March/April 2005

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Heat Treating

Advances in Quenching - A Discussion of Present and Future Technologies
Heat treating and quenching are arguably the most critical operations in the manufacture of gears. This article examines causes of distortion in heat treating and quenching.

Hot Stuff - Heat Treating News
The latest heat treating news from March/April 2005

The Heat Goes On - Gear Up for Induction Hardening
This article covers preventive maintenance and modification to machinery to induction harden different types of gear.


Environmentally Friendly Cutting Fluids
Environmentally friendly cutting fluids aren't just good for the environment. They can also be good for performance.

Gear Data Exchange Format
VDI has created a data exchange format that allows for the electronic exchange of all geometric parameters for cylindrical gears.


Spring is in the Air (Publishers Page)
Winter in the gear industry seems to have come to an end.

Products (Product News)
The complete Product News section from March/April 2005

Events (Events)
The complete Events section from March/April 2005, including coverage of Hannover Fair and SAE World Congress.

Industry News (Industry News)
The complete Industry News section from March/April 2005

Gear Tattoos (Addendum)
Imagine a shop supervisor with a three-gear drivetrain tattooed on his bicep or a saleswoman with a tiny spur gear silhouetted just above her ankle.