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   Gear Manufacturing Technology Update       August 2, 2023

CTI USA Symposium 2023 Recap

Our global push towards electrification continues to produce skepticism, pessimism, and doubt despite the many obstacles the automotive industry has overcome. There are good ideas, bad ideas, and the occasional terrible idea still on the table, but hearing all the debates, challenges and future considerations at the latest CTI USA Symposium in Novi, MI, reminds us EVs weren’t built in a day—and batteries, charging stations and all-electric heavy-duty trucks weren’t either. What we should appreciate—despite all the noise and uncertainty—is the men and women rolling up their sleeves and trying to solve the many challenges occurring in the e-mobility and electrification space.

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The Changing Face of the Off-Highway Drivetrain

If trade shows are still a major indicator of market growth, the construction and off-highway industries seem to be in a good place in 2023. CONEXPO-CONAGG and IFPE 2023 welcomed more than 139,000 attendees to Las Vegas in March. These visitors were treated to 2,400 exhibitors from 36 countries reaffirming the belief that innovation and sustainability will drive these markets in the coming years.

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Automated Solutions for Long Shafts & Heavy Gears

EMAG has hobbing machines with automated loading and unloading capable of machining parts up to 1000 mm long with weights up to 25 kgs. If your operation is looking to replace manual gear manufacturing equipment, our multi-axis machines are worth considering.

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e-Mobility & LPC with HPGQ from ECM

e-Mobility & LPC with HPGQ from ECM

As the drivetrain industry further transitions from ICE to EV, LOW PRESSURE CARBURIZING with HIGH PRESSURE GAS QUENCH has emerged as the optimal heat treatment method. Achieve consistent, high-quality metallurgy with very low distortion by performing LPC/HPGQ in your electric vehicle production line with an ECM vacuum furnace system

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Take Horizontal Hobbing to the N<sup>th</sup> Degree!

Take Horizontal Hobbing to the Nth Degree!

Introducing the HAMAI N70, for exceptionally fast production of high precision aerospace and automotive gears up to 70 mm in diameter, and shaft lengths to 250 mm. N70 packs more power and precision into a very compact package, with added rigidity and the capacity for gears up to Module 2.5. Easy to operate; available fully automated. See it in action at Motion + Power Technology Expo. Machine Tool Builders, Booth #3206.

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Efficiently geared, completely machined

Efficiently geared, completely machined

More efficiency: Multitask machines from Pittler: Hollow ring gear skiving for planetary gears on a single machine? No problem with Pittler SkiveLine. Do away with unnecessary special machines, become efficient, save production costs.
More effectiveness: The advanced cutting tools of the Pittler SkiveLine achieve an equivalent or even better result compared to comparable solutions for gear cutting.

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Croix Gear Announces New Look

Croix Gear Announces New Look

Croix Gear is excited to announce new branding that reflects how the organization has grown and developed over the past several years. It is a new look, but the same commitment to our customers, employees, and industry. Click the link below for a video announcement.

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Gear solutions for e-mobility by Liebherr

Gear solutions for e-mobility by Liebherr

New drive technologies in electric mobility are changing the requirements for gears and therefore for the quality of the tooth flank surfaces. Liebherr has addressed this issue and refined various technological solutions for e-gearboxes. Generating grinding with dressing-free CBN grinding worms, for example, ensures a high degree of process reliability.

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Join us at E-MOTIVE on September 27-28, 2023!

Join us at E-MOTIVE on September 27-28, 2023!

Discover the future of e-mobility at E-MOTIVE, the 15th international expert forum on electric vehicle drives. Top-class expert speeches, an accompanying exhibition, and networking opportunities await you on September 27-28, 2023 in Schweinfurt, Germany. Take advantage of this opportunity and register now as an exhibitor or participant.

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