Inside Gear Expo 2015
Billed as “The Drive Technology Show,” this year’s event featured new machine designs and cutting tools, heat-treat processes, and materials and hardening processes for hybrid transmission applications.
Tool Grinder Improves Thermal Stability
The Star NTG-4L tool and cutter grinder from Star SU is designed for manufacturing, sharpening and reconditioning a variety of cutting tools with high productivity and precision.
Profile Grinder Speeds Cycle Times
Sampuntensili’s G 250 generating and profile grinding machine, available from Star SU, is designed for cylindrical gears with a maximum outer diameter of 250 mm and shafts as long as 550 mm.
Star SU to Offer Straightening Machine Line
Gear cutting machinery supplier Star SU (Hoffman Estates, Illinois) has agreed to provide U.S. sales and after-sales service of manual and automatic straightening machines from Italian manufacturer Galdabini.
Gear Shaving Machine
The Raso 200 CNC gear shaving machine from Sicmat shaves gears from 6 to 200 mm in diameter and module 0.8 to 5.0 mm.
Hob And Shaper Cutter Aids Sharpening Of Reliefs
Star SU manufactures Sykes-style herringbone cutters and offers tool resharpening machines for sharpening the face and relief lip on the herringbone cutters. The PTG-1 hob and shaper cutter resharpening system includes software for the special relief grinding of Sykes cutters. This five-axis grinding machine features a Num Axium CNC control, Numrotoplus software, integrated automatic part probing, automatic wheel probing, and on-board wheel dressing.