The integration of manufacturing information into gear design software reduces cost during the design process by avoiding time-consuming back and forth between the design and manufacturing departments. The challenging task for such software is ensuring the
design engineer does not need specific manufacturing expertise. Otherwise he or she would be overwhelmed and not use such a feature.
MPT Expo takes place October 15-17 at TCF CENTER (formerly the Cobo Center) in Detroit. Here are booth previews of some of the exhibitors most relevant to buyers of mechanical power transmission components.
In a research project at the Vienna University of Technology, the KISSsoft design software was used to check a new drivetrain concept and the micro-geometry of the bevel gear stage for a UAV (unmanned aerial vehicle).