Gear Production

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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.


Exsys Eppinger gear hobber
  • Gear Production
  • Gear Hobber Enables Single-Operation Gear Cutting

    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 Genesis 400H hobber
  • Gear Production
  • Hobber Keeps Work Area Clean during Wet, Dry Work

    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.

    flank fracture
  • Gear Production
  • Sophisticated Software for Solid Gear Design

    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.

    turning a gear
  • Gear Production
  • Cutting Gears with Multitasking Machines

    Multitasking machines provide an excellent point of entry for machine shops interested in adding gear manufacturing to their list of capabilities, including power skiving.

    machining a bevel gear
  • Gear Production
  • Hobbing Bevel Gears on a Turn-Mill Center

    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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    Alcoa—Not Aluminum This Time

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    Another Audi Diesel

    When I saw the headline “Audi Faces Challenging Task in Japan” I immediately thought, “Uh-oh.