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Gearing: The Right Angle

Spiroid Gearing Blog. Latest Gearing News, and Gearing Reviews

AS9100 Rev D Certificate

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.

Continuous Training

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.

New Case Studies Compare Spiroid & Worm Gearing Technologies

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.

Custom or COTS What's Your Need?

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.

Not Your Grandfather's Manufacturing

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.

A Quick Nod to Oliver Saari, Godfather of Spiroid

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.