Gearing: The Right Angle
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ITW Heartland received their AS9100 Rev D certificate.The purpose of the AS9100 registration is to help ensure we have systems in place to consistently meet our customer’s requirements while complying with all applicable statutory and regulatory regulations.
In order to better serve our customers, ITW Heartland sent one of our Senior Quality Assurance persons to the CALYPSO Advanced Training class at the Zeiss headquarters in Maple Grove MN. This training will allow us to accurately check complex parts in a more efficient and timely manner.
For decades, Spiroid and Helicon gear sets have been utilized in some of the world's most demanding professional robotics applications. This blog entry highlights the Top 5 reasons including power density and pinion backlash control.
At Spiroid, we're often asked to provide a high-level overview of how our gearing technologies compare to other right angle solutions such as worms. Within the context of a specific, defined application, we compare 3 specific aspects of Spiroid and Worm gear technologies.
As 2016 draws to a close, we review our Top 10 Spiroid-focused moments of the year.
Is a commercial-off-the-shelf (COTS) solution for you - or are custom gears warranted? Design and Mechanical Engineers make a series of choices when designing right angle gears into their products.
On October 6th, ITW Heartland and Spiroid participated in the 'Dream It. Do It.' statewide tour of manufacturing. This initiative, conceived and sponsored by the Manufacturing Institute, is designed to increase awareness of the high paying, high quality career opportunities available in Manufacturing.
Real or perceived pinion backlash in a gear set or gear box can be narrowed down to a handful of causes. We list the top 5 most common causes of gear backlash here.
For over 50 years now, the Spiroid family of gears have been serving a myriad of industries and applications. A multifaceted genius, Oliver Saari is at the core of everything Spiroid. This post honors the guy who gave life to this persevering gear form.