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Power Transmission Components from Forest City Gear, Kaydon Bearings and Maxon Motors help power NASA's Curiosity Mars Rover.
The complete Industry News section from the April 2019 issue of Power Transmission Engineering.
The complete Industry News section of the June 2013 issue of Power Transmission Engineering.
The complete Industry News section from the August 2019 issue of Power Transmission Engineering.
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.
The complete Industry News section from the June 2018 issue of Power Transmission Engineering.
The complete Product News section from the December 2018 issue of Power Transmission Engineering.
The latest new hires and corporate announcements from around the industry.
What would Gear Expo be without gear manufacturers? While it is useful and indeed necessary to keep abreast of the new machinery out there that will be front-and-center at the show, it is of equal import to check out the finished product - GEARS.
Take a look at some of the latest videos posted on powertransmission.com, plus the most recent updates to our online buyers guide.
You may well have already read the following Gear Expo description on the AGMA Website.
The complete Industry News section from the October 2017 issue of Power Transmission Engineering.
A good deal of confusion exists regarding the factors that determine an industrial electric bill. The following information is presented to help sort out the various items on which billing is based, and to offer suggestions on measures to help control and reduce electric utility bills.
The load carrying capacity of gear transmissions depends strongly on design, material and operation conditions. Modern analysis methods, e.g. finite element analysis (FEA), consider the above parameters with more or less sufficient accuracy. Yet it remains an ongoing challenge to account for backlash and manufacturing errors, despite a definite need to do so.
Varying installation requirements for worm gears, as, for example, when used in modular gear systems, can necessitate grease lubrication - especially when adequate sealing for oil lubrication would be too complex. Such worm gears are being increasingly used in outside applications such as solar power plants and slew drives. While knowledge about the operating conditions is often appropriate, the basic understanding for load capacity and efficiency under grease lubrication is quite poor. Investigations done at FZG and sponsored by FVA/AiF are shown here to give an impression of the basic factors of load capacity and efficiency. The results of the investigation indicate a satisfying quality of calculations on heat, load capacity and efficiency based on characteristic parameters of the base oil with only slight modifications to the methodology known from DIN 3996 or ISO TR 14521.
This paper is intended to enlarge the application range of radial cylindrical roller bearings by means of a more precise determination of thrust load capacity and more cost-effective design.
Gear drives deliver power to industrial equipment such as bulk material conveyors, mixers, pumps and paper mills. The reliability that translates into greater uptime and profitability begins by specifying and selecting the proper drives for these critical applications.
Beginning with a brief summary and update of the latest advances in the calculation methods for worm gears, the author then presents the detailed approach to worm gear geometry found in the revised ISO TR 10828. With that information, and by presenting examples, these new methods are explained, as are their possibilities for addressing the geometrical particularities of worm gears and their impact upon the behavior and load capacity of a gearset under working conditions based on ISO TR 14521 â” Methods B and C. The author also highlights the new possibilities offered on that basis for the further evolution of load capacity calculation of a worm gearset based on load and contact pressure distribution.
News Items About Forest City Gear
1 Forest City Gear Welcomes Process Engineer (September 5, 2017)
Forest City Gear has added Brian Gustafson to its growing team of process engineers, with responsibility for creating the routings, machi...
2 Forest City Gear Earns Women's Business Enterprise Certification (December 12, 2017)
Forest City Gear has successfully met the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council’s standards for certification as a Wom...
3 Forest City Gear Expands High Volume Gear Production Capabilities (May 2, 2016)
Forest City Gear has expanded its high volume gear production capabilities with the addition of a Reishauer RZ 160 Gear Grinding Machine ...
4 Forest City Gear Launches Roscoe Works (June 6, 2013)
Forest City Gear has begun operations in a new state-of-the-art facility designed to greatly improve lead times and quality for the produ...
5 Forest City Gear Invests in Capital Equipment (February 12, 2009)
Forest City Gear has announced it has invested more than $6 million in the purchase of new capital equipment during the last 18 months. T...
6 Forest City Gear Expands Machine Capabilities (August 10, 2011)
Forest City Gear has acquired three Haas turning centers to improve the throughput at its gearmaking facility. The company has made...
7 Forest City Gear Expands Small Diameter ID/OD Grinding Capability (December 13, 2017)
Forest City Gear has expanded its capabilities for the hard finishing of smaller diameter gears with particularly tight ID and length tol...
8 Forest City Gear Adds Director of Sales (April 16, 2018)
Forest City Gear has hired Erik J. Spurling as director of sales to oversee the activities of the company’s network of direct and...
9 Forest City Gear Adds Process Engineer to 'Cut Teeth Only' Operations Team (June 26, 2019)
Forest City Gear has added Joe Konetski as process engineer to its ‘Cut Teeth Only’ operations team, a resource dedicated to ...
10 Forest City Gear Hires New Director of Sales (October 29, 2019)
Forest City Gear has hired Brad Lindmark as director of sales to help meet the growing demands of its wide and diverse customer base thro...
11 Forest City Gear Launches Advanced Turning and Milling Facility for Gear Blank Production (April 30, 2019)
Forest City Gear has expanded its turning and milling operations with a state-of-the-art facility designed to greatly improve lead times ...
12 Quality Assurance Manager Joins Forest City Gear (March 15, 2019)
Forest City Gear has hired Bob McClain as quality assurance manager to oversee the activities of the company’s world-class qualit...
13 Forest City Gear Expands Quality Capabilities with Digital Magnification Technology (July 17, 2018)
Forest City Gear has added an EVO Cam advanced full-HD digital microscope to its Quality Assurance Lab to greatly speed and simplify the ...
14 Forest City Gear Adds Metal Alloy Analysis to Gear Inspection Capabilities (October 16, 2018)
Forest City Gear can now perform fast, comprehensive analysis and verification of metal alloys for quality assurance and control using ...
15 Forest City Gear Expands Gear Shaping Capacity (November 12, 2019)
Forest City Gear has expanded its capacity for the shaping of high precision internal and external gears with the addition of the latest ...