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   Gear Manufacturing Technology Update       April 12, 2023

Profile: Gleason Plastic Gears (GPG)

In this interview, we learn about Gleason Plastic Gears (GPG), a division of Gleason Corporation that specializes in designing and manufacturing plastic gears using their proprietary no-weldline technology. The interview covers topics such as the advantages of the no-weldline technology, surprising applications where plastic gears are replacing metal gears, promising materials and methods for the future of plastic gears, challenges faced by plastic gear designers, and recent developments in services, software, and manufacturing technology.

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KISSsoft Releases Training Schedule Through Summer 2023

In the KISSsoft training program running until summer 2023, you will find introductory training courses, advanced training courses, and special training courses on selected topics including Live Stream, Special: Fine Pitch Gears in Plastic and Sintered Material

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A NOT TO BE MISSED OPEN HOUSE, 12-13 APRIL.

A NOT TO BE MISSED OPEN HOUSE, 12-13 APRIL.

Gear Up for Precision Open House starts today! Are you in the Wixom, Michigan area? Visit us! The WENZEL America and Nidec facilities will be open to visitors with displays, technical discussions, and presentations. WENZEL will have the flagship LH CMM with REVO, along with other CMM solutions and the latest in gear metrology in action. Nidec will have the new GE15HS high-speed hobbing machine running with Load & Go automation. Visit us on 12 and 13 April!

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Where Precision Takes Shape

Where Precision Takes Shape

Dream it, we can make it. Gleason Plastic Gears is your single source for the design, manufacture, assembly and inspection of all types of cylindrical and bevel plastic gearing for applications requiring greater precision and more ingenuity.

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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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Seminar: Methods and Best Practices for Gear Process Engineering

Seminar: Methods and Best Practices for Gear Process Engineering

May 9 to 11, 2023 - Don’t miss this three-day seminar featuring 8 Industry Experts presenting comprehensive training for new gear process engineers. The course features a full day on heat treat distortion. The seminar is sponsored by Arvin Global Solutions and will be held at the Northern Illinois University Facility in Naperville, Illinois.

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Join us for AGMA's Reverse Engineering - Only 3 Spots Left!

Join us for AGMA's Reverse Engineering - Only 3 Spots Left!

The course will be presented online by Raymond Drago, P.E. on April 25th and 26th from 12-4pm ET each day.

Reverse engineering a gear system is a not too unusual a task and in many, but not all, cases the process goes fairly well. It is important, however, to fully understand the process and the best practice procedure for reverse engineering a gear system.

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Join ABMA for Advanced Concepts of Bearing Technology

Join ABMA for Advanced Concepts of Bearing Technology

The course will be presented by three of our experienced instructors in Rosemont, IL from June 5 to June 8 from 8am – 5pm each day.

This course challenges the experienced engineer in areas such as failure modes, friction & wear, fatigue life calculation methods and load distribution. This class would be most beneficial for engineers with 2-3 years work experience in bearings.

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