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   Gear Manufacturing Technology Update       September 27, 2023

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GMTA Introduces New Profilator 300-V

This modular machine platform used to cut gears, is equipped with one or two workpiece spindles in a compact design. It offers maximum flexibility due to its modular design and is individually configurable for various machining processes (i.e., scudding, hobbing, cycloidal milling, pointing, chamfering, and deburring). State-of-the-art linear drives in the x and y axis, as well as a torque drive in the a axis offers high machine dynamics for short cycle times and maximum accuracy/low costs. High machine rigidity is available for Hard Scudding of inner and outer diameters.

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Grob Systems 5-Axis Machining Center

Grob Systems, Inc., has announced power skiving applications on its G550T Mill/ Turn Universal Machining Center. The G550T is part of the Grob 5-Axis Turning Centers Line, capable of machining a part by milling and turning in a single setup, saving time, costs, and floor space.

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PDS Offers Industry-Leading 24-Month Spindle Warranty

Protect capital equipment and help prevent unexpected challenges with Spindle Health Monitoring and PDS’s industry-leading PrecisionCareSM 24-month spindle warranty. Installed into spindles or retro-fitted, the Spindle Health Monitoring System offers continuous spindle life monitoring using real-time vibration and temperature values. Protect your spindle while preventing machine crashes, malfunctions, and downtime.

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

Take Your 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, shaft lengths to 250 mm. N70 packs more power and precision into a very compact package, with capacity for gears up to Module 2.5. Available fully automated, reducing load/unload to just three seconds. See it at Motion + Power Technology Expo, Machine Tool Builders Booth #3206.

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Gear tool reconditioning on the Star NXT

Gear tool reconditioning on the Star NXT

The Star NXT linear CNC tool and cutter grinding machine sharpens both straight and spiral gash hob designs up to 8” OD x 10” OAL. The NXT also sharpens disk, shank and helical type shaper cutters, Scudding® cutters, and a wide range of round tools, making it a versatile tool room machine.

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Get Business Done Face-to-Face at MPT Expo

Get Business Done Face-to-Face at MPT Expo

There’s still time to register for MPT Expo and meet with qualified buyers in person. Close your computer for a few days and take a break from all the emails and virtual meetings. Come shake hands and meet face-to-face with decision makers shopping for solutions like yours.

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Don't Let Inefficiencies Slow Gear Grinding Operations

Don't Let Inefficiencies Slow Gear Grinding Operations

Struggling with customer order deadlines because of production delays on gear grinding machines?
Alleviating process bottlenecks before they become a capacity-constraint is critical to your bottom line. Weiler Process Solutions (WPS) is a structured application engineering program designed to provide engineering support to identify cost savings opportunities in your processes.

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Buy Your Favorite Tools, Support Your Local Schools

Buy Your Favorite Tools, Support Your Local Schools

From October 1–December 29, 2023, Big Daishowa will once again donate a tooling certificate valued at 20 percent of every qualifying order to the buyer’s school of choice through the Tools for Schools program. Schools can redeem certificates for any Big Daishowa products, including best-in-class tool holders, boring tools, cutting tools, workholding products, and presetters.

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Forest City Gear Hosts Gleason Gear School Students

Forest City Gear Hosts Gleason Gear School Students

Forest City Gear hosted a tour for students of the Gleason Gear School on September 20, 2023. For more than 70 years, Gleason Cutting Tools' school has led seminars in Rockford, IL on math, gear theory, and the required tooling, manufacture, and inspection of gears.

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