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   Gear Manufacturing Technology Update       December 14, 2022

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Liebherr Provides Innovative Automation Solutions

Liebherr has integrated the EV technological transition into the further development of its automation solutions and built-up corresponding expertise to support its customers in the design of new manufacturing processes. The company designs manufacturing lines for both conventional and electrified drive systems and, with its modular automation solutions, covers all requirement profiles from individual stations to turnkey systems—whether it is for combustion engines or for e-mobility.

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On the Loop

The mere mention of artificial intelligence (AI) often conjures one dystopian vision or another—perhaps the prime example of all is the HAL 9000 going spectacularly awry in the film 2001: A Space Odyssey. The prospect of the widespread adoption of AI is understandably alarming to people in a host of ways. However, as AI and other control mechanisms affecting systems grow increasingly sophisticated, the human link to these processes becomes critical. We are familiar with closed-loop manufacturing, but as AI systems are being leveraged and scaled, what will meaningful human interaction “on the loop” look like?

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Southern Gear: Your Best Defense!

Southern Gear: Your Best Defense!

Land, sea, air, and outer space. When there’s no room for failure. That’s where you’ll find Southern Gear’s custom precision gears at work, both fine and medium pitch cylindrical gears and the best in bevel gears.
Keep your guard up. Look to Southern Gear for your next aerospace and defense project.

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Machine Tool Builders: Your One-Stop Shop

Machine Tool Builders: Your One-Stop Shop

Take your production to the next level with Machine Tool Builders’ world-class lineup of new gear manufacturing technologies, featuring: horizontal and vertical hobbing, generative & profile grinding, chamfer/deburr & inspection, plus the industry-leading rebuilds, retrofits and service that we’ve built our reputation on since 1995.

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The perfect E-Shaft

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.

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Game Changer

Game Changer

With Gleason’s HFC Hard Finishing Cell, fast, automated production of 100%-certified precision gears is a reality. HFC connects threaded wheel gear grinding with in-process gear inspection and any desired auxiliary processes. Gear checking, process corrections and integrated gear noise analysis are executed in a Closed Loop, in real time.

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ECM Robotics & Advanced Automation

ECM Robotics & Advanced Automation

Break the barrier from FURNACE SYSTEM AUTOMATION to ADVANCED AUTOMATION with ECM Robotics. Incrementally upgrade with robotics specific to heat treating to ensure consistent production flow and managed labor expenses. Automate existing/new furnace systems with leading-edge technology (including washers, tempers, cryos…) for efficient part sorting, workload assembly/disassembly & AGV transport.

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We are here for you: Nidec Machine Tool America

We are here for you: Nidec Machine Tool America

Grounded in over 81 years of history, and building on entirely new thought, Nidec Machine Tool America is leveraging our global network to bring advances never before seen in the gear market. We're delivering even greater accuracy, productivity, and reliability. In these exciting times, we continue to focus on our customers.

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Perfect fit: gear cutting machines and automation

Perfect fit: gear cutting machines and automation

With the increased labor shortage, it is crucial to find flexible solutions to minimize standstills and maximize productivity. Liebherr offers the right automation for your gear production. Flexible cells with robot applications such as pick-and-place tasks, bin picking or machine loading are versatile and can be integrated into a functional overall system.

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CERATIZIT MaxiMill 491 Features New Insert Size for Added Flexibility

CERATIZIT MaxiMill 491 Features New Insert Size for Added Flexibility

For maximum productivity and machining application versatility, CERATIZIT offers a wide range of tooling systems within its expansive Indexable Milling line of products that includes the company’s new MaxiMill 491.

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Exact Metrology Organized #HandsOnMetrologyFair

Exact Metrology Organized #HandsOnMetrologyFair

Exact Metrology: A Division of In-Place Machining Company, a comprehensive 3D metrology service provider and hardware sales company, hosted their #HandsOnMetrologyFair in Brookfield, Wisconsin, Cincinnati, Ohio and Moline, Illinois.

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