Mar 29, 2015
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Company Profile: Lubrication Engineers, Inc.

By: Anna Claire Conrad

What was originally founded by three salesmen looking to provide a superior lubricant to the manufacturing industry has grown into a successful, wide-reaching business with...

The Efficiency of a Simple Spur Gearbox --...

By: Dr. Amir Kadiric, Athanasios Christodoulias, Andrew V. Olver, Adam E. Sworski, Anant Kolekar & Frances E. Lockwood

This paper discusses how efficient a simple dip-lubricated gearbox is in a thermally coupled lubrication model, which includes elastohydrodynamic (EHL) friction losses in gear...

Machine Involute Splines and Serrations with...

By: Peter Bagwell

Rotary broaching is not just for machining hexagon holes in screws. Here, you’ll learn more about the new product innovations and advanced techniques that continue to...

Departments
  • Materials Matter: Fred Eberle -

    This month, we’ll explore the factor of safety as a statistical design variable in a Strength vs. Demand model and how to use a reliability-based service factor to best benefit you and your business.

  • Tooth Tips: David Senkfor -

    Below, you’ll find suggestions on how to deal with an order that has been rejected by the customer and tips on how to improve your process as a whole from start to finish.

  • Hot Seat: Jack Titus -

    Low-pressure carburizing (LPC) furnaces employ strategically positioned jets, and atmosphere furnaces must use the proper fan. However, all fans are not equally able to handle the task.

  • Trend Talks: Anna Claire Conrad -

    Here, you’ll find suggestions and tips to help you regulate daily operations at your company that can have a wide-reaching, beneficial ripple effect.

  • Q&A with Chris Van De Motter -

    President
    The Ohio Broach & Machine Co.

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