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   Gear Manufacturing Technology Update       February 7, 2024

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Southern Gear Adds Automation to Gear Blanking Operation

Southern Gear has equipped two Doosan CNC Horizontal Turning Centers with advanced RoboJob Turn-Assist robots, thus reducing workpiece load/unload times by 50 percent and allowing skilled machine operators to perform many other tasks.

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WFL Millturn Technologies Hosts Technology Days

The WFL headquarters in Linz opens its doors, from March 5th to 7th, 2024, and will be hosting national and international guests of different industries related to complete machining. In three days, you can find out more about the industry’s current trends and developments in an exhibition area of more than 4,000 m². And you get your first-hand WFL experience getting to know its offerings. Amongst other things, the focus of the technology meeting will be on the presentation of automation solutions of our partner and subsidiary FRAI. We show the innovative articulated robot in a robot cell, as one of the most flexible variants of automation of production machines and processes.

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Machine Gears or Worms or Rotors and Shafts?

If so, you’ll want to watch EMAG’s recorded webinar showing exactly how our CLC Series gear shaping, gear hobbing and milling machines optimize efficiency during production.

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Heat Treat Robotics & Advanced Automation with ECM

Heat Treat Robotics & Advanced Automation with ECM

Maintain consistent & efficient cycles while reducing labor costs & process instability by investing in ECM ROBOTICS for your heat treat production line(s). Automating your operation (including washers, tempers, cryos…) with cutting-edge ECM technology has never been easier for part sorting, workload assembly/disassembly & AGV/AMR transport. NEW VIDEO: https://bit.ly/ECMRobotics

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NIDEC Machine Tool America = stock machines

NIDEC Machine Tool America = stock machines

Hobbers, shapers and gear grinders: NIDEC Machine Tool America has stock machines available for nearly instant delivery. Financing is available. Call Scott Knoy today at 248-756-5017. One more thing… contact Federal Broach for production broaching, gear cutting tools and sharpen/recoat service – 989-539-7420.

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Next Level Precision: Cone Drive Harmonic and Cycloidal Gears

Next Level Precision: Cone Drive Harmonic and Cycloidal Gears

For almost 100 years, Cone Drive has been a trusted name in the gearing industry. Our comprehensive online configurator has been recently updated to include both harmonic and cycloidal solutions to provide the ultimate in precision motion control.

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Precision Automation for Large Parts Handling

Precision Automation for Large Parts Handling

New Gleason Automation for load/unload of larger parts speeds throughput, optimizes the process flow – and lifts the burden off the machine operator. The AR Series uses advanced vision guidance to ID the part and ensure proper orientation before loading it into the machine, even if it arrives without precise location directly from dunnage. Easily integrated with pre-and post-processes such as part washing, deburring, inspection and marking.

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Online Selector Now Available for LeCount Expanding Mandrels

Online Selector Now Available for LeCount Expanding Mandrels

Gleason has launched a new online selector tool for its popular line of LeCount Expanding Mandrels that greatly reduces the time and effort needed to exactly match any standard or special LeCount Mandrel to the application.

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2024 AGMA Foundation Scholarship Guidelines and Application Now Available

2024 AGMA Foundation Scholarship Guidelines and Application Now Available

The AGMA Foundation awards scholarships to outstanding engineering students at the Associate/Technical, Undergraduate, and Graduate levels. The scholarship program was created to help fill the need for skilled employees in the gear industry.

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