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Exploring the: Gear Production Zone

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When a Part Becomes Art

Gears are gorgeous on their own, but watching the interaction within a gear set is especially intriguing. Read how this artist taught himself to make gears in order to power the drive of an art installment.

Interacting with Automation

Working in conjunction with robots, rather than simply harnessing their power, may represent the next step toward fully integrating machines into the industrial workplace.

New Technology: Avoid or Embrace?

When a new machining technology is introduced, are you hesitant or eager to learn more? However you tend to react, we’re here to report our real-world experiences so that you can make an informed decision.

Innovation through Education

Gear manufacturers are realizing that ongoing education can revitalize employee morale and encourage innovative thinking.

Three Cheers for Gears

As a class of workpieces, gears may be one of the most important, and certainly one of the most interesting, in the manufacturing industry.

A Great Time for Gears

Gear Making in Transition

Gears Turning in My Head

New ways to produce gears are creating opportunities for users of CNC machining centers as well as sparking reasons to think differently about current developments in machining technology.

DFGT - Double Flank Gear Testing

Functional gear testing, also known as total radial composite deviation, is a method of looking at the total effect of gear errors. This test method simulates the conditions under which a set of gears is likely to operate as a result of the gears m...

Hand Tools Get Geared Up

Gears, while being a fundamental means of transferring motion and power and being simple in principle, are components with complex geometries that must be made with great precision to avoid premature component failure and high warranty costs. In re...

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