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Gear Technology E-mail Newsletter March 2011

Your Monthly Resource on Gear Manufacturing.


March 2011

Gear Technology's monthly e-newsletter brings you highly targeted information on gear manufacturing. The March 2011 issue focuses on Shot Peening.

Below and to the right, you'll find related articles, back issues, featured products, videos and more. Many of these items are exclusive to the e-newsletter.

Latest News

Tyrolit Unveils Gear Honing Rings

A new range of gear honing rings using specially fused abrasives, said to last virtually twice as long as similar consumables on the market, has been introduced by Tyrolit... Read more

Gleason Introduces New Technologies at CIMT

Gleason will introduce a host of advanced new machines, tooling and global customer support services at the China International Machine Tool show (CIMT) in Beijing, China, April 11-16, 2011... Read more

KISSsoft Releases Calculation for Shearing Strength for Plastic Worm Wheels

For crossed axis helical gear designs where a worm meshes with a cylindrical worm wheel made of plastic, the static analysis considering fracture or yield point of tooth tensile/bending strength often results in unrealistically low safeties... Read more

American Broach to Establish R&D Center

American Broach & Machine Company will establish a new research and development center in the Ann Arbor region. Today, the company received a Michigan Economic Growth Authority (MEGA) tax credit totaling $572,782 to help encourage the expansion.... Read more

Buyers Guide

If you're looking for shot peening experts, why not search for Shot Peening Services in our online Buyers Guide? Also visit the buyers guide to find suppliers of Heat Treating Services.

Handy Links

2011 ICSP Shot Peening Conference

Triennial Event Well Worth the Wait

Jack Champaigneby Jack McGuinn, Senior Editor

To catch up with today's shot peening industry and learn a bit about the upcoming conference, senior editor Jack McGuinn talked with Jack Champaigne, chairman of this year's conference and editor of The Shot Peener magazine.

Read the e-news exclusive article.

Jack Champaigne, editor of
The Shot Peener magazine


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Gear Shot Peening Articles — Editors' Picks

Do you need to stay up-to-date on the latest research and developments in gear manufacturing? Gear Technology's article archive provides a great resource. Here are some of our editors' picks for some gear shot peening articles that might be of interest.


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More Shot Peening Resources

Our friends at The Shot Peener have compiled a handy list of articles on shot peening gears. Follow the link below to access articles such as:

  • Specialty Automotive Peening Applications
  • Shot Peening of Gear Components for the Automotive Industry
  • Effect of Shot Peening on Surface Fatigue Life of Carburized and Hardened AISI 9310 Spur Gears
  • Study on Methodology to Increase Fatigue Limit of Gears
  • ...and many more

Visit to access more than 150 gear-related articles from The Shot Peener's online library


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