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.
Northfield Precision’s Model 650 sliding-jaw air chuck, with 0.0001" TIR, features quick-change jaws and a hard stop.
Available from Liebherr Gear Technology, the Wenzel WGT 280 gear-measuring machine is designed to measure gears smaller than 280 mm in diameter as well as rotationally symmetrical parts.
Riten Industries offers its Raptor series of live centers for hobbing, cutting and grinding in gear applications.
Gleason’s 600PS power-skiving machine is designed for cylindrical internal and external gear production.
Liebherr offers a hobbing machine equipped with a separate chamfer cut unit for deburring and chamfering workpieces ranging to 180 mm.
As OEMs rush toward providing ever more telematics capabilities into their vehicles, results from a survey from Insurance.com ought to give them some pause.
This is a proposed drawing of the Audi Q1, a compact SUV that is going into production at the Audi plant in Ingolstadt in 2016: Stated Rupert Stadler, chairman of the board of management of Audi AG, “The Audi Q1 is part of our broad-based SUV strategy.” As of right now, the strategy comprises the Audi Q3, RS Q3, Q5, SQ5, and Q7.
One of the interesting things that Alan Mulally did early on in his tenure at Ford was to bring back the Taurus.
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