be plenty of debate, but how much w... Large, multi-segmented girth gears do not behave like the relatively compact, rigid, monolithic structures we typically envision when discussing gear manufacturing. Girth gears are very large, non-rig...

Excessive machine tool vibration during a precision grinding operation can result in poor workpiece quality in the form of chatter, rough finishes, burn, etc. One possible reason for
excessive vibrat...

The Role of Natural Frequencies in Grinding Systems Vibration

November/December 2016
John Hagan, corporate applications engineer, Norton | Saint-Gobain Abrasives
Gear Technology interviews Scott Yoders of Liebherr about the latest gear machining technologies of relevance to automotive manufacturers....

Updating Modern Production Processes

August 2016
Matthew Jaster, Senior Editor
Looking for some simple yet useful advice heading into IMTS 2016? Never second guess your machine tool investment. Flexibility is a
mandatory requirement in gear manufacturing today. Accuracy, reliab...

The Comprehensive Gear Grind

June 2016
Matthew Jaster, Senior Editor
Generating gear grinding is one of the most important finishing processes for small and medium-sized gears, its process design often determined by practical knowledge.
Therefore a manufacturing simul...

Local Simulation of the Specific Material Removal Rate for Generating Gear Grinding

September/October 2015
Christian Brecher, Fritz Klocke, Markus Brumm, Florian Hübner
Liebherr is well-known as one of the world’s largest privately owned companies — a titan in heavy industry specializing in cranes, trucks and mammoth earth moving and mining
equipment....

Gear Grinding is Getting Easier, Better, Faster, Stronger

June 2015
Erik Schmidt, Assistant Editor
One process for hard finishing gears is generating gear grinding. Due to its high process efficiency, generating gear grinding has replaced other grinding processes such as profile grinding in batch p...

Prediction of Surface Zone Changes in Generating Gear Grinding

March/April 2015
Matthias Ophey, Jan Reimann

HEAT TREATING

More on Heat Treating
Suppliers are working hard to make
sure their heat treating equipment is controllable, repeatable and efficient,
and manufacturers continue to incorporate technology that gives heat treaters and the...

Heat Treating 4.0

March/April 2017
Randy Stott
What quality and performance characteristics should you look for? ...

Checking Up on Your Heat Treater

July 2016
Matthew Jaster, Senior Editor
The oil industry is (pardon the pun) tanking. That may conjure up horrific images of other industries following suit in a domino effect of collective collapse into the overabundant oil slick the indus...

Defying the Oil Ripple

March/April 2016
Alex Cannella, News Editor
Questions to Ask Your Heat Treater Provided by Justin Lefevre (Joyworks LLC, Ann Arbor, MI), Kathy Hayrynen (Applied Process, Inc., Livonia, MI) and Vasko Popovski (Applied Process, Inc.)...

Dont Get Burned

July 2015
Erik Schmidt, Assistant Editor

 



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