GEAR PRODUCTION

ERP System Enables Gearmaker to Achieve Needed Agility

ERP software enabled a New York gearmaker to improve scheduling practices to meet the increasing demands of customers.
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ERP System Enables Gearmaker to Achieve Needed Agility

ERP software enabled a New York gearmaker to improve scheduling practices to meet the increasing demands of customers.
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Profilator S Machines Capable of Various Gear Machining Operations

GMTA, the North American distributor of Profilator, has added S-type machines using the process modules it already supplies.
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The Hera 90 Gear Hobbing Machine Features Conversational Programming

Helios Gear Products (formerly Koepfer America) offers the Hera 90, a gear hobbing machine equipped with aFANUC 0i-MF control and servo motors, direct-drive hob and work spindles, and a Heidenhain linear scale on the X axis for repeatable size control.
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Grinding Machine Processes Longer Shafts

Liebherr has introduced the LGG 400 M model grinding machine that fits the same footprint as the previous, smaller LGG 280 M.
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Manual Gear Gage Reduces Risk of Damaging Part

Marposs has released its M62 Flex manual bench gage system for the production floor, which provides the flexibility to measure gears with different diameters without mechanical retooling.
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Eight-Axis Gear Hobbing Center Highlights Speed, Rigidity

IMTS 2018: Affolter Technologies is showcasing its gear hobbing center AF110 plus, an eight-axis machine with a cutter-spindle speed ranging to 12,000 rpm.
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Bourn & Koch to Host Open House During IMTS Week

Bourn & Koch is hosting an open house at its Rockford, Illinois headquarters during IMTS in September, 2018.
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Collet Chucks Overcome Distortion for Automated Gear Machining

To accommodate its customers’ need for just-in-time orders of small batches of gears, this company’s automated manufacturing cells rely on collet chucks that overcome a common distortion issue arising from tapping and heat treatment. 
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Bourn & Koch Hires National Sales Manager

Bourn & Koch adds Rob Swiss to the company as national sales manager for gear manufacturing machinery.
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Updated Gear Machines Increase Speed, Productivity

IMTS 2018: Bourn & Koch Inc. adds the 100H-T gear hobber and updated Fellows 10-4 gear shaper to its lineup of gear manufacturing and precision grinding machines.
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Segmented Collet Clamps Cylindrical, Bevel Gear Bores

Gleason has introduced a segmented collet designed to improve the clamping of cylindrical and bevel gear bores from 20 to 100 mm in diameter.
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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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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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Horn Continues Growth Path

The company highlighted its facility expansions and new cutting tool technologies during a recent open house at its global headquarters in Tübingen, Germany.
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Manufacturing News of Note: May 2017

AME opens an engineering training department, Kapp Niles launches a new metrology business and more industry news.
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Gear Skiving Machine Cuts Internal Gears, Stacked Pinion Gears

Mitsubishi Heavy Industries’ MMS300 Super Skiving gear machine is intended to maximize the performance of the company’s three-tier skiving tool.
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