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The latest technological solutions help keep chamfering and deburring operations in-line -- often without increasing cycle times.... Deburring or chamfering of gear teeth is gaining attention in practical settings. And with a view to make the production sequence as efficient as possible, it is becoming increasingly important to be ... Lubricant experts are doing more than ever to make their products less toxic and harmful to everything from the environment to the people using them — which comes with plenty of extra benefi... Powder metal (PM) gears normally sell due to the lower cost and their relatively high mechanical performance. The reason behind the lower cost is that most of the machining is omitted due to the net-s...

A different method to produce a sample that has a very consistent amount of thermal damage....

Standard Samples for Grinder Burn Etch Testing

June 2018
Jonathan R. Crow and Michael A. Pershing
With increasingly smaller returns from improving the speed of the actual gear grinding process, improving your setup time has become a primary way to keep improving efficiency. Here's the latest ...

Cutting Down on Setup Time

June 2018
Alex Cannella, Associate Editor
Grinding of bevel and hypoid gears creates on the surface a roughness structure with lines that are parallel to the root. Imperfections of those lines often repeat on preceding teeth, leading to a mag...

MicroPulse and MicroShift for Ground Bevel Gearsets

July 2017
Dr. Hermann J. Stadtfeld
New divisions, open houses and the continued rise of the Industrial Internet of Things - There's been a lot going on in gear grinding in the past year....

Gear Grinding Today

June 2017
Alex Cannella
Excessive machine tool vibration during a precision grinding operation can result in poor workpiece quality in the form of chatter, rough finishes, burn, etc. One possible reason for
excessive vibrat...

The Role of Natural Frequencies in Grinding Systems Vibration

November/December 2016
John Hagan, corporate applications engineer, Norton | Saint-Gobain Abrasives

HEAT TREATING

More on Heat Treating
Furnaces North America Exhibition
Highlights Future of Heat Treating....

FNA 2018

August 2018
Matthew Jaster, Senior Editor
The following article highlights some of the recent heat treat products, technologies and industry news articles for gear manufacturing....

Facing the Future - Emerging Technologies in Heat Treating

July 2018
Matthew Jaster, Senior Editor
Induction hardening is becoming an increasingly popular alternative to thermochemical diffusion processes such as carburizing, and as it does so, manufacturers are on a never-ending quest to expand th...

Pushing Boundaries

March/April 2018
Alex Cannella, Associate Editor
When sending gears to be heat treated, manufacturers can end up unwittingly making mistakes that slow down turnaround
time. We talked to some heat treaters to get their best advice on how you can hel...

Ask Not What Your Heat Treater Can Do for You...

July 2017
Alex Cannella, Associate Editor