William Nebiolo

Mechanical Paste Polishing vs. CAVF Finishing of Gears

Posted by on Monday, August 3rd, 2020 in

A recent Materials Matter article compared generic deburring versus CAVF (chemically accelerated vibratory finishing.) Both techniques are conducted in a vibratory unit....

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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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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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Selecting media for optimum vibe bowl gear finishing

Posted by on Tuesday, August 20th, 2019 in

Choosing the best media depends on structure and shape of the tooth flank, and whether media components should be abrasive, non-abrasive, or a blend....

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Horsepower Retention by ISF (Isotropic Superfinishing) of Automotive Racing Components

Posted by on Tuesday, November 19th, 2013 in

Automotive power and drivetrain components typically transfer the energy from fuel combustions through a series of metal-to-metal mechanical components....

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The Reduction of Parasitic Friction in Automotive Gearbox and Drive Train Components by the Isotropic Superfinish

Posted by on Tuesday, November 19th, 2013 in

Microscopic examination of the traditionally ground tooth surfaces of automotive transmission gears reveals a micro-roughness, and unidirectional pattern corresponding to the direction of the gear tooth grinding operation....

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Isotropic Finishing of Helicopter and Turboprop Gearbox Components

Posted by on Tuesday, November 19th, 2013 in

The traditional finishing techniques for engineered gearbox surfaces include but are not limited to hob shaving, gear grinding and honing....

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