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 is undoubtedly known by anyone who cares, Sebastian Vettel of Infiniti Red Bull Racing, recently won his fourth Formula One world title in a row, which puts him in the ranks of Juan Manuel Fangio, Alain Prost and Michael Schumacher.
Although the Geneva Motor Show doesn’t occur until next March, Frank M.
One of the obvious-but-overlooked aspects of the auto industry is that all of those cars and trucks, all of those engines and bodies, all of those interiors and chassis are actually made in honest-to-goodness factories, places full of welding robots and stamping presses, machining centers and cutting tools devices, fixtures and material handling devices.
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