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Klueber white paper on hydro lubrication Overall, the gear industry enjoyed a very strong 2018, and the optimism expressed by survey respondents is the highest in recent years. When asked about their optimism regarding their companies&rs... For this year’s exercise in large gears, we’re not going to dwell on size range or length, merely look at the fundamental challenges and latest technologies required to manufacture... Gear skiving is here to stay, and as a result of this industry shift, it’s become paramount to improve how well machining spindles synchronize with each other.... Automotive gear manufacturers have implemented significant improvements in external planetary gear manufacturing yielding quieter gears. In addition, process stability has increased due to the post-he... In many gear transmissions, tooth load on one flank is significantly higher and is applied for longer periods of time than on the opposite one; an asymmetric tooth shape should reflect this functional...

To achieve the requested quality, most gears today are ground. The usual grinding process includes treating the gear flank but disengaging before reaching the root rounding area. If the gear is preman...

The Influence of a Grinding Notch on the Gear Bending Strength Rating

November/December 2018
Ulrich Kissling and Ioannis Zotos
Grinding Wheel Technology Focuses on Speed, Efficiency and Time Savings...

Spin City

November/December 2018
Matthew Jaster, Senior Editor
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

HEAT TREATING

More on Heat Treating
Furnaces North America Exhibition
Highlights Future of Heat Treating....

FNA 2018

August 2018
Matthew Jaster, Senior Editor
The following article highlights some of the recent heat treat products, technologies and industry news articles for gear manufacturing....

Facing the Future - Emerging Technologies in Heat Treating

July 2018
Matthew Jaster, Senior Editor
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

 

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