Gear Production is a 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.
Available from Exsys Tool, the Eppinger gear hobber attachment for live turret stations enables single-setup, single-operation gear cutting for the generation of splines as well as spur and helical gears.
Gleason’s Genesis 400H hobbing machine for gears as large as 400 mm in diameter and module of 8 mm is designed for the manufacture of gears in truck, agriculture and construction applications as well as job shop tasks.
Whether your computer platform is standalone or part of a suite, desktop or on the cloud, there’s a gear design package developed specifically to meet your needs.
Multitasking machines provide an excellent point of entry for machine shops interested in adding gear manufacturing to their list of capabilities, including power skiving.
After deciding to manufacture bevel gears for its own purposes in-house, Index developed a “gear hobbing package” that transforms its R200 and R300 turn-mill centers into gear cutting machines.
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When you say “Alcoa” in this industry, the first thought of those in the steel industry probably runs to the 2015 F-150 and then to a word that we can’t use here.
When I saw the headline “Audi Faces Challenging Task in Japan” I immediately thought, “Uh-oh.