Mar 3, 2015
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Company Profile: United Tool Supply Company

By: Anna Claire Conrad

It has been one year since United Tool Supply Company’s founder and president Rusty Young passed away, and his son, Jeff Young has since taken over the family business. A...

Involute Spiral Face Couplings and Gears: Design...

By: Dr. Alexander L. Kapelevich & Stephen D. Korosec

By presenting spiral face gears with an involute tooth line and an identical tooth profile in the normal section at any given radius, two applications are made possible for...

What do ZOLLER and a simple gear have in common?...

By: E. ZOLLER GmbH & Co. KG

By combining image-processing technology with one probe and six CNC-controlled axes, ZOLLER is able to sucessfully execute hob measurements without any distortions for its...

The Convergence of Gear Metrology and 3-D...

By: Dwight Smith & Chris Pumm

While there has been a gradual convergence of generative gear metrology and 3-D or CMM type measurements, significant differences remain. This article explores the historical...

  • Materials Matter: Fred Eberle -

    When Master Gears are designed properly, certain errors can be identified, and, with more discrimination, that type of error can be mapped out to indicate specific performance issues within the application itself.

  • Tooth Tips: David Senkfor -

    In an age where putting information out first seems to be valued over insuring that information is correct, it’s important to take the time to execute a quality product or service both for the customers’ benefit and your own.

  • Hot Seat: Jack Titus -

    Vacuum pumps and nitrogen purge can equally achieve low ppm oxygen levels. However, pumps are slow to remove water vapor while an inert gas purge is time consuming.

  • Trend Talks: Anna Claire Conrad -

    Now that we’ve kicked off 2015, there’s one thing on everyone’s minds—making more money this year than what was made in 2014. In the gear manufacturing industry, there’s a sure fire way to ensure that will happen… increasing sales.

  • Q&A with Marvin Nicholson -

    President and Founder
    Pentagear Products LLC

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