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Klueber white paper on hydro lubrication More than any other field, IIoT overlaps directly with metrology's mission to analyze and measure as much of the manufacturing process as possible, and it's no surprise that the latt... Despite the development and availability of a number of newly engineered, rugged materials intended for plastic gear applications, some engineers/designers continue to believe metal is better.... The following article highlights some of the recent heat treat products, technologies and industry news articles for gear manufacturing....

A different method to produce a sample that has a very consistent amount of thermal damage....

Standard Samples for Grinder Burn Etch Testing

June 2018
Jonathan R. Crow and Michael A. Pershing
With increasingly smaller returns from improving the speed of the actual gear grinding process, improving your setup time has become a primary way to keep improving efficiency. Here's the latest ...

Cutting Down on Setup Time

June 2018
Alex Cannella, Associate Editor
Grinding of bevel and hypoid gears creates on the surface a roughness structure with lines that are parallel to the root. Imperfections of those lines often repeat on preceding teeth, leading to a mag...

MicroPulse and MicroShift for Ground Bevel Gearsets

July 2017
Dr. Hermann J. Stadtfeld
New divisions, open houses and the continued rise of the Industrial Internet of Things - There's been a lot going on in gear grinding in the past year....

Gear Grinding Today

June 2017
Alex Cannella
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

HEAT TREATING

More on Heat Treating
Induction hardening is becoming an increasingly popular alternative to thermochemical diffusion processes such as carburizing, and as it does so, manufacturers are on a never-ending quest to expand th...

Pushing Boundaries

March/April 2018
Alex Cannella, Associate Editor
When sending gears to be heat treated, manufacturers can end up unwittingly making mistakes that slow down turnaround
time. We talked to some heat treaters to get their best advice on how you can hel...

Ask Not What Your Heat Treater Can Do for You...

July 2017
Alex Cannella, Associate Editor
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

 

PRODUCT NEWS

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At IMTS 2018, Meister Abrasives (Booth N-237341) will be displaying innovative products that can be custom-tailored to provide users with...