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.
The Liebherr LGG 180 and 280 grinding machines use a one-table design and updated grinding head to quicken twist-free profile and generating grinding.
R&P Metrology’s RPG PM 750/1250 portable gear metrology machine, available from Kapp Technologies, is able to check spur and helical gears of virtually any size.
DMG MORI will exhibit its DMC 80 FD DuoBlock multitasking machine offering power skiving capabilities.
Gosiger Automation offers a grinding cell that combines an Okuma GA-47 grinder with a FANUC robot that is equipped with a vision system.
Transor Filter will showcase its latest filtration system, designed for applications of one micron filtration (OMF), including ceramic applications and filtration for crankshafts.
Car and Driver.
It has been several years since we’ve had the opportunity to drive—maybe that should be pilot—a Bentley, but our recollection is that it is the most sumptuous and powerful car we’ve ever been in.
Generally, it seems that when people think about high-tech automotive components, they tend to think of things that are more along the lines of things silicon-based.