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   Gear Manufacturing Technology Update       August 16, 2023

Efficient Turnkey Machining of Complex E-drive Components

For the transmissions of electric vehicles to develop the desired high torque under all driving conditions, a very large gear ratio is needed, which requires high speeds. The manufacturers of rotor shafts are thus facing new challenges, such as the significantly lower shape and position tolerances and the need for greater machining precision. Skiving is used to produce gears in green machining. Thanks to the latest developments in manufacturing technology, skiving has emerged as an efficient and flexible alternative over recent years for the gearing of components.

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Nidec Machine Tool America appoints Todd Hughes as West Coast Sales Manager

Todd Hughes is now the Regional Sales Manager for Nidec Machine Tool America (NMTA). He is responsible for gear machine tool sales in California, Oregon, Washington, Utah, Arizona, and British Columbia. In a first for NMTA, Mr. Hughes will also promote and help customers with the full complement of gear-cutting tools, such as hobs, shaper cutters, skiving tools, shave tools, and tool services such as sharpening and coating.

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One-Stop Solution Provider for all Blasting & Peening Requirements

One-Stop Solution Provider for all Blasting & Peening Requirements

Sinto Surface Technologies business is comprised of National Peening, Inc. and Technical Metal Finishing. There are six service centers that provide a variety of finishing services across a wide range of part sizes and configurations. National Peening and Technical Metal Finishing hold various accreditations such as NADCAP AC7117, NADCAP AC7004, ISO 9001:2015, ISO 13485:2016, AS 9100:2016 and ITAR.

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New dimensions in gear skiving

New dimensions in gear skiving

Gear manufacturers are seeking alternative processes that are more productive and cost-effective than the gear shaping method and more flexible than broaching. The new gear skiving machine generation LK 500 DC by Liebherr is equipped with innovations for efficient and economical production. Liebherr provides the machine, tools, and process knowledge for successful gear skiving.

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PDS Offers Industry-Leading 24-Month Spindle Warranty

PDS Offers Industry-Leading 24-Month Spindle Warranty

Protect capital equipment and help prevent unexpected challenges with a Spindle Health Monitoring System. Mounted externally or embedded within a spindle, the advanced system helps prevent malfunctions, machine crashes, and downtime. Add peace of mind with PDS's industry-leading PrecisionCareSM 24-month spindle protection plan and warranty. Contact PDS for details or 704-922-1206.

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We have machines in stock for quick delivery! Be more productive sooner.

We have machines in stock for quick delivery! Be more productive sooner.

NIDEC MACHINE TOOL AMERICA has hobbers, shapers and gear grinders in stock for quick delivery. Why wait when you can be more productive sooner? Call Scott Knoy at 248-756-5017.

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A New Dimension in Productivity

A New Dimension in Productivity

With Star SU Scudding® and skiving tools, quality meets speed with productivity 5 times faster than conventional gear cutting processes. Achieving surface finish and quality level far superior to traditional gear cutting technology, skiving allows the machining of internal or external gears/splines without the need of an undercut or groove.

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MORE THAN YOU EXPECT

MORE THAN YOU EXPECT

Discover a PittlerWorld - Simply more than Skiving.
From workshop-oriented user interface and software package to autonomic production with lower tool costs.

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