Inside Gear Expo 2015

Billed as “The Drive Technology Show,” this year’s event featured new machine designs and cutting tools, heat-treat processes, and materials and hardening processes for hybrid transmission applications.

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Poised to celebrate its centennial anniversary in 2016, the American Gear Manufacturers Association (AGMA) returned to the Motor City for an excellent Gear Expo October 20-22, 2015. Immediately following the association’s Fall Technical Meeting, the event was co-located with the ASM Heat Treating Society’s Conference & Exposition. Education sessions were conducted throughout the day at the Solution Center found on the convention hall floor.

Identifiable themes included new materials, designs and processes for producing cutting-edge gearing for hybrid drive systems, gear-specific automation presented by companies such as ABB, spindle rebuild services provided by Cincinnati Gearing Systems and a program to “repower” certain existing machines available from Koepfer America.

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