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November/December 2003

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Feature Articles

Superfinishing Gears -- The State of the Art
Superfinishing the working surfaces of gears and their root fillet regions results in performance benefits.

Gear Grinding 2003
The benefits of ground gears are well known. They create less noise, transmit more power and have longer lives than non-ground gears. But grinding has always been thought of as an expensive process, one that was necessary only for aerospace or other high-tech gear manufacturing.

High Accurate Hobbing with Specially Designed Finishing Hobs
Load-carrying capacity of gears, especially the surface durability, is influenced by their tooth surface roughness in addition to their tooth profiles and tooth traces.

Technical Articles

Application of Statistical Stability and Capability for Gear Cutting Machine Acceptance Criteria
Machine tool manufacturers supplying machines to the gearing world have been in existence for many years. The machines have changed, and so has the acceptance criteria for the machines.

Departments

Postcard from Gear Expo (Publishers Page)
Where were you? We were hoping to see you here at Gear Expo. We were surprised that you didn't make it. Anyway, we had a really good show, along with more than a hundred other leading companies in the gear industry who exhibited this year.

Product News (Product News)
The complete Product News section from the November/December 2003 issue of Gear Technology.

Revolutions (Revolutions)
"Holding Gears in Place for Quick Operations" and "Machine Broaches Unusual Sized Gears."

Technical Calendar (Events)
The complete technical calendar from the November/December 2003 issue of Gear Technology.

Industry News (Industry News)
The complete Industry News section from the November/December 2003 issue of Gear Technology.

Gears at Play (Addendum)
e-Bay shopping, newspaper reading and excessive e-mailing arenít a problem for most managers in the gear industry, but now thereís a new employee distraction headed their way.