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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.

Manufacturing Videos


Hobbing on a Turning Center

Featured Zone Content

Product paths

Optimizing the Production Path


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

Product paths

Optimizing the Production Path


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



Gleason Phoenix 280G bevel grinder

Bevel Gear Grinder Speeds Setup

By: Edited by Stephanie Monsanty
The Phoenix 280G bevel gear grinding machine from Gleason is designed for high productivity and reliability in grinding bevel gears ranging to 280 mm in diameter.

Design Software Enhances Bevel, Planetary Gear Features

By: Edited by Stephanie Monsanty
Version 5.1 of Dontyne Systems’ Gear Design Pro software suite includes updates for bevel gears, planetary gears and inspection, as well as licensing options.

Lightweight Gears for Robots

By: Russ Willcutt
As manufacturing design, equipment and processes evolve, new opportunities are springing up for gear makers in markets experiencing high rates of technological innovation, whether that be hybrid drive systems or industrial robotics.

Breton Gear Suite

Comprehensive Software Suite for Gear Design and CAM

By: Edited by Stephanie Monsanty
Breton SpA’s Breton Gear Suite is a complete software package featuring the company’s Gear Design and Gear CAM environments.

Rebranding the Frontier Industrialists

By: Russ Willcutt
The size of the parts they make are matched only by the personalities of the people who’ve made them, propelling this company forward for more than half a century.


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