Machinery & Machining Tools, Mechanical Power Transmission, Robotics

BENZ IMTS Booth to Feature Advanced German-Engineered Tooling Products

May 19, 2016

HICKORY, N.C. — BENZ Inc. will present several tooling systems during IMTS 2016 (International Manufacturing Technology Show), September 12–17 at McCormick Place in Chicago. Showing in Booth W-2445, BENZ will feature its LinA broaching tools, crown gear technology for heavy-duty machining, adjustable angle heads for machining difficult angles, and production-enhancing modular quick-change... Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

Flange Gearbox utilizes helical gear technology.

February 26, 2016

Offered in 3 frame sizes, SPH Flange Planetary Gearbox is rated for up to 450 Nm nominal and 675 Nm acceleration torque in largest size. Helical gears are precision cut and ground for quiet, smooth torque transmission with standard backlash rating of <3 arcmin for single stage ratios. For applications that require more precision, gearbox can be assembled for reduced backlash at <1 arcmin. ISO 9409 compatible output flange allows for mounting of machine elements such as pinions and pulleys. Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

Planetary Inline Flange Gearbox combines power and precision.

February 25, 2016

Based around precision cut and ground helical gears, SPH Flange (SPH-F) offers quiet and smooth torque transmission with standard backlash of <3 arcmin for single-stage ratios. Reduced backlash, at <1 arcmin, is available for applications requiring increased precision. Able to be used within confined spaces, gearbox also features ISO 9409-compatible output flange that facilitates mounting of various machine elements. Ratings reach up to 450 Nm (nominal) and 675 Nm (acceleration torque). Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Mechanical Power Transmission

Gearbox with MLG Support supports all 100 GbE media types.

December 18, 2015

Manufactured with 28 nm lithography in 17 x 17 mm footprint, Alaska® C 88X5111 integrates Multilink Gearbox (MLG) functionality, enables 100 Gbps full duplex transmission, and performs all physical layer functions required for diverse media. Line interface complies with IEEE 802.3BJ and supports Reed Solomon Forward Error Correction (RS-FEC) function required for 100G-CR4, 100G-KR4, and 100G-SR4 operation as well as auto-negotiation and coefficient training protocol required by IEEE 802.3.<br /> Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

Planetary Gearbox targets food and beverage production.

December 2, 2015

Constructed of stainless steel, PSS Inline Planetary Gearbox helps alleviate worry about sanitation during food and beverage processing. Unit can handle ratios from 4 to 100:1 and is adaptable to several NEMA C-frame motors. Featuring rounded housing that makes it difficult for bacteria to grow and spread, IP69K compliant gearbox is able to withstand harsh washdown environments. Read More

Material Handling & Storage, Mechanical Power Transmission, Robotics

ABB to Feature Its Flexible Robotic Gear Handling Cell Technology at Gear Expo 2015

October 14, 2015

The cell is used to transfer gears between alloy trays and baskets in the heat treatment process, replacing manual handling and improving system performance and uptime. AUBURN HILLS, Mich.  - ABB Robotics will feature its Robotic Gear Handling Cell technology at Gear Expo 2015, October 20th – 22nd at the Cobo Center in Detroit (Booth # 1039). The cell is used to transfer gears between... Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission, Transportation Industry Products

Magellan Aerospace to Provide Landing Gear Assemblies to Messier-Bugatti-Dowty

October 9, 2015

TORONTO - Magellan Aerospace ("Magellan") announced today that it has been awarded a follow on contract to provide nose and main landing gear components and kitted assemblies to Messier-Bugatti-Dowty ("MBD") for major commercial aircraft customers. Magellan has produced these complex machined components for MBD since 2009. The parts are manufactured in Magellan's divisions in New York, New... Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

Lampin Puts Right Angle Gearboxes in the Right Hands

October 2, 2015

Outstanding Results From Direct Mail Samples for MITRPAK UXBRIDGE, Mass., – Lampin Corporation, an employee owned manufacturer of precision components in Massachusetts, recently began making samples of their MITRPAK right angle gearbox available to OEMs and other potential users who would benefit from the reliable, smooth operation of MITRPAK right angle gearboxes. "Lampin produces... Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

Bevel/Helical Gearboxes employ 2-stage design.

October 2, 2015

Primarily intended to drive logistics systems, RO2 series achieves 20 reduction ratios from 5.2:1 to 51.5:1 with 2 gear sets: bevel at input and helical at output. One-piece housing and fixing holes promote torsional rigidity to fittings. Sizes include RO02, RO12, RO22, and RO32 with respective max torque ratings of 120, 120, 330, and 550 Nm and hollow output shafts of 25, 30, 35, and 40 mm.<br /> Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

ASCO Sintering Co. Custom Manufacturers New Advanced Shift by Wire Components for the Automotive Industry

September 15, 2015

Effective September 1st 2015 ASCO Sintering Co. will begin supplying a tier 1 automotive supplier with new multiple automotive sintered components used in 2016 MY “Shift by Wire” technology for effortless gear shifting. The Compound gear, Output Gear, Trigger Arm, Trigger link and couplings are net shape and were custom engineered and produced using a broad spectrum of  advanced powder... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Material Handling & Storage, Mechanical Power Transmission

EXSYS to Spotlight Advanced Gearboxes, Lathe Tooling at SOUTH-TEC 2015

September 10, 2015

SAN ANTONIO, Fla., – Manufacturers in search of precision gear solutions or productive tooling for CNC lathes should stop by booth 1143 at SOUTH-TEC 2015, taking place October 27 – 29 at the Charlotte Convention Center in North Carolina. Here, EXSYS Tools, Inc. will showcase the latest gearboxes, tool holders and adapter systems it offers from EPPINGER. Suited for a range of... Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

EXSYS to Show New Line of Precision Gear Solutions at Gear Expo

September 3, 2015

SAN ANTONIO, Fla., – EXSYS Tool, Inc. will showcase its new line of high-quality EPPINGER gearboxes and custom gear-making services for a wide variety of industries at Gear Expo 2015 in booth 1731. EXSYS is the wellknown North American supplier of high-precision, German-made EPPINGER live and fixed toolholders as well as modular adapter systems – both for CNC turning centers - and just... Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

ASCO Sintering Wins 2105 Grand Prize from MPIF for Advanced Medical Surgical Device Using Planetary Gear System

July 21, 2015

Sam Moorman, Sales Engineer, ASCO Sintering, California, USA accepted a Grand Prize Award in the Medical/Dental Category of the 2015 Powder Metallurgy Design Excellence Awards Competition.  The MPIF award was given for a sinter-hardened steel planetary gear system, featuring a carrier with an integrated sun gear and three planetary gears. The miniature system is used in a single-use, portable,... 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

Mechanical Power Transmission

Planetary Gearboxes ease disassembly from machine.

June 25, 2015

Suitable for harsh applications, 300 Series offers torque range of 1,000&ndash;1,287,000 Nm and gear ratios from 3.4&ndash;5,234. FDK version, with hollow shaft and 2 keys at 120°, uses axial locking ring with threaded holes for reliable shaft mounting. Keyed hollow shaft is available in sizes ranging from 300&ndash;310. FZP version, available in sizes from 311&ndash;325, features splined hollow shaft which meets DIN 5480 standard, and also includes axial locking key with threaded holes for mounting. Read More

Material Handling & Storage, Mechanical Power Transmission

EXSYS Gearbox and Toolholding Solutions Take Center Stage at WESTEC

June 9, 2015

SAN ANTONIO, Fla. – At WESTEC 2015, Sept. 15-17, EXSYS Tool, Inc. will showcase a wide range of advanced manufacturing technologies in booth 1919. On display will be new gearbox solutions along with toolholding innovations that include the EPPINGER brand Compacto™ C3, C4, C5 and C6 base holder system as well as the PRECI-FLEX® modular quick-change tooling system. EPPINGER’s new line of... 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

Mechanical Power Transmission

Spur Gear and Pinion Manufacturing

May 13, 2015

Autotrol is now offering its 50+ year's experience in the manufacture of fine tooth spur gears and pinions to the market place. Our capabilities include the molding, hobbing, screw machining and assembly of spur gears and pinions, down to a pitch as fine as 80 Dp.  If you have a precision gearing requirement, let Autotrol be your solution, we look forward to working with you. ISO 9001... Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission, Green & Clean

Planetary Gear Units offer up to 5,450 kNm torque.

April 22, 2015

Available in 10 sizes with torque range from 1,700&ndash;5,450 kNm, Planurex 3 Series features compact design that enables space-saving, high transmission ratios to be achieved. Size grading is harmonized to minimize jump in power ratings between different sizes. All sizes can absorb peak loads up to twice their nominal torque. Part of Integrated Drive System, planetary gear units are typically used as roller press and central drives for tube mills in mines and cement plants. Read More

Controls & Controllers, Mechanical Power Transmission

Designatronics, Inc. to Exhibit Mechanical Components and Motion Control Assemblies at AUVSI Unmanned Systems 2015

April 9, 2015

New Hyde Park, NY – Designatronics, a leader in comprehensive mechanical solutions for critical motion control applications will be exhibiting at AUVSI Unmanned Systems 2015, May 5-7, 2015 in Atlanta, GA. Located in booth 1249, Designatronics will be showing a variety of custom parts, standard components and assemblies used in unmanned systems on land, sea and air. Examples of precision gears... Read More