TechBlog #2 | REXS Version 1.3 Released

The free format for exchanging gearbox data minimizes maintenance and data transfer errors for communicating between different tools. The latest version of the manufacturer-neutral interface is now available.

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“The REXS interface has been significantly improved with regard to both content and usability since it was first published in 2017. The way it continues to be embraced by the industry shows that we are on the right track. The latest version has benefitted from a wide range of input from industry, research, and software companies.“
Stephan Evert, Head of R&D Analysis Tools and Methods Development at Schaeffler and Head of the FVA REXS Project Committee

What’s new in version 1.3:

- Shaft geometry and load capacity parameters have been extended to include description of notches according to DIN 743.
- The contact behavior between the rolling elements and the raceway or rib of rolling bearings can now be represented in detail.
- Modeling of the relationship between flank, tool, and manufacturing data has been extended and standardized for all gear types.
-In addition to detailed description of cylindrical and bevel gear geometry in REXS, it is now possible to reference other interface files.

­REXS in the FVA-Workbench 6.0

The FVA-Workbench 6.0 drive technology simulation platform supports the current version of the REXS interface, making a significant contribution to the efficient exchange of data.

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