Gear

Case Study of ISO/TS 6336-22 Micropitting Calculation

Posted by on Wednesday, May 5th, 2021 in

ISO/TS 6336-22 (Calculation of load capacity of spur and helical gears — Part 22: Calculation of micropitting load capacity) is the ISO technical specification containing a proposal for a calculation for the risk of micropitting in gear sets....

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Materials Matter: Nitriding’s “White Layer” and Isotropic Superfinishing

Posted by on Thursday, August 24th, 2017 in

Developed in the early 20th century, nitriding has evolved into a standard process across many industrial applications. Often considered the simplest technique for case hardening, the process is commonplace in aircraft manufacturing, bearings, automo...

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Gear Corrosion During the Manufacturing Process

Posted by on Tuesday, November 19th, 2013 in

No matter how well gears are designed and manufactured, gear corrosion can occur that may easily result in catastrophic failure. Since corrosion is sporadic and a rare event and often difficult to observe in the root fillet region or in finely pitche...

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