Industry Zones

Gear Production

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.

Manufacturing Videos

Hobbing on a Turning Center

Featured Zone Content

Koepfer America CLC Horizontal Gear Hobbing Machines

By: Lori Beckman (editor)
Koepfer America’s CLC H series of heavy duty horizontal gear hobbing machines offer a competitive and fully customizable solution for high precision CNC horizontal gear hobbing, the company says.

Video: Racing Engine Oil Pump Gear Produced through Additive Manufacturing

By: Peter Zelinski
High complexity and low quantity made this critical part a candidate for 3D printing.

Roaring Out of the Recession

By: Russ Willcutt
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

By: Gary S. Vasilash
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

By: Simon White
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.

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