July/August 2005

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Grinding & Finishing

Opportunities for Gear Grinders - Insights from the Machinery Front
Tom Lang of Kapp Technologies shares his views on the trends affecting ground gears.

Superfinishing Gears - The State of the Art, Part II
In a previous article, the authors identified two misconceptions surrounding gear superfinishing. Here, they tackle three more.

A Study on Reducing Gear Tooth Profile Error by Finish Roll Forming
The authors have developed a rack-type rolling process in which a rack tool is used to roll gear teeth. The results and analysis show that the proposed method reduces errors.


Gear Expo 2005
Preview of Gear Expo, with information on AGMA's fall technical meeting and the city of Detroit.

The Outlook for Gear Manufacturing - A European Perspective
Hagen Hofmann of Hoefler presents his views on global trade, competition and the future of the gear industry.

Systematic Investigations on the Influence of Case Depth on the Pitting and Bending Strength of Case Carburized Gears
The gear designer needs to know how to determine an appropriate case depth for a gear application in order to guarantee the required load capacity.

Advances from Aachen - WZL and GRC Contribute to Gear Manufacturing
Aachen has long been the center of European gear research.


Face to Face in the Gear Industry (Publishers Page)
Observations on the Olympics, Tony Blair and Gear Expo.

Product News (Product News)
The complete Product News from July/August 2005.

Events (Events)
The complete Events section from July/August 2005, including coverage of EMO 2005.

Industry News (Industry News)
The complete Industry News section from July/August 2005.

The Gear Mix (Addendum)
A word puzzle from the Addendum team.