KHK USA's engineering staff frequent contribute to technical publications. This page details the various articles that have been written by our staff on topics related to the design of gearing, the types of gearing, and how gears are used throughout the industry. 

Understanding the Choice of Pressure Angle in the Design of Spur or Helical Gearing by Brian Dengel - Originally published in Gear Solutions Magazine - Sept 2017

Understanding the How and Why of Choosing the Right Pitch can make all the difference in the Successful Design of High-Quality Gears by Brian Dengel - Originally published in Gear Solutions Magazine - Oct 2017 

Plastic Gears are the Future by Brian Dengel - Originally published in Machine Design Magazine - Nov 2017

How the Jetsons undermined the understanding of an entire (gear) industry by Brian Dengel - Originally published in Design World Magazine - Nov 2017

Exploring the Hows and Whys of Choosing the Proper Center Distance for your Gearing Requirements by Brian Dengel - Originally published in Gear Solutions Magazine - Dec 2017 

Making the Best Selection - There are Different Types of Gears to Choose From Depending on the Orientation of the Application by Brian Dengel - Originally published in Gear Solutions Magazine - Jan 2018

What are You Made of? - Different Materials Make Gears Suitable for the Desired Application by Brian Dengel - Originally published in Gear Solutions Magazine - Feb 2018

IS IT STRONG ENOUGH? - The Selection of Plastic as a Material for Gearing Applications by Brian Dengel - Originally published in Gear Solutions Magazine - Mar 2018