Gear Manufacturing Machines & Tools

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Gleason to Demonstrate New Solutions for Advanced Gear Production at IMTS 2016

June 23, 2016

Rochester, New York, USA Gleason will demonstrate brand new solutions in advanced gear manufacturing technology on Booth #N-7000 at IMTS 2016, covering a wide array of processes for the complete production and inspection of all types of bevel and cylindrical gears. Among the technologies to be exhibited are: Genesis® 260GX – New Threaded Wheel Grinding Powerhouse The 200/260GX... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Material Handling & Storage, Materials & Material Processing, Test & Measuring Instruments

KAPP NILES Demonstrates Mass Production Gear Grinding Solution, and Unveils a New Metrology Machine at the IMTS

June 21, 2016

Featured at the KAPP NILES booth are the KX 100 DYNAMIC, which turns convention on its head with the first ever “pick-up” work spindle, and the exciting presentation of measuring solutions by Penta Gear Metrology. BOULDER, Colo., (JUNE 14, 2016) - Kapp Niles will feature three machines in booth N-7036 at the International Manufacturing Technology Show (IMTS) September 12 – 17 in... Read More

Controls & Controllers, Machinery & Machining Tools

Mill-Turn Control offers enhanced cycles and features.

March 9, 2016

Graphics, interpolation turning, and gear hobbing capabilities of TNC 640 extend applicability to machining of large parts for power plants. CAD viewer supports .Step, .Iges, and .Dxf files and lets operator evaluate workpiece at control. For machine builders, M3D converter enables DCM (Dynamic Collision Monitoring). Other features include Cycle 880, for gear hobbing of external cylindrical and helical teeth, and manual probing function for determining 3D basic rotation for plane surface. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

GMTA News of Note

January 14, 2016

Ann Arbor, Michigan – GMTA (German Machine Tools of America) represents various top-quality German and other metalworking machine builder companies, including Wera Profilator, Praewema, K + G, Rasoma, FIMAT and BvL, as well as Arnold lasers and other equipment.  These machines are sold to the North American market by GMTA, primarily for gear and spline production, as well as other power... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Materials & Material Processing, Portable Tools

Dual-Spindle Gear Grinder uses completely dry process.

December 18, 2015

Featuring one spindle for skive hobbing and another for generating grinding, SG 160 SKY GRIND eliminates need for cutting oils. Process removes 90% of stock allowance with first pass using skive hobbing tool, which does not excessively heat workpiece. With second finishing pass, grinding wheel removes remaining stock without overheating workpiece. Structure with 2 spindles actuated by linear motors and simultaneous use of channels ensure chip-to-chip time of <2 sec.<br /> Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Hobbing Machine produces mid-sized gears.

September 8, 2015

Fitted with either dry or wet chip evacuation systems and respective dust or mist filter options, Genesis® 400H Gear Hobbing Machine is designed for workpieces up to 400 mm in diameter and module 8. Machine features high-speed drives to utilize advanced cutting tools, including high speed steel and carbide hobs. In addition to regular hobbing processes, 400H employs process options for form milling/gashing, cutting of multiple/cluster gears, and skive hobbing. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Mazak to Demo Adaptive Gear Machining Solutions at Gear Expo

September 1, 2015

Multi-Tasking technology tackles hobbing, forming, surfacing, skiving and gashing FLORENCE, Ky. – At Gear Expo 2015 in booth 1322, Mazak will use its INTEGREX i-100ST equipped with the latest MAZATROL SmoothX CNC to demonstrate how advanced Multi-Tasking machines can effectively perform today’s gear-making processes, from hobbing to skiving to gashing. Mazak Multi-tasking Machines,... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Test & Measuring Instruments

KAPP NILES Shows the ZE 800 and R&P Metrology's PM 750/1250 Portable Measuring Machine at the Gear Expo

July 30, 2015

The NILES ZE 800, along with the world’s first portable gear measuring machine, demonstrate flexibility and expandability at the KAPP NILES booth #2222 during the 2015 Gear Expo. BOULDER, CO, – The Kapp Niles ZE 800 Profile Gear Grinder and the PM 750/1250 portable gear inspection system from RP Metrology GmbH will be demonstrated in the Kapp Niles Booth #2222 at AGMA‘s Gear Expo... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Material Handling & Storage, Mechanical Power Transmission, Test & Measuring Instruments

Gleason Unveils New Gear Production, Workholding and Inspection Solutions at Gear Expo 2015

July 21, 2015

Rochester, NY — As the industry’s Total Gear Solutions Provider, Gleason will introduce advanced machines, tooling, and global customer support services covering a wide array of processes for the complete production and inspection of all types of bevel and cylindrical gears at GEAR EXPO 2015, October 20-22 at the Cobo Center in Detroit, Michigan. On display at booth #1017 will be: •... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Materials & Material Processing

New KAPP NILES ZP 12 Gives True Gear and Spline Ltd. True Gear Power

June 30, 2015

True Gear Spline Ltd. increases grinding capacity and product range with new NILES ZP 12 Cambridge, ON – True Gear Spline Ltd. has added CNC gear profile grinding to their machining capabilities with their newly installed NILES ZP 12 gear grinder. The recently redesigned NILES ZP 12 will allow True Gear Spline to grind larger gears, with much higher tolerance, and increased speed,... Read More

Controls & Controllers, Machinery & Machining Tools, Mechanical Power Transmission, Services

Local CNC Experts Help Chinese Company to Develop Radically Improved Gear Cutting Machine

June 9, 2015

• combining local expertise with NUM’s unique know-how in gear production helps achieve a machine that can outpace other gear hobbers. Naperville, IL, – NUM China has helped Betek to accelerate the development of a groundbreaking six-axis precision gear hobbing machine. By utilizing a direct-drive spindle and NUM’s ultra-precise electronic gearbox and renowned CNC gear hobbing... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Materials & Material Processing, Optics & Photonics

GMTA News of Note

March 20, 2015

Ann Arbor, Michigan – GMTA (German Machine Tools of America) represents various top-quality German metalworking machine builders, including Wera Profilator, K + G, Pittler, Praewema and WMZ, as well as Arnold lasers and Rosink parts washers.  These machines are sold to the North American market exclusively by GMTA, primarily for gear and spline production, as well as other power transmission... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Material Handling & Storage, Materials & Material Processing, Mechanical Power Transmission, Test & Measuring Instruments

Gleason to Demonstrate Advanced Bevel Gear Production and Enhanced Inspection Solutions at CIMT 2015

February 11, 2015

ROCHESTER, NEW YORK, USA, – In its continuing mission to be the industry’s Total Gear Solutions Provider, Gleason will demonstrate advanced machines, tooling, and global customer support services at CIMT 2015, covering a wide array of processes for the complete production and inspection of all types of bevel and cylindrical gears. Visitors to Gleason Booth W3-151 will be introduced to these... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Materials & Material Processing

Star SU LLC to Produce Scudding® Tools for Profilator

January 16, 2015

HOFFMAN ESTATES, IL. — Star SU LLC has formed an alliance with Profilator to manufacture Scudding® tools for the global market and in North America in cooperation with GMTA in Ann Arbor, Michigan.  Scudding® is the radical improvement on traditional power skiving technology for gear production, long proven in the market to be faster, more accurate and versatile in use.  Often thought to be... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

GMTA News of Note

December 18, 2014

Ann Arbor, Michigan – GMTA (German Machine Tools of America) represents various top-quality German metalworking machine builders, including Wera Profilator, K + G, Pittler, Praewema and WMZ, as well as Arnold lasers and Rosink parts washers.  These machines are sold to the North American market exclusively by GMTA, primarily for gear and spline production, as well as other power transmission... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Gear Shaping Machine delivers up to 3,000 strokes/minute.

November 17, 2014

With static and dynamically stiff machine concept, aided by twin-bearing crankshaft design, Model 100S is suited to small face width gears, including spur and helical gears, both internal and external, as well as automotive synchro rings and tapered gears. Machine provides dry machining cycle as standard; wet machining is available as option. In addition, machine offers optional automatic adjustment of stroke position after re-sharpening of shaper cutting tool. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

GMTA News of Note

November 4, 2014

Ann Arbor, Michigan – GMTA (German Machine Tools of America) represents various top-quality German metalworking machine builders, including Wera Profilator, Pittler, Praewema and WMZ, as well as Arnold lasers and Rosink parts washers.  These machines are sold to the North American market exclusively by GMTA, primarily for gear and spline production, as well as other power transmission and... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Dry-Cut Hobbing Machine can mass produce small-diameter gears.

September 9, 2014

Accommodating up to 100 mm dia gears, GE10A can be used with FANUC or Siemens CNC control and offers radial and axial travel speed of 20,000 mm/min; higher speeds can be achieved via adoption of direct drive motors in main spindle and table. Loader, minimizing workpiece changing time, reduces idle time to 2 sec. Along with 100 mm max workpiece dia and 500 rpm table speed, features include max hob dia x cutting length of 100 x 300 mm, 280 mm hob shift, and 3,500 rpm max hob rotation speed. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Bourn & Koch Adds to Gear Shaper Offering

August 21, 2014

HOFFMAN ESTATES, IL. — The Bourn Koch Fellows HS2550-600 CNC Hydrostroke™ Gear Shaper is a true bridge type 100” gear shaper with a 0” center distance reach even when the outside diameter of the gear is 100”.  A 24” (600 mm) stroke length allows long face width capability with a CNC controlled spindle for programming stroke positioning, stroke length and stroking speeds in both the... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Material Handling & Storage, Materials & Material Processing, Test & Measuring Instruments

Gleason to Demonstrate Advanced Bevel and Cylindrical Gear Production and Inspection Solutions at IMTS 2014

July 15, 2014

ROCHESTER, NEW YORK, USA — In its continuing mission to be the industry’s Total Gear Solutions Provider, Gleason will demonstrate advanced machines, tooling, and global customer support services at IMTS 2014, covering a wide array of processes for the complete production and inspection of all types of bevel and cylindrical gears. Visitors to Gleason Booth #N-7000 will be introduced to these... Read More