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   Gear Manufacturing Technology Update       June 21, 2023

Ceratizit Enhances Customer Service with New Technical Sales Engineer

Ceratizit has announced that Brian Krebs has joined the company as a Technical Sales Engineer based in Houston focusing on special tooling concepts. Krebs brings a wealth of cutting tool technical expertise to his new role with 18 years of experience in the manufacturing industry. For the last 10 years, Krebs has specialized in cutting tool distribution and integration programs in and around the Houston area.

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Star SU Expands Sales Network for Star Cutter Products Across North America

Star SU, the marketing, sales, and service affiliate of Star Cutter Company, has announced the hiring of three new area sales managers (ASMs). Each ASM will be responsible for growing sales in his territory across multiple product lines, illustrating the company’s ability to better serve customers through its vertically-integrated structure.

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Digital Live Machining Demonstrations Go Global

Global supplier of tools and technology for the metalworking industry, Sandvik Coromant, has released a new Digital Live Machining (DLM) session program. The sessions are hosted virtually from Sandvik Coromant Centers—a global network of facilities equipped with ultramodern machinery and technology. The DLM sessions provide live machining demonstrations, educational presentations, and interactive discussions with engineering experts.

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Power honing with SynchroFine – more refinement needed?

Power honing with SynchroFine – more refinement needed?

Shorter cycle time and optimized tool cost with Smart Honing and Vario Speed Dressing®. Moreover, employing a specialized oscillation method during honing can lead to a further reduction in surface roughness, thereby enhancing the overall surface quality. Discover the German Wunderkind by Präwema.

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Master Gears and Gauges from Star SU

Master Gears and Gauges from Star SU

Star SU offers a wide range of precision gauges for measurement, calibration, setting, and correction purposes including; master gears, setting masters, and rolling gears. Learn more about the entire offering:

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Spindles Repaired and Balanced for Higher Performance

Spindles Repaired and Balanced for Higher Performance

PDS provides better-than-new spindle repairs for precision machining applications. Two-step balancing minimizes vibration well within specs, properly dressed grinding wheel, optimal finish with eliminated chatter marks and precision profile, waviness, size, taper, and roundness tolerances met. Standard delivery time is 3-5 days, with emergency service available. Call us at 704-922-1206.

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JTEKT Announces Technology Days Event

JTEKT Announces Technology Days Event

JTEKT Technology Days, September 14 and 15, will showcase the company’s passion for advanced manufacturing solutions at the company headquarters in Arlington Heights, IL. Visitors will enjoy unprecedented access to the products, technologies, and dedicated people that drive JTEKT’s global operation—while enjoying the company’s hospitality throughout.

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New Machine for Cost-Effective Coordinate Measurement

New Machine for Cost-Effective Coordinate Measurement

Manufacturers wishing to progress from manual metrology to using a CNC coordinate measuring machine (CMM) have a new option to consider—the new ALTO 6.5.5 from CMM manufacturer LK Metrology, Derby, UK. Appealing to the entry-point of the CMM market, the machine has guideways made from aluminium, lowering the capital cost compared with making those components from ceramic, as is the case with most LK CMMs.

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