The Advantages of Ion Nitriding Gears
The article "The Advantages of Ion Nitriding Gears" appeared in the November/December 1996 issue of Gear Technology.
When it comes to setting the standard for gear making, the auto industry often sets the pace. Thus when automakers went to grinding after hardening to assure precision, so did the machine shops that specialize in gearing. But in custom manufacturing of gears in small piece counts, post-heat treat grinding can grind away profits too.
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