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.
New scheduling and resource allocation gives this gear manufacturer the flexibility to cut down on shop floor backlogs and bottlenecks.
Harnessing the latest abrasives technology enables this shop to grind huge gears complete from blanks, eliminating multiple machining steps and providing a smooth surface finish.
Exsys Tool Inc. offers a range of Eppinger precision gear solutions suited for applications including machinery, automation and robotics.
The CLC H series of heavy-duty horizontal gear hobbing machines from Koepfer America are customizable for high-precision gear hobbing.
Sandvik Coromant’s InvoMilling 1.0 software enables flexible manufacturing of gears and splines on universal five-axis machining centers.
While Nissan may not have been the first OEM to offer it, but its “Around View Monitor” (AVM) technology is (1) impressive and (2) widely available throughout the company’s lineup, not just something that’s kept for top-of-the-line models.
As you may have heard, there was a bit of a contretemps between the heads of design for Bentley and Lincoln (Luc Donckerwolke and David Woodhouse, respectively) regarding the design of and the name of the Lincoln Continental Concept, or at least Donckerolke suggested that Lincoln ripped off the design of the Bentley Flying Spur, and then there is the issue of the name “Continental,” which has associations with both vehicle manufacturers (though Lincoln has the edge on that one). Which brings us to Istanbul.
One of the features of modern transportation is the orange traffic cone, which is usually spotted in seemingly endless lines.