Gear Manufacturing Technology Update September 7, 2022
IMTS 2022 Is Here … Are You Prepared?
The biennial International Manufacturing Technology Show (IMTS), billed as the largest and longest-running industry trade show in the Western Hemisphere, will take place at McCormick Place in Chicago from September 12–17. IMTS is where you can see all the latest technology from the leading manufacturers in order to build and grow your understanding of the gear industry. Linked here is our most up-to-date coverage of what you can look forward to from the Gear Pavilion and more.
New Norton Quantum Prime Is Revolutionizing Grinding Wheel PerformanceWitness a Grinding Revolution!
Norton Quantum Prime Wheels feature new, proprietary nano-crystalline ceramic grain that delivers exceptionally high grinding efficiency and part quality, as well as significantly longer wheel life than traditional ceramic grains. Quantum Prime grain is providing unprecedented productivity gains across a broad array of applications including gear grinding.
IMTS Booth N-237042
Join us at IMTS in Chicago, Sep 12-17. Highlights include the 2022 release of KISSsoft® Gear and Transmission Design Software, new manufacturing solutions featuring the Genesis 280CD Chamfer Cutting Machine, Gear Inspection at submicron level, a quantum leap in Gear Noise Analysis with KTEPS, and live manufacturing demonstrations from Gleason operations.
Save Up To 50% of Spindle Repair Replacement
PDS provides manufacturers with better-than-new spindle repairs for precision machining applications. PDS customers typically save up to 50% of the cost of new spindles. Expert diagnostic evaluations and metalworking spindle rebuilds for Milling, Turning, Grinding, Reaming, Drilling, Tapping, Boring, Routing applications. Contact PDS to sharpen your competitive edge! Call us at 704-922-1206.
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High Speed Hobbing and Generating Internal Grinding Nidec Machine Tool America
Come see high accuracy, generative, internal gear grinding! Come see high speed hobbing! At IMTS 2022, Nidec Machine Tool American will demonstrate the Nidec ZI20A-G internal generating gear grinder and GE15HS high speed hobber. Come see them at Booth 237036.
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.
Ferritic Nitrocarburizing (FNC) & Nitriding with FLEX
Ferritic Nitrocarburizing (FNC) and Nitriding with an ECM FLEX vacuum furnace system improves overall product quality, significantly reduces cycle time & energy consumption, and provides consistent throughput cadence for efficient production flow. Contact us to discuss automating your FNC or Nitriding production line with ECM Robotics.
The perfect E-Shaft
Integrated Complete Processing Raw to Finished Part
The pioneering integrated production solution, of the @DVS TECHNOLOGY GROUP allows highly economical complete machining of Monoblock E-shafts from raw to finished part. DVS Group has bundled the competencies of its subsidiaries @WMZ Werkzeugmaschinen, @Buderus Schleiftechnik and @Präwema Antriebstechnik.
oelheld’s DiaGrind: Increased Productivity & Cost Efficiency
Conquer your gear manufacturing challenges with oelheld’s DiaGrind series. Increase grinding wheel and cutting tool life, reduce grinding burn and burrs, gain excellent air release properties, and achieve machine cleanliness – all with DiaGrind. Successfully used on gear hobbing, grinding and shaping applications.
KHK Highlights Broad Range of Miter Gears
KHK USA Inc. announces its extensive selection of miter gears. These gears are available in high precision grades to perform at demanding torques and speeds, and they are also available in commercial grades for economical applications.
Velo3D Announces Hermeus Acquisition of Sapphire Printers for Aerospace Applications
Velo3D, Inc. has announced Hermeus, a company developing hypersonic aircraft for defense and commercial applications, has acquired an original Sapphire and a large-format Sapphire XC that is designed for high-volume production.