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Gear Technology E-mail Newsletter February 2013 Edition

Your Monthly Resource on Gear Manufacturing.

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Blogging in Style

Lean manufacturing for job shops Those of you who have been watching geartechnology.com may have noticed a new item. That's right, we've started a blog. And our chief blogger is none other than Gear Technology technical editor Charles D. Schultz, who has already posted several short pieces to get you thinking:

We invite you to stop by and add your thoughts and ideas to any of the discussions on the blog.

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Come to Boulder, Colorado for a demonstration of the NILES ZE 1200!

The ZE 1200 is engineered for high quality with maximum grinding torque. It grinds internal or external gears, while utilizing dressable and non-dressable CBN grinding wheels. The machine comes equipped with a tailstock, on-board measuring, and advanced productivity features such as rapid pre-grind measurement, which optimizes stock removal and prevents excessive stock removal, for best process safety...

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KISSsoft Offers Highlights to KISSsys

KISSsoft Offers Highlights to KISSsys

KISSsys, KISSsoft's system add-on, enables you to model complete gear units and drive trains (module SYS). The "KISSsys assistants" (for parallel shafts and for single stage planetary gear units) guide the user through the steps involved in modeling a parallel or planetary gear unit...

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Schunk Releases New Sizes for WSG Series

Schunk Releases New Sizes for WSG Series

The WSG series of servo-electric 2-Finger Parallel Grippers are versatile, sensitive and simple to use. They are designed for parts handling and assembly processes where high flexibility or sensitivity are required. Schunk has now expanded the series with a long-stroke version and a compact small parts version...

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Latest News

Things are happening in the gear industry. Here's the latest.

Gear Motions Acquires Niagara Gear Corp.
Gear Motions Inc. has acquired Niagara Gear Corp. in Buffalo, N.Y. Niagara Gear manufactures precision ground spur, helical and pump gears for a large and diverse global customer base....Read more.

Sandvik Teams With Star SU for Gear Milling
Sandvik Coromant has teamed up with Star SU on an extended basis. Beginning as an authorized OEM agent, and now a national channel partner with Sandvik Coromant for Gear Milling tools, Star SU is a provider of gear related tools and milling cutters in the Americas...Read more.

Mazak Midwest Event to Showcase Total Manufacturing Solutions
Mazak invites manufacturers to its Discover More with Mazak Midwest event, taking place March 25 - 27 from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the company's Technology Center in Schaumburg, Illinois. The event will focus on ways to boost production efficiency through total manufacturing solutions, highlighting advancements in machine tool technology, automation systems, cutting tools and more... Read more.

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