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.
During the economic downturn, investments in technology and training, coupled with trimming waste in all areas of production, resulted in a stronger company with a healthier bottom line once the financial skies had cleared.
The men and women at Ford Sharonville have turned the art of gear making into a science. They make them precisely. And they make plenty of them.
New software is designed to deliver increased innovation, faster time to market and improved product quality for ground vehicle, wind turbine and geared transmission manufacturers.
The Liebherr LGG 180 and 280 grinding machines use a one-table design and updated grinding head to quicken twist-free profile and generating grinding.
R&P Metrology’s RPG PM 750/1250 portable gear metrology machine, available from Kapp Technologies, is able to check spur and helical gears of virtually any size.
In January, Mazda de Mexico Vehicle Operation (MMVO) started production of the Mazda3; last week the new Mazda2—which is known as the Demio in Japan and which will be a 2016 model when launched in the U.S.—went into production in the plant in Salamanca.
This coming weekend there will be the sixth of eight FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) races.
One thing you may not know about Kia is that the rapidly growing vehicle manufacturer is “The Official Automotive Partner of the NBA.” Yes, that’s as in National Basketball Association.