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Published: 2/22/2018

Transfer Line Reduces Lead Time for Car Maker
To make bevel gears of different sizes with a three-minute line-cycle time, WMZ integrated three of its V300 machines with automation and measuring systems for reduced total lead time of 30 percent. 

Published: 6/1/2016

Clamp Bore Face Grinding and Honing Creates Higher-Quality Gear
Nagel's ECO 40 hone and SPV clamp bore face grinder helped Global Gear and Machining to produce gears with stringent bore-to-face perpendicularity tolerance.

Published: 5/1/2014

Custom Hobbing Tool Enables 45-Degree Angles
To machine helical gears at 45-degree angles, Gurecky installed a customized multifunctional machine from DMG Mori Ellison Technologies with a hobbing tool from Heimatec.

Published: 5/21/2008

Gear Manufacturer Cuts Costs By Reclaiming Used Tools
This gear manufacturer needed to reduce high costs resulting from replacing dull drill bits or sending them out for sharpening. With the XT3000 Xpandable tool sharpener from Darex, the shop has done just that. In addition, the device allows the comp...

Published: 12/21/2006

Gear Manufacturer Gains Efficiency With Tool Management System
When producing a large number of complex, high-value-added parts, processes are continually examined and optimized, and this influences the style and numbers of cutting tools that are used each day. Avon Gear Company (Rochester Hills, Michigan) know...

Published: 6/15/2003

Tooling Saves Shop 40 Hours Of Production Time Per Week
Facing a backlog on their Cincinnati and LeBlond vertical machining centers, the company was looking for a more efficient way to cut the keyways of the different sizes of shafts for the gear drive units.

Published: 10/15/2002

Casting For Customers
Gear shaping is a vital capability for job shops because it gives them the ability to handle jobs that can't be hobbed efficiently, like spur gears with narrow face widths, gears with close shoulders and the majority of internal gears.

Published: 4/15/1998

Turning Three Days Of Work Into Three Hours Of Work
Read how the Arbor Department of this major manufacturer greatly reduced set-up time to deal with increased capacity.

Published: 10/1/1997

Gear Manufacturer Expands Business Through Neo-Synthetic Coolant
his company continually strives for perfection and, in fact, has won several awards for exceptional performance in production gearing. Its prototype gears launched Xerox copiers and helped the moon buggy navigate the surface of the moon.