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Vibratory Bowl Gear Polishing Inefficiencies

Posted by on Tuesday, May 31st, 2022 in

Media Volume Inefficiency The most common inefficiency in isotropic finishing is a low media level. Media is a wear item […]...

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The Basics of Automotive Surface Engineering by Isotropic Superfinishing

Posted by on Monday, April 25th, 2022 in

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Metal Finishing for 3D Printed Parts Webinar – Part 7 – OPEN IMPELLER

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Metal Finishing for 3D Parts Webinar – Part 2

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Metal Finishing for 3D Printed Parts Webinar – Part 1

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Roughness Measurement Tips: The Scratch Pad

Posted by on Thursday, January 16th, 2020 in

From the perspective of the shop floor environment, the previous Materials Matter column “Roughness Measurement Tips: 2 V 5” discussed the contact stylus 2-micron radius tip versus a 5-micron radius tip....

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A Comparison of Surface Roughness Measurement Methods for Gear Tooth Working Surfaces

Posted by on Friday, October 25th, 2019 in

Surface roughness is a critical parameter for gears operating under a variety of conditions. It directly influences friction and contact temperature, and therefore has an impact on various failure modes such as macropitting, micropitting and scuffing...

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Vibratory Media Compositions vs. Attrition and Density

Posted by on Tuesday, October 1st, 2019 in

The third in our multi-part series on vibratory processing of gears is focused on understanding how media of different compositions have varying attrition rates and densities, and why these are important in vibratory finishing of gears. ...

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Materials Matter : Surface Finishing Rotorcraft Gearing

Posted by on Wednesday, October 3rd, 2018 in

Rotorcraft gearboxes are designed with the utmost precision to withstand the tremendous demand and loads required to convert thousands of horsepower and RPM into hundreds of RPM and lift torque....

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ISF Surface Versus Machined Surface

Posted by on Wednesday, March 26th, 2014 in

Why ISF® Surfaces are superior to machined surfaced: As the load of the mating surface is increased, the lubrication film becomes thinner, and the asperities of the machine surface contact each other resulting in plastic deformation, metal debris an...

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Comparative Corrosion Characteristics of Ground and Superfinished Gear Steels

Posted by on Friday, November 15th, 2013 in

The described effort was undertaken to assess the impact of the isotropic superfinishing (ISF®) process on the corrosion resistance of a variety of gear steels....

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