Gear Production is a new supplement to both Modern Machine Shop and Automotive Design & Production magazines. View a digital version of the supplement here. The Gear Production Zone covers all phases of gear manufacturing. That includes gear generation on traditional gear cutting and finishing equipment. Also covered is cutting gears on machining centers and other non-traditional equipment.
Emag’s VLC 100 C gear tooth profile chamfering machine is a one of a series of modular machines that combine various Emag Group technologies on the same basic design.
Gathering information is worth it only if it’s put to practical use. Applying measurement data to streamline spiral bevel gear making clarifies the true value of the closed-loop process.
Flexible machine tool provides this gear manufacturer with the ability to exceed customer expectations on quality, part accuracy and lead times, all while offering additional design benefits.
Koepfer America’s CLC series of heavy-duty, vertical gear hobbing offer a fully customizable solution for the gear hobbing of parts that are 7.874” (200-mm) diameter and larger.
The RPS 3000V from R&P Metrology is a vertical inspection system designed for broach tools and shaft parts ranging to 3,000 mm in length and 500 mm in diameter.
Mazda—as we’ve said in this space many times—is the mainstream manufacturer that has consistently had the best design for its products across the board.
While the drive to reduce emissions from cars and trucks is on-going, the automakers are faced with adding technology to vehicles that cost consumers money, but which can’t be appreciated the same way, say, LED headlamps or satellite radio can.
A couple weeks ago we mentioned that one of the places that Gearheads need to go at some point in their lives is the Petersen Automotive Museum in Los Angeles. . .but not until December 2015, when the museum, which is undergoing massive refurbishment, reopens.