July 2008

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Feature Articles

Machine Tool Evolution
How machine tools R&D helps drive gear manufacturing productivity.

Journey to the Land of Manufacturing Milk and Honey
How lean manufacturing principles can help transform your gear manufacturing business.

Technical Articles

Optimum Gear Tooth Microtopographies
A graphical procedure for selecting optimum combinations of profile and lead modifications.

The Kinematics of Conical Involute Gear Hobbing
Conical involute gears, also known as beveloid gears, are generalized involute gears that have the two flanks of the same tooth characterized by different base cylinder radii and different base helix angles.


Buy Now (Publishers Page)
If you're thinking about investing in machine tools, now is the right time...

Entrepreneurialism and Survival in the Global Market (Voices)
Joe Arvin of Arrow Gear gives his insight on what it takes to succeed in today's gear industry.

Software Suite Serves Full Range of Gear Analysis (Product News)
New software from AGMA helps gear designers calculate geometry and ratings for all types of bevel gears.

Product News (Product News)
The complete product news section from the July 2008 issue of Gear Technology.

Vacuum Carburizing Takes Center Stage (Events)
ALD-Holcroft Vacuum Technologies Co. will host a two-day technical symposium at the Henry Ford Museum in Dearborn, Michigan September 23– 24, 2008.

Events (Events)
The complete Events section, including technical calendar, from the July 2008 issue of Gear Technology

Industry News (Industry News)
The complete Industry News section from the July 2008 issue of Gear Technology.

Gear Garden Germinates from County's Industrial History (Addendum)
A new breed of blossoms sprouted this spring in York, PA cultivated from gears, sprockets, railroad spikes and other recycled metal items.