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Drake to Demonstrate Automated Worm Grinding at IMTS
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Drake to Demonstrate Automated Worm Grinding at IMTS

WARREN, OH - In Booth N-6918 at IMTS this year, Drake Manufacturing Services Co. will showcase its latest model GS:TE-LM 200 Linear Motor External Thread Grinding System. Although tooled to produce a dual lead worm, the machine can also grind a wide range of precision threads, ball screws, steering components, gages and complex thread forms. The show machine will be equipped with a robot load...

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Gleason Corporation Unveils New Cylindrical and Bevel Gear Production Capabilities at IPTEX 2012
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Gleason Corporation Unveils New Cylindrical and Bevel Gear Production Capabilities at IPTEX 2012

Rochester, NY December 8, 2011-Gleason Corporation will introduce a host of advanced new capabilities, technologies and localized customer support services at IPTEX 2012, February 9 - 12, 2012, Bombay Exhibition Center, Mumbai India, for the complete production and inspection of all types of cylindrical and bevel gears. Among the most significant of these will be: oGenesis® production...

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MHIA to Intensify Gear Cutting Machine Marketing in the U.S. and Aggressively Explore Demand for Overseas Production

Technological Expertise to be on Display at Gear Expo 2011 NEW YORK, Nov. 1, 2011 - Mitsubishi Heavy Industries America, Inc. (MHIA), wholly-owned subsidiary of Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI), is poised to further intensify its marketing activities in the U.S. and aggressively explore robust demand from U.S. manufacturers. These moves come amidst rising momentum for plant and equipment...

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MHI to Market 'ZGA2000' Large-Size Gear Grinding Machine: First in Japan Enabling High-Speed, High-Precision Machining of up to 2 Meter Diameter Workpieces Achieves Significant Idle Time Reduction and Enhanced Operability
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MHI to Market 'ZGA2000' Large-Size Gear Grinding Machine: First in Japan Enabling High-Speed, High-Precision Machining of up to 2 Meter Diameter Workpieces Achieves Significant Idle Time Reduction and Enhanced Operability

Tokyo, May 24, 2010 - On May 27 Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI) will begin full-scale marketing of the ZGA2000," a newly developed large-size gear grinding machine enabling, for the first time in Japan, the machining of external gears of workpieces up to 2 meters in diameter. Capable of the world's top level of high-speed, high-precision machining, the ZGA2000 will significantly reduce...

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Gleason Exhibits New Large Gear Production Technologies at Windpower 2010

Rochester, New York - Wind turbine gears produced by Gleason gear production machines and cutting tools supply over 50% of the world's wind energy. That percentage is expected to increase, with introduction of a host of advanced new technologies designed to improve production, quality and cost of even the very largest wind turbine gears. Visitors to the Gleason booth at Windpower 2010 can learn...

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Multifunction System offers complete cylindrical gear machining.
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Multifunction System offers complete cylindrical gear machining.

AGILUS® 180TH performs turning, drilling, milling, hobbing, and chamfering/deburring operations in one setup for all types of shaft- and disc-type cylindrical gears up to 180 mm dia with shaft lengths up to 500 mm. Equipped with tool turret for locating fixed or driven tools, machine also offers workpiece loading/unloading function and CNC-controlled tailstock. Universal automation...

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Corrosion, Discoloration, and Contamination of Gears

Steps to take for avoidance of imperfections in the aesthetics and surface integrity of gearworks Roscoe, IL - Forest City Gear recently disseminated the following tips to its employees and would like to share these ideas with the gearmaking community, as well as users and assemblers of gearworks. This information is provided for reference only and any further questions or comments should be...

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Bourn & Koch Launches New "Composite Platform" Products

First Machine Slated for 3rd Quarter 2009 as Vertical OD/ID Grinding Machine In 2007 Bourn & Koch Inc, Rockford, IL, USA, embarked on an initiative to bring to the global market innovative products to replace the legacy lines of Motch and Bullard turning centers, Springfield vertical grinders, Blanchard vertical rotary surface grinders, and Fellows mid range mechanical stroking gear shapers....

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Custom Gear & Machine, Inc. Expands Its Manufacturing Capabilities

Reishauer grinder with Siemens CNC cuts cycle time on one gear from 40 minutes down to six minutes with improved quality Roscoe, Illinois can make a claim to be the gear capital of the Midwest. Certainly, on a per capita basis, this small town 90 miles northwest of Chicago has its share of world-class gear companies. One of them, Custom Gear & Machine, Inc., has recently purchased an additional...

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Gear/Thread Grinder produces helical/spur gears.
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Gear/Thread Grinder produces helical/spur gears.

Holroyd Gear and Thread Grinder, model GTG2, offers precision grinding of helical/spur gears in diameters up to 350 mm. System enables users to grind small batches of gears to DIN and AGMA quality standards. On-board intelligence includes 3D scanning as well as stress prediction software which allows machine to optimize gear design. Machine can also produce master gears, precision prototyping,...

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