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Gear Technology E-mail Newsletter August 2015 Edition

Your Monthly Resource on Gear Manufacturing.

Focus on Gear Noise & Lubrication

Every month we choose two new focus topics for the home page to help you delve into the treasure trove of our 31-year archive of gear-related technical content. This month we’re highlighting gear noise and lubrication.

Gear Noise




27-30 Oct. 2015
Shanghai New Int’l Expo Centre (SNIEC) PTC ASIA 2015 - International Trade Fair for Electrical and Mechanical Power Transmission, Fluid Power, Machine Parts, Fasteners and Springs, Bearings, Internal Combustion Engines and Gas Turbines.
Email: visitor@hmf-china.com Contact: Rita Zeng/Josie Zhang

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Kapp Niles

Flexibility and expandability at KAPP NILES booth #2222 during Gear Expo.

Kapp Niles ZE 800 Profile Gear Grinder and the PM 750/1250 portable gear inspection system from R&P Metrology will be at AGMA‘s Gear Expo. The ZE 800 is capable for 25 module external gears and is prepared for internal grinding using CBN or dressable wheels. New software features are highlighted.

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Gear Nitriding in Vacuum

Vacuum gas nitride processing from Solar Atmospheres can significantly increase the fatigue strength and service life of your parts. Benefits include case depths up to 0.025” and improved wear and anti-galling properties due to a 40 - 70% increase in surface hardness. Corrosion resistance is increased through nitrogen-enrichment.

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Gear Expo

Seamless hardening. Why induction is the smarter choice.

Large bearings designed for rotary applications such as the main and rotor spindles in wind power units must be hardened in such a way that does not produce a ‘soft zone’ or ‘seam’. A patented EFD Induction process achieves such seamless hardening by the innovative use of multiple coils.

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Make Your Atmosphere Furnace Work for You: Tips for Carburizing and Quenching

GMTA Introduces the SynchrFine 205 HS Gear Honing Machine

German Machine Tools of America (GMTA) recently introduced the Präwema SynchroFine 205 HS gear honing machine. It features direct-driven, digitally controlled spindles for the tool and the workpiece, enabling precise, rigid synchronization. The Präwema Honing gear finishing process produces quality comparable to grinding results for spur and helical gears, as well as shafts.

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Gear Expo 2015

PTG to Showcase Absolute Precision at CIMT 2015

At Stand No. W4-221, delegates looking to produce helical components will be able to find out more about Holroyd Precision’s gear, rotor, screw and thread grinding and milling machines. These include the Zenith 400 helical profile grinder, TG Series grinding machines, EX Series rotor milling machines, and Holroyd’s GTG2 ‘smart’ gear grinding centres.

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Latest News

Things are happening in the gear industry. Here's the latest.

Kapp Reorganizes Itself Into Three New Market Divisions
In order to focus even more on improving our customer service, we have set up the market divisions: Automotive, Industry and Service & Tools. Our priority is to continue developing our position on the market for engineering and customer-oriented solutions,” said Martin Kapp, executive partner. Read more.

Solar Atmospheres to Install Record-Sized Horizontal High Vacuum Furnace
Solar Atmospheres of Western Pennsylvania recently announced that it will be installing the largest horizontal high vacuum furnace ever constructed at their Hermitage facility. Read more.

Riten Industries Now Capable of Repairing and Remanufacturing Tailstocks for Lathes and Grinders
Riten Industries recently announced the capability to repair and remanufacture tailstocks for lathes and grinders from all manufacturers. Read more.

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