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Scratching the Surface: How Surface Engineering Fills in the Gaps that AM Leaves Behind

Posted by on Wednesday, May 12th, 2021 in

Prior to 3D printing’s arrival on the manufacturing scene, the US military supply chain was often met with lengthy and arduous timelines for critical asset production. This not only stalled the manufacture and repair of essential equipment within t...

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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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The Challenges of Generic Deburring vs. CAVF Deburring

Posted by on Sunday, July 19th, 2020 in

Relative to gear hobbing, shaving, and/or post heat-treat grinding to generate accurate tooth morphology there may come a time wherein vibratory deburring is a requirement to remove adherent burrs. ...

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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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Materials Matter: Scuffing

Posted by on Saturday, September 17th, 2016 in

Gear meshing is one of the most complex areas of study in tribology. Meshing consists of both sliding and rolling motion and can be affected by a number of other operating parameters....

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Evaluation of the Scuffing Resistance of Isotropic Superfinished Precision Gears

Posted by on Tuesday, November 19th, 2013 in

The high performance required from aerospace gears places stringent requirements upon the metallurgical quality, geometry, and surface finish of mating parts....

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Effect of Superfinishing on Scuffing Resistance

Posted by on Tuesday, November 19th, 2013 in

A fundamental understanding of gear scuffing has been promoted for a number of years by the use of twin disc scuffing rigs....

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