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1 Product News (December 2016)

News about the most recent products to hit the market.

2 Product News (August 2016)

News about industry products.

3 Industry News (March 2017)

The complete Industry News section from the March 2017 issue of Power Transmission Engineering.

4 Product News (August 2017)

The latest tools and techologies in power transmission, motion control and related components.

5 Software Bits (August 2017)

The latest updates in software for bearing design.

6 Getting to Know Your Bearing (August 2017)

Software Design, Analysis and Calculation Tools Help Solve Today's Engineering Challenges

7 Product News (December 2015)

News about latest products

8 Mutiple Gearset-Type Calculation Software (September 2015)

Is there a gear software package out there that will calculate the design of spur, helical, worm, and planetary gearsets? Also, we would like a program that calculates stresses and material selection. Finally, we would like to have the program calculate bearings loads, too. Thank you for your help.

9 Gear Design Software, Engineer Beware (February 2014)

When software goes bad, what do we call it? System failure? Human failure? A virus? A number of words will work. How about this? Glitch. It has that onomatopoeic quality that fairly screams, Downtime! And with good reason -- software-generated miscalculations can have very expensive -- if not perilous -- repercussions.

10 Gear Design Software (February 2013)

When it comes to gear design software, the learning curve never ends. The leading vendors offer various training programs to keep their users well-informed.

11 Gear Wear Calculation and Prediction (February 2015)

Wear is a very important topic for dry running plastic gears. Over the past few years, the authors have worked closely with a number of manufacturers of plastic gears to investigate the problems of gear wear in detail. Together they have developed a calculation method that can be used to predict where and when local wear will occur on a tooth flank. Their findings have also just been published in the final version of VDI 2736.

12 How to Get the Most Realistic Efficiency Calculation for Gearboxes (April 2015)

In recent years the estimation of gearbox power loss is attracting more interest — especially in the wind turbine and automotive gearbox industry — but also in industrial gearboxes where heat dissipation is a consideration as well. As new transmissions concepts are being researched to meet both ecological and commercial demands, a quick and reliable estimation of overall efficiency becomes inevitable in designing the optimal gearbox.

13 Gear Expo 2015: Gears Galore! (September 2015)

You may well have already read the following Gear Expo description on the AGMA Website.

14 Product News (September 2015)

News about new Products

15 Rolling-Element Bearing Analysis (June 2013)

This article describes how more sophisticated modeling techniques allow the latest software to identify design issues with bearings, shafts, gears and complicated multi-body systems.

News Items About KISSsoft

1 KISSsoft and Gleason Offer Two Software Solutions, One Design Interface (November 13, 2017)
KISSsys is KISSsoft‘s system add-on that enables you to model complete gear units and drive trains. KISSsoft calculates the service...

2 Gleason Acquires KISSsoft AG (February 16, 2017)
Gleason Corporation has announced that it has acquired KISSsoft AG, located in Bubikon, Switzerland. KISSsoft is a leader in the developm...

3 KISSsoft KISSsys and GEMS Programs Now Directly Interface, Exchange Data (November 27, 2017)
KISSsys is KISSsoft‘s system add-on that enables you to model complete gear units and drive trains. KISSsoft calculates the service...

4 KISSsoft Unveils Latest Software at Hannover Messe (April 17, 2015)
KISSsoft recently introduced its new version of KISSsoft 03/2015 at Hannover Messe on April 13. The new version was released with a ...

5 KISSsoft Offers Rapid 3D Modeling in KISSsys (June 24, 2016)
Modeling in KISSsys has been simplified in the latest KISSsoft Release 03/2016: Now, for example, when elements are added, the part ...

6 Extended Bolt Calculation in KISSsoft (November 10, 2014)
In the bolt calculation according to VDI 2230 (module SPK), additional strength classes for nuts have been implemented in KISSsoft. ...

7 KISSsoft Releases 03/2018 (April 23, 2018)
On April 23rd, 2018, the Industrial Fair in Hannover opens its doors. At the same time, the new version of KISSsoft 03/2018 will be relea...

8 KISSsoft and SKF Collaborate on Rolling Bearings Data (May 24, 2016)
The new version of KISSsoft 03/2016 now contains the very latest data from the "Rolling Bearings" catalog. By cooperation betwe...

9 KISSsoft Offers Drive System Analysis (November 22, 2016)
In static system analysis, the deformation of the housing can be taken into account in the KISSsoft Release 03/2016, and therefore its ef...

10 KISSsoft USA Hires Engineering Manager (March 8, 2016)
KISSsoft USA, LLC recently announced that Ty Warner has joined the company as engineering manager. Warner is a licensed professional engi...

11 KISSsoft Adds Flank Fracture Calculation to Latest Release (May 20, 2015)
The flank fracture calculation according to ISO/DTR 19042 was recently added to the latest KISSsoft release 03/2015 (module ZZ4). This ty...

12 KISSsoft Introduces Custom Options (January 27, 2016)
In KISSsoft, users can design databases, report templates, lists of cutters, display results, and even customize the user interface in ac...

13 KISSsoft Offers Gearbox Calculation Courses (February 26, 2016)
KISSsoft software includes internationally recognized calculation standards and various design and optimization options, based on the exp...

14 KISSsoft Adds Beveloid Gears Module (October 28, 2014)
Beveloid gears have their own new module in the KISSsoft system (module ZH1). Sizing and dimensioning of beveloid gears have been impleme...

15 Hannover Messe 2016 Preview: KISSsoft (April 22, 2016)
On April 25, Hannover Messe opens its doors. At the same time, the new version of KISSsoft 03/2016 will be released with a number of...

16 KISSsoft 03/2017 Beta Version is Available for Testing (February 15, 2017)
The KISSsoft 03/2017 Beta Version has now been released for a test run. The final release will be available April 24th, 2017 - just in ti...

17 KISSsoft Offers Selection of Predefined Gear Stages (November 16, 2017)
KISSsoft Release 03/2017 has a new function, the "Groups box", which lists a selection of predefined gear stages. These gear st...

18 KISSsoft and Geartech Jointly Develop New Software Program (January 19, 2006)
KISSsoft AG and GEARTECH Software are pleased to announce the introduction of a new and updated version of GEARCALC, a gear design pro...

19 KISSsoft 03/2018 Beta Version is Available for Testing (January 18, 2018)
The KISSsoft 03/2018 Beta Version has now been released for a test run. The final release will be available from April 23rd, 2018 - just ...

20 KISSsoft Offers Calculations for Asymmetrical Toothings (March 23, 2018)
The current KISSsoft version, 03/2017, provides you with a range of different options for calculating and inputting asymmetrical toothing...

21 KISSsoft Calculations Include Splines, Springs and Plain Hydrodynamic Bearings (September 22, 2017)
KISSsoft's spline calculation now also includes a new function for calculating the strength of involute splined joints according to A...

22 EMO Preview: KISSsoft (September 5, 2017)
At this year's EMO Hannover fair (September 18th to 23rd, 2017), KISSsoft will be present at the Gleason stand, Booth D82 in Hall 26....

23 KISSsoft Software Introduces Options for Sizing Shaft Dimensions (June 20, 2017)
When defining dimensions for shafts, KISSsoft's software now provides options for sizing shaft dimensions with regard to strength, an...

24 KISSsoft 03/2017 Release Allows Users to Evaluate Reliability of Gear Units, Individual Gears and Rolling Bearings (August 23, 2017)
A function in KISSsoft Release 03/2017 enables you to evaluate the reliability of gear units, individual gears and rolling bearings. ...

25 KISSsoft Includes Latest Bearing Data from Schaeffler (July 5, 2017)
KISSsoft version 03/2017 now includes the latest data from the Schaeffler rolling bearings catalog for the INA and FAG brands.The company...

26 KISSsoft Offers Enhanced Heating Calculation for Gearboxes (September 3, 2015)
The efficiency calculation and thermal analysis according to ISO/TR 14179 (module KS2) has been extended with several useful functionalit...

27 KISSsoft Offers Gearbox Variant Calculations (September 1, 2011)
With KISSsys, gearbox variants can now be calculated very efficiently (module KS1). In contrast to the GPK-models, where within the fixed...

28 KISSsoft Explains Calculation of the Face Load Factor (March 11, 2015)
In the KHβ calculation, the manufacturing allowances are now considered using the combinations of (+/-) signs of fma and fhb (module...

29 KISSsoft Offers Local Wear Simulation (May 15, 2014)
A new progressive wear method is used to define the wear for cylindrical gears...

30 KISSsoft Determines Misalignment of Bevel Gears in Latest Update (October 18, 2016)
The relative position of the pinion and the ring gear is critical in determining the wear patterns of bevel gears. To determine the bevel...

31 KISSsoft Enhances Planet Carrier Definition in KISSsys (January 24, 2017)
The consideration of the planetary carrier geometry with the parameterized approach (used for the deformation calculation and thus the ca...

32 KISSsoft Module Defines Gear Body Deformation (March 17, 2017)
For webbed gears, the deformation of the gear rim occurs in three dimensions and therefore cannot be calculated by the one-dimensional be...

33 KISSsoft Adds Plastic Materials Manager Function (December 6, 2017)
It is often the case that plastics manufacturers don't provide any data that is relevant for calculations when they supply their prod...

34 KISSsoft Offers New Evaluations in Contact Analysis (December 28, 2016)
The contact analysis is used for further noise and strength optimization. Based on the determination of tooth stiffness according to Webe...

35 KISSsoft VDI 2736 Receives New Supplement for Calculating Plastic Crossed Helical Gear Deformation and Wear (August 17, 2016)
The application area of plastic gears has grown significantly in the last decade. The requirements from the industry to design stronger, ...

36 KISSsoft Offers New Shaft Calculation Features (December 10, 2015)
The shaft strength calculation method according to AGMA 6101-E08/6001-E08 is now available, and includes both a static and dynamic proof....

37 KISSsoft Offers Strength Analysis for Cylindrical Gears (March 24, 2016)
The strength calculation method specified in Lloyd's Register:2013 has now been implemented. This specific standard for ships is now ...

38 New KISSsoft Feature Considers Compliance and Influence on Load Distribution in the Gearbox (November 4, 2015)
In the static system analysis, a new feature considers housing compliance and influence on load distribution in the gearbox as well as lo...