GEAR PRODUCTION

NEWS

Senator Visits Niagara Gear to Discuss Employee Stock Ownership

U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand will use what she learned at the plant to support legislation encouraging employee stock ownership in the country.
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Gear Hobbing Machine Provides Versatility for Short-Term Production

Liebherr has released the LC 280 α gear hobbing machine for short-term production jobs.
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Automotive

How Dry Grinding Permits Coolant-Free Gear Making

Grinding the external forms of automotive gears came to be the last step still needing coolant. This machine eliminates cutting fluid by combining gear grinding with dry skiving in the same cycle.
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Turn/Mill

Multitasking Machines Perform Gear Work, Traditional Machining

Gear Expo 2017: Mazak will demonstrate its multitasking equipped with the latest Mazatrol Smooth CNC and Mazak Smooth Gear Cutting Solutions for making precision gears of all shapes and sizes.
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Grinding

Grinding Machine Includes Software for Parameterization

Gear Expo 2017: Kapp Niles will release its KNe3G grinding machine.
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Grinding

Grinding Center Sharpens Gear Tools

Gear Expo 2017: Haas will feature the Multigrind five-axis grinding center, which was designed for manufacturing and sharpening gear tools such as hobs.
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Gear Skiving Machines with Direct-Drive Tables Handle High Workpiece Speeds

EMO 2017: Liebherr will feature its LK 300 and 500 gear skiving machines, which are based on components of corresponding large hobbing machines. 
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HMCs

HMC Skiving Consolidates Gear Machining

A rigid machine platform and the right CNC promise to reduce stackup error and cycle times for both established gear-making operations and new players.
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Cutting Tools

Manufacturing News of Note: June 2017

Sandvik Coromant and Zimmerman appoint new presidents, DeVry University launches advanced manufacturing classes, and more industry news.
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NEWS

DMG MORI to Host Grand Opening of Houston Facility

The event will offer machine demonstrations and seminars.
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