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Grinding Wheel Technology Focuses on Speed, Efficiency and Time Savings... As gear manufacturing techniques become more precise and demanding, there is a growing demand for cleaner, higher quality steel.... The 2018 Gear Technology Buyers Guide was compiled to provide you with a
handy resource containing the contact information for significant suppliers of machinery, tooling, supplies and services used ... To achieve the requested quality, most gears today are ground. The usual grinding process includes treating the gear flank but disengaging before reaching the root rounding area. If the gear is preman...

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

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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

 

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