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Additive Manufacturing and Gears

Posted by on Wednesday, September 7th, 2022 in

Binder jetting The 3DPC started the tour with binder jetting/binder jet-like companies 3DEO and Desktop Metal. Both companies were a […]...

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Vibratory Bowl Media Attrition: Part 2

Posted by on Monday, June 20th, 2022 in

What is the Attrition Rate of the Media You are Using? The key tidbit of information relative to predicting how […]...

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3Degrees Discussions #81 – Justin Michaud – REM Surface Engineering

Posted by on Monday, March 14th, 2022 in

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NASA SPINOFF – Some Engineering Is Only Skin Deep

Posted by on Monday, January 31st, 2022 in

So he contacted REM Surface Engineering of Southington, Connecticut. Founded by CEO Justin Michaud’s grandfather as a decorative plating supply […]...

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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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Changes Ahead in the Roughness Standards

Posted by on Friday, May 15th, 2020 in

I have written numerous articles on tooth flank surface roughness measurement. This is such a page-turner of a subject!...

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Materials Matter : Roughness Measurement: Optical vs. Contact Stylus Profilometry

Posted by on Sunday, April 19th, 2020 in

Optical profilometry will become an important tool for predicting gear performance with more research and development of an objective lens to fit into tooth spaces....

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Materials Matter : Roughness Measurement Tips: Calibration, the Razor Blade Test

Posted by on Tuesday, February 25th, 2020 in

If a problem is found with a contact stylus profilometer during routine check with a Rubert-Song specimen, do a little troubleshooting before sending it off for calibration and recertification....

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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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