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Full Traction Differential With Hybrid Gearing

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US Patent:
7540821, Jun 2, 2009
Filed:
Oct 27, 2006
Appl. No.:
11/553603
Inventors:
Keith E. Gleasman - Fairport NY,
James Y. Gleasman - Rochester NY,
Paul W. Suwijn - Pittsford NY,
Assignee:
Torvec, Inc - Rochester NY
International Classification:
F16H 48/06
F16H 57/08
B26D 1/12
US Classification:
475227, 475344, 407 26
Abstract:
The compact, all-gear full-traction differential includes meshing pairs of side-gear worms and worm-wheel balance gears having a “hybrid” design. Preferably, the teeth of each side-gear worm have an involute profile but are cut with only plunge feed, while the teeth of the worm-wheel portions of the balance gears are helicoid worms having tip and root modifications made by a concave-shaped cutter. The side-gear worm teeth have a helix angle equal to or greater than 45° and significantly chamfered ends, and the gears are designed to provide a gear ratio between 1. 5:1 and 2. 5:1. The numbers of teeth in the spur-gear portion and worm-wheel portion of each balance gear and in each side-gear worm are all divisible by 2 or by 3, preferably by both 2 and 3.

Spherical Universal Coupling

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US Patent:
7632188, Dec 15, 2009
Filed:
Oct 25, 2007
Appl. No.:
11/924130
Inventors:
Keith E. Gleasman - Fairport NY,
Paul W. Suwijn - Pittsford NY,
Assignee:
Torvec, Inc. - Rochester NY
International Classification:
F16D 3/18
US Classification:
464 73, 464904
Abstract:
A pair of spherical gears connects the intersecting shafts of a CV-joint. One gear has internal teeth, and the other has external teeth. The gear design is based on pitch circles that are great circles on theoretical pitch spheres that are concentric and have identical radii. The internal teeth are either conically or spherically shaped, while the external tooth faces are cylindrical with tangential flat extensions. The spherical gears are shown on half-shafts. The preferred embodiments have six teeth on each gear, and one preferred embodiment also uses balls for the internal teeth. The gears, while rotating at high speeds under load, can intersect throughout a continuous maximum range of 60° or more in any direction.

Full Traction Differential With Hybrid Gearing

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US Patent:
RE44158, Apr 16, 2013
Filed:
May 20, 2011
Appl. No.:
13/112572
Inventors:
Keith E. Gleasman - Fairport NY,
Paul W. Suwijn - Pittsford NY,
Assignee:
Torvec, Inc. - Pittsford NY
International Classification:
F16H 48/06
F16H 57/08
B26D 1/12
US Classification:
475227, 475344, 407 26
Abstract:
The compact, all-gear full-traction differential includes meshing pairs of side-gear worms and worm-wheel balance gears having a “hybrid” design. Preferably, the teeth of each side-gear worm have an involute profile but are cut with only plunge feed, while the teeth of the worm-wheel portions of the balance gears are helicoid worms having tip and root modifications made by a concave-shaped cutter. The side-gear worm teeth have a helix angle equal to or greater than 45° and significantly chamfered ends, and the gears are designed to provide a gear ratio between 1. 5:1 and 2. 5:1. The numbers of teeth in the spur-gear portion and worm-wheel portion of each balance gear and in each side-gear worm are all divisible by 2 or by 3, preferably by both 2 and 3.

Spherical Universal Coupling

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US Patent:
2010006, Mar 18, 2010
Filed:
Nov 5, 2009
Appl. No.:
12/612774
Inventors:
Keith E. Gleasman - Fairport NY,
Paul W. Suwijn - Pittsford NY,
Assignee:
TORVEC, INC. - Rochester NY
International Classification:
F16D 3/18
US Classification:
464159
Abstract:
A pair of spherical gears connects the intersecting shafts of a CV-joint. One gear has internal teeth, and the other has external teeth. The gear design is based on pitch circles that are great circles on theoretical pitch spheres that are concentric and have identical radii. The internal teeth are either conically or spherically shaped, while the external tooth faces are cylindrical with tangential flat extensions. The spherical gears are shown on half-shafts. The preferred embodiments have six teeth on each gear, and one preferred embodiment also uses balls for the internal teeth. The gears, while rotating at high speeds under load, can intersect throughout a continuous maximum range of 60° or more in any direction.

Machine Tool Chip Removal System

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US Patent:
5586848, Dec 24, 1996
Filed:
May 2, 1995
Appl. No.:
8/433277
Inventors:
Paul W. Suwijn - Pittsford NY
Assignee:
The Gleason Works - Rochester NY
International Classification:
B65G 4746
B23C 100
B23F 2300
US Classification:
409137
Abstract:
Apparatus capable of performing wet and dry machining processes such as a hobbing machine for producing spur and helical gears, shafts, splines, and the like, by wet and dry hobbing methods. The apparatus comprises means to remove metal chips resulting from the wet and dry machining processes from the apparatus via respective independent wet and dry chip outlets. The chip removal means comprises a transfer means located in the machine base with the transfer means being reversible in direction in order to convey metal chips, emanating from the machining process, to the respective wet or dry chip outlet. The chip removal means enables metal chips from wet machining processes to be conveyed to and discharged from an outlet in one side surface and metal chips from dry machining processes to be conveyed to and discharged from an outlet in another side surface.

Detecting Tool Wear By Thermal Monitoring Of Workpiece

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US Patent:
5904457, May 18, 1999
Filed:
May 29, 1997
Appl. No.:
8/865602
Inventors:
Paul W. Suwijn - Pittsford NY
Hermann J. Stadtfeld - Richester NY
Assignee:
The Gleason Works - Rochester NY
International Classification:
B23F1/00
US Classification:
409 1
Abstract:
A method of monitoring the condition of a tool in a machining operation for producing a plurality of toothed workpieces. The process comprises measuring the temperature of at least a portion of the plurality of workpieces each at essentially a same predetermined amount of time after machining. The temperature of each measured workpiece is compared to at least one workpiece reference temperature value indicative of a wear condition of the tool. If the measured temperature is less than or equal to the workpiece reference temperature value, machining of subsequent parts continues, or, if the measured temperature is greater than the workpiece reference temperature, the machining operation is stopped.

Gear Hobbing Machine

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US Patent:
5228814, Jul 20, 1993
Filed:
Nov 25, 1991
Appl. No.:
7/797745
Inventors:
Paul W. Suwijn - Pittsford NY
Assignee:
The Gleason Works - Rochester NY
International Classification:
B23F 908
B24B 4900
US Classification:
409 12
Abstract:
Disclosed herein is a hobbing machine particularly for the production of spur and helical gears. The hobbing machine is characterized in that a separate mechanism for hob shifting is not required. The hob shifting, as well as other machine motions, is carried out by linear movement of the tool and workpiece relative to one another in up to three mutually perpendicular directions. The machine also includes tool support means to which the hobbing tool is mounted and which is rotatably adjustable for controlling the angular orientation of the hobbing tool. A control system including a computer controls the linear movements, angularly adjustable tool support movements, as well as the necessary timed rotations of the tool and workpiece.
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