Gear Production

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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.

ARTICLES

Emag VLC 100 C
  • Gear Production
  • Modular Gear Chamfering Machine Integrates into Production Lines

    Emag’s VLC 100 C gear tooth profile chamfering machine is a one of a series of modular machines that combine various Emag Group technologies on the same basic design.

    Nick Patel and Bruce Roberge
  • Gear Production
  • Closing the Loop

    Gathering information is worth it only if it’s put to practical use. Applying measurement data to streamline spiral bevel gear making clarifies the true value of the closed-loop process.

    W.M. Berg's hobbing operations
  • Gear Production
  • Lean Hobbing Gears on a Multi-Axis Machine

    Flexible machine tool provides this gear manufacturer with the ability to exceed customer expectations on quality, part accuracy and lead times, all while offering additional design benefits.

  • Gear Production
  • Vertical Gear Hobbing Machine for Large-Diameter Parts

    Koepfer America’s CLC series of heavy-duty, vertical gear hobbing offer a fully customizable solution for the gear hobbing of parts that are 7.874” (200-mm) diameter and larger.

    R&P Metrology RP 3000V inspection system
  • Gear Production
  • Inspection System Accommodates Long Broach Tools, Shaft Parts

    The RPS 3000V from R&P Metrology is a vertical inspection system designed for broach tools and shaft parts ranging to 3,000 mm in length and 500 mm in diameter.

    BLOGS

    Diesels Come to Colorado & Canyon (This Fall)

    That the Chevrolet Colorado and GMC Canyon midsize trucks—which have helped increase truck sales as they proven a supplement, not a detriment, to Siliverado and Sierra sales—were going to have a diesel was known from the get-go.

    The Automotive Future Is Closer: Mirai Is Available for Order

    The digital order book (i.e., you go through a website) for the hydrogen-fueled Toyota Mirai opened last week, and if you happen to be someone who qualifies to get the car (they are not planning on making a whole lot of them initially, so they want to make sure as much as possible that there is congruence between the buyer and the vehicle), then you’re going to be getting the future of automotive transportation at a fairly aggressive price for what is undoubtedly a vehicle that costs far, far more than it is stickered for.

    2015 Kia Soul EV+

    The Kia Soul EV—as in “electric vehicle”—takes the already well-done Soul and provides a slightly different spin on it.