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Gear Production
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Gear Production is a new supplement to both Modern Machine Shop and Automotive Design & Production magazines. View a digital version of the supplement here. The Gear Production Zone covers all phases of gear manufacturing. That includes gear generation on traditional gear cutting and finishing equipment. Also covered is cutting gears on machining centers and other non-traditional equipment.

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Hobbing on a Turning Center

Featured Zone Content

Nick Patel and Bruce Roberge

Closing the Loop


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

An aftermarket replacement gear for mining applications

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.



Ingersoll Hosts Liebherr Gear Seminar

By: Russ Willcutt
Presentations from gear manufacturing experts and networking with industry colleagues make this event a valuable experience for everyone involved.

Gear Production, June 2015

Interacting with Automation

By: Russ Willcutt
Working in conjunction with robots, rather than simply harnessing their power, may represent the next step toward fully integrating machines into the industrial workplace.

Emag VLC 100 C

Modular Gear Chamfering Machine Integrates into Production Lines

By: Edited by Jedd Cole
Emag’s VLC 100 C gear tooth profile chamfering machine is a one of a series of modular machines that combine various Emag Group technologies on the same basic design.

Nick Patel and Bruce Roberge

Closing the Loop

By: Russ Willcutt
Gathering information is worth it only if it’s put to practical use. Applying measurement data to streamline spiral bevel gear making clarifies the true value of the closed-loop process.

W.M. Berg's hobbing operations

Lean Hobbing Gears on a Multi-Axis Machine

By: Matthew Jaster
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.


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