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Big Machining for Big Machinery

A significant investment in machining equipment, including an advanced five-axis, 6-meter profile grinding machine, is enabling this Southwestern shop to be more competitive at producing large-scale gears, shafts and other mining components.


Pavilion Highlights Partnerships in Multifunctional Gear Machining

In a niche market like gear manufacturing, the advantage goes to the company that seizes each opportunity when it comes to new technology.


Gearing Up to Make Big Gears

Over the years, this Indiana job shop/contract manufacturer developed a specialty in gear making. Now it is taking this specialty to a grander scale. Two large machines for high-precision internal gear grinding are the main anchors of the company’s ...


From Blank to Box

Global Gear & Machining created a new cell that requires no human intervention.


Cutting Spiral Bevel Gears On A Five-Axis Machining Center

To produce high-precision ring gears in low- to mid-volumes, an emerging option is the use of five-axis machining centers. Mitsui Seiki CNC vertical and horizontal machining centers are being used in this application.


Why We Use Honing

 A gear manufacturer describes the advantages it realizes by sizing and finishing bores through automated honing.


Internal Grinding Spindle Listens To See

This company has taken the use of acoustical technology for grinding machines in a different direction. It has placed a wide frequency acoustic sensor directly into the high frequency spindle of an internal grinder.


Getting In Gear With An Automated Cell

This production cell embodies several unusual but very effective concepts for keeping process variables under control with little operator intervention.


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