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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

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Gleason 300 GMS analytical gear inspection system

Analytical Inspection System Suitable for Fine-Pitch Gears

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The 300GMS analytical gear inspection system from Gleason enables faster complete inspection of smaller gears such as those used in automotive and aerospace applications, as well as gear-cutting tools and non-gear parts.

ZF nine-speed transmission

ZF Goes to Nine Speeds

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

LC 180 gear hobbing machine

Producing Precision Gears

By: Gary S. Vasilash
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 gears for its own requirements.

Mark Albert, Editor-in-Chief, Modern Machine Shop

Three Cheers for Gears

By: Mark Albert
As a class of workpieces, gears may be one of the most important, and certainly one of the most interesting, in the manufacturing industry.

A Breakthrough in Power Skiving

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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 internal gears are produced.


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