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   Gear Manufacturing Technology Update       March 1, 2023

2022 AGMA Technical Committee Activity

Thanks to our many hardworking volunteer committee members, 2022 was a productive year for the AGMA Technical Division with the publication of two new and three revised information sheets. Among the publications, the AGMA Bevel Gearing committee revised AGMA 929-C22, Calculation of Bevel Gear Top Land and Guidance on Cutter Edge Radius, which has expanded calculations to anywhere along the face width instead of just the toe, mean, and heel.

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GWJ Technology Releases Latest Version of SystemManager

GWJ Technology GmbH presents the new version of its system calculation software SystemManager as an extension of its well-known solutions eAssistant as a web solution and TBK as a classic desktop application. SystemManager is a system calculation for designing and optimizing various types of gear systems, ranging from multi-stage cylindrical gearboxes to power-split transmissions, manual gearboxes, and any types of planetary geartrains and worm and bevel gearboxes. This is a true multishaft system, i.e., the SystemManager is based on a FE multishaft system with gears as nonlinear coupling elements.

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A reliable partner for power transmission critical gears and bevel sets

A reliable partner for power transmission critical gears and bevel sets

CATTINI, a leading Italian gear and bevel sets manufacturer with one of the broadest custom gear production capabilities in the industry, is now proud to be serving the Americas. Many multi-national heavy-duty vehicle and machinery OEMs have been choosing Cattini for years.

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Fast, Agile Production of Truck-Size Gears in Higher Volumes

Fast, Agile Production of Truck-Size Gears in Higher Volumes

Gleason’s new Phoenix® 500C Bevel Gear Cutting Machine brings speed, flexibility and ease-of-use to medium and high volume production of precision bevel gears for trucks, buses, and other applications of similar size. Combine it with Pentac® Ecoblade Cutter System for unprecedented productivity.

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Machine Tool Builders: Your One-Stop Shop

Machine Tool Builders: Your One-Stop Shop

Take your production to the next level with Machine Tool Builders’ world-class lineup of new gear manufacturing technologies, featuring: horizontal and vertical hobbing, generative & profile grinding, chamfer/deburr & inspection, plus the industry-leading rebuilds, retrofits and service that we’ve built our reputation on since 1995.

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Technology for Gear Solutions

Technology for Gear Solutions

Miba Sinter Group is the technology leader in powder metal applications offering a wide variety of production processes. Semi-finished (near-net) blanks finalized by partner gear manufacturers deliver reduced machining time, waste, and costs. Net-shape spur and helical gears with NVH performance, high strength and precision, and cost-optimized design and production.

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KISSsoft Adds Data Export from Contact Analysis

KISSsoft Adds Data Export from Contact Analysis

Contact analysis can be used to calculate the transmission error and determine the profile modifications of a gear stage. In addition, a wide range of important gear-specific parameters can be calculated, such as tooth root stress, distribution of Hertzian pressure, oil film thickness, and many more.

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Jergens Inc. Introduces New Compact Zero-Point System (ZPS) Modules and Pull Studs

Jergens Inc. Introduces New Compact Zero-Point System (ZPS) Modules and Pull Studs

Jergens now offers two new zero-point-system (ZPS) installation choices for compact, light-duty applications. SP140 and K02 pull studs utilize pneumatics and a mechanical spring in a small package. Together they offer quick-change solutions for vise or gripper jaws, electronic component manufacturing, packaging machines, medical technology, and automation.

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