19 Apr Dissimilar material and/or hardness as a function of gear size
Poor performance in terms of the application of material properties and/or heat treatment can make a good theoretical gear design provide unsatisfactory service.
Some say that metallurgy is a “black art.” Actually, it is a very skilled art, demanding in its precision and consistency. The people who practice metallurgy and tribology are very skilled in these arts, techniques, and technologies.
Published on Gear Solutions – April 15, 2021