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Exploring the: Gear Production Zone
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Closing the Loop

Gathering information is worth it only if it’s put to practical use. Applying measurement data to streamline the manufacturing of spiral bevel gears makes clear the true value of the closed-loop process.


Lean Hobbing Gears on a Multi-Axis Machine

Flexible machine tool provides this gear manufacturer with the ability to exceed customer expectations on quality, part accuracy and lead times, all while offering additional design benefits.


Optimizing the Production Path

New scheduling and resource allocation gives this gear manufacturer the flexibility to cut down on shop floor backlogs and bottlenecks.


Grinding Big Gears from Blanks

Harnessing the latest abrasives technology enables this shop to grind huge gears complete from blanks, eliminating multiple machining steps and providing a smooth surface finish.


Roaring Out of the Recession

During the economic downturn, investments in technology and training, coupled with trimming waste in all areas of production, resulted in a stronger company with a healthier bottom line once the financial skies had cleared.


Inside Ford Sharonville Transmission: Producing 19 Million Gears a Year

The men and women at Ford Sharonville have turned the art of gear making into a science. They make them precisely. And they make plenty of them.


Driveline Design for Superior Gears

New software is designed to deliver increased innovation, faster time to market and improved product quality for ground vehicle, wind turbine and geared transmission manufacturers.


ZF Goes to Nine Speeds

To help global automakers achieve greater fuel efficiency, ZF Friedrichshafen AG is developing transmissions that are deploying an increasing number of gears.


Producing Precision Gears

They needed precision gears of a variety of sizes and configurations, so what did Liebherr do more than 60 years ago? It designed, engineered and built its own gear-making equipment, which became one of its businesses. And yes, it still produces gea...


A Breakthrough in Power Skiving

Advances in machine design, cutting tools and process simulation software have finally converged, making it possible for Gleason to offer a practical and highly productive power skiving solution. Here’s how the new process can revolutionize the way ...


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