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   Gear Manufacturing Technology Update       January 11, 2023

Large Gear Grinding: Reducing nonproductive time increases large-gear production

The way to increase production, especially with the largest gears, is to decrease nonproductive time with improved strategies. To learn more about the unique manufacturing challenges large gears present, Gear Technology spoke with Gleason and Norton|Saint-Gobain Abrasives about their solutions.

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Klingelnberg P 152 Latest Addition to Measuring Center Family

The increasing cost pressure on large components for wind power requires new technologies that will enable proven principles for high-volume and mass production of smaller components to be transferred over to large components. To meet this need, Klingelnberg has developed a new precision measuring center. The P 152 is the latest addition to the family of Klingelnberg precision measuring centers. It is capable of measuring components with a maximum outside diameter of 1,520 mm and workpiece weights up to 8,000 kg with the usual precision.

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Increase profits in 2023 with these Great 8 tips.

Increase profits in 2023 with these Great 8 tips.

Simplify your manufacturing, see happier customers and secure higher margins in the new year. Read The Great 8 of Manufacturing and Why You Need Them whitepaper today to start improving.

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Gear Machines in stock at Nidec Machine Tool America

Gear Machines in stock at Nidec Machine Tool America

Nidec’s Legendary Reliability is available for quick delivery. Nidec Machine Tool America has hobbers, shapers and gear grinders in stock and ready to get your production up to full speed. Call Scott Knoy at 248-756-5017.

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Solar Atmospheres Now Offers Oil Quenching Capabilities

Solar Atmospheres Now Offers Oil Quenching Capabilities

Solar Atmospheres provides low pressure carburizing (LPC) in vacuum to increase the surface hardness/strength of gearing for improved friction and wear. LPC delivers clean parts with less distortion reducing post process finishing operations, and costs. For lower hardenability alloys and/or to attain higher core hardness on gears, Solar now offers vacuum oil quenching!

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oelheld’s DiaGrind: Increased Productivity & Cost Efficiency

oelheld’s DiaGrind: Increased Productivity & Cost Efficiency

Conquer your gear manufacturing challenges with oelheld’s DiaGrind series. Increase grinding wheel and cutting tool life, reduce grinding burn and burrs, gain excellent air release properties, and achieve machine cleanliness – all with DiaGrind. Successfully used on gear hobbing, grinding and shaping applications.

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Gear Manufacturer Online Auction Sale Ends 1/17/23

Gear Manufacturer Online Auction Sale Ends 1/17/23

After 75 Years Twin City Gear is liquidating all assets via online auction. Manufacturers include Reishauer, Klingelnberg, Barber Colman, Fellows G & E, Sharp, Bridgeport and many more! Nearly 700 Lots of used machines and 1,000’s of Hobs, Shaper Cutters and Change Gears.

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State of the Gear Industry

State of the Gear Industry

Gear Technology's annual State-of-the-Gear-Industry Survey is a valuable resource for the entire industry, helping us better understand the current economic position and outlook for companies manufacturing gears. The survey takes less than 10 minutes and results will be available in the January/February 2023 issue.

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